Rare Chicken — Maria Mudd Ruth

rare birdFounded in 2010 by former unbiased booksellers, Rare Chicken is a Los Angeles-based impartial writer of fifty books a year, specializing in fiction, nonfiction, memoir, leisure, humor, politics, and present occasions. Other late-migrant species of note in the course of the past week included: YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER, GREY CATBIRD, HERMIT THRUSH, SWAINSON’S THRUSH, CRIMSON-EYED VIREO, and EASTERN PHOEBE. Look out, here they come, Shorebirds that’s. A nice grouping of migrating shorebirds showed up on the complex this week highlighted, after all.

All three birds have been seen at Kipp Island though the RUFF also made another look at Eaton Marsh on Saturday but was solely seen by two individuals. There was a giant push of migrants this week with a majority reported at this time. Best birds had been LENGTHY BILLED DOWITCHER at the Wildlife Drive and STILT SANDPIPER at Mays Level Pool.

Observe that the Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Retailer in Shelbourne Plaza posts the bird reviews from the Sunday stroll. Other late-migrant species of word in the course of the previous week included: GREY CATBIRD, HERMIT THRUSH, SWAINSON’S THRUSH, YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER, JAP PHOEBE, HOME WREN, MARSH WREN, BOBOLINK, and RED-EYED VIREO.

NIGHT GROSBEAKS and PINE SISKINS have been reported from scattered locations through the past week. One other good week for SHOREBIRDS with 15 species reported together with WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER, LONG and SHORT BILLED DOWITCHERS, WILSON’S PHALAROPE, STILT SANDPIPER and BAIRD’S SANDPIPER.