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This rare Great Crested Flycatcher was found in Carpinteria on September 17, 2017.
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The American Ornithological Society’s 2017 supplement to the Checklist of North American Birds is out. This supplement details the splits, name changes and reorganization of birds. Read this easy to follow summary at the ABA Blog:
AOS 2017 Supplement
Posted July 9, 2017
See the new feature recently added to eBird Hotspots: Illustrated Checklists. Each Hotspot in the county now features an Illustrated Checklist which includes a frequency bar chart and best quality media for each species observed. To learn more visit the link below. Just click on any Hotspot from the list followed by the Illustrated Checklist tab:
eBird Illustrated Checklists
Posted June 18, 2017
Finding a rare bird can be an exciting and rewarding part of birding. Convincing others of your sighting may not be as important as adding your observation to the scientific record. Here are some links with helpful information on properly documenting rare birds, and just in time for fall migration.
Documenting Rare Birds
Posted August 27, 2017