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Vagrants for Days…

The past week has been pretty crazy (and exhausting) bird wise. It all started last Sunday when I was able to chase a slaty-backed gull that had been found a few days prior at Presque Isle State Park on Lake … Continue reading

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Couch’s Kingbird — Alleghany County, MD

This past week, a Couch’s kingbird was found in Alleghany County, Maryland. It represented the first state record for Maryland. This was one of the species I missed when I visited the Rio Grande Valley a few years ago and … Continue reading

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Rufous-Necked Wood-Rail (First ABA Record) — Bosque Del Apache NWR, NM

The newest rare bird to hit the birding community is a rufous-necked wood-rail at Bosque Del Apache NWR in New Mexico. This is the first record of this bird in the ABA area. Even if it weren’t it is still … Continue reading

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