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Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus), San Mateo County, California, Sail Rock, Pillar Point, El Granada, 13 August 2016

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This individual was first seen on the Farallon Islands 25 April 2012 and has been present in the San Francisco Bay Area off-and-on ever since. Digiscoped with Panasonic DMC-LX5 | Nikon FieldScope 3 | 30X WA | hand-held (no adapter)

Joe Morlan

Amateur photographer
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BLUE GROSBEAK, MONROE COUNTY, MICHIGAN, POINTE MOUILLEE STATE GAME AREA , 31 JULY 2016


THIS IS A PAIRED MALE ON TERRITORY. CONSIDERING THE STRING OF REPORTS IN RECENT YEARS, THE BLUE GROSBEAK IS PROBABLY IN THE PROCESS OF ESTABLISHING ITSELF AS A LOCAL BREEDER IN MICHIGAN'S SOUTHERN TWO TIERS OF COUNTIES. MARGARET JEWETT, CO-OBSERVER, AND ALAN RYFF.

Alan Ryff

Amateur photographer

© Alan Ryff
BLUE GROSBEAK, MONROE COUNTY, MICHIGAN, POINTE MOUILLEE STATE GAME AREA , 31 JULY 2016


THIS IS A PAIRED MALE ON TERRITORY. CONSIDERING THE STRING OF REPORTS IN RECENT YEARS, THE BLUE GROSBEAK IS PROBABLY IN PROCESS OF ESTABLISHING ITSELF AS A LOCAL BREEDER IN MICHIGAN'S SOUTHERN TWO TIERS OF COUNTIES. MARGARET JEWETT, CO-OBSERVER, AND ALAN RYFF

Alan Ryff

Amateur photographer

© Alan Ryff
Red-necked Stint (Calidris ruficollis), Alameda County, California, Frank's Dump, Hayward Regional Shoreline, Hayward, 13 July 2016

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Digiscoped with Panasonic DMC-LX5 | Nikon FieldScope III | 30XWA | hand-held (no adapter)

Joe Morlan

Amateur photographer
http://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/
© Joe Morlan USA
Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus), San Mateo, California, Pilarcitos Creek Mouth, Half Moon Bay, 30 May 2016

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Probably same bird was here 20 May 2015

Joe Morlan

Amateur photographer
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© Joe Morlan USA
Baird's Sparrow, Larimer County, Colorado, Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, 23 July 2016

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Never before recorded as breeders in Colorado, we now have colonies for at least the last two or three summers.

Derek Jackson Hill

Amateur photographer

© Derek Jackson Hill
Ruff (Calidris pugnax), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA, Stratford , 1 July 2016

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Ruff (apparent male), foraging in muddy marsh.

Frank Mantlik

Professional photographer
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I'm an avid birder and photographer, based in CT. A retired Postal Carrier, I'm in the field daily, birding or leading bird tours for Sunrise Birding LLC or local bird clubs. Many photo credits. I also give photo-illustrated presentations. I'm a past President of CT Ornithological Association (COA), and serve on its Rare Bird Committee (ARCC).
© Frank Mantlik USA
Laughing Gull, British Columbia Canada, Robert'S Bay, Sidney, July 8, 2016

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First record for British Columbia

Keith Taylor

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Other website: picasaweb.google.com/warbler2020
© Keith Taylor Canada
Pine Flycatcher, Santa Cruz Count, Arizona, Alsio Spring, 06/30/2016


Thanks to Melody Kiel's for guiding our group to this bird.

Nolan A Lameka

Amateur photographer

© Nolan A Lameka
Tufted Flycatcher, Cochise County , Arizona, Upper Ramsey Canyon, 06/26/2016


Thanks to Richard Fray an excellent guide.

Nolan A Lameka

Amateur photographer

© Nolan A Lameka
Yellow-green Vireo, Hidalgo County, Texas, National Butterfly Center, 6/22/16

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One of two singing Yellow-green Vireos found by Simon Kiacz

Dan Jones

Amateur photographer

© Dan Jones
Eyebrowed Thrush, Alaska, Gambell, 13 June 2016


Second individual found this spring at Gambell, where a very rare Asian stray. Also a late date.

Paul Lehman

Amateur photographer

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