• Best Bird of the Weekend

    21 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In a society that values consensus and clarity, speaking out against the conventional wisdom or shared beliefs requires bravery. Sometimes a moment demands a voice of dissent, even if speaking out could incur skepticism, ridicule, or even scorn. Nonetheless, when you positively ID a bird that differs from the usual expectations, you've got to spread the word. That's what being a hero is all about!
    While I would classify my birding this weekend as more clumsy than courageous, I did swim against the prevailing current by identifying a lone dowitcher as Long-billed when eBird cites the common...
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