• #ABArare – Dusky Warbler – California
    On September 24, Ron Thorn discovered an ABA Code 4 Dusky Warbler in a patch of fennel in San Mateo County, California. The bird has been fairly reliable in this spot, which just south of San Francisco and notably just north of the San Francisco Airport. I can’t immediately recall   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • Blog Birding #290
    ABA Board member J. Drew Lanham, whose new memoir was published recently, offers an excerpt of the work focusing on the concerns of a black man birding in rural South Carolina at Literary Hub. On mornings like this I sometimes question why I choose to do such things. Was I   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • #ABArare – Eurasian Sparrowhawk – Alaska
    St. Paul and Gambell are the most popular fall hotspots in western Alaska, but the Aleutians produce as well, despite less coverage. Frank and Barb Haas hit the jackpot on the western Aleutian island of Adak this past Wednesday (9/21) when they photographed an unusual Accipiter that looks like a   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick