• #ABArare – Black-tailed Gull – California
    Another day, another ridiculously rare gull for California. On Friday, January 13, Bill Hill discovered an ABA Code 4 Black-tailed Gull near the John Denver Memorial, just east of Point Pinos in Monterey, California. Photo: Bill Hill/Macaulay Library (S336461196) John Denver Beach is just east of the Point Pinos Lighthouse   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick
  • Rare Bird Alert: January 13, 2017
    A great many birds of note have continued well into 2017, including the Common Pochard (ABA Code 4) in California, now merely only the third most interesting bird in that state this week. Also lingering long into the new year, the Amazon Kingfisher (5) in Texas and the Streak-backed Oriole   >>  read more
    By Nate Swick