Year of the Loggerhead Shrike

We spent the New Year holiday at the Salton Sea. The morning of New Year's Day was a lazy one but we discussed, with great anticipation, what our first bird of the year would be - an important omen for the upcoming year, according to many birders. I jokingly warned that I would close my... Continue Reading →

A list & a Groove-billed Ani

So far this year, I have observed and reported 290 species of birds in California. I am still new to birding and hadn't been all that interested in "listing" until this year. My one and only New Year's resolution for 2017 was to submit at least one eBird checklist every day of this year. I've... Continue Reading →

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