Pectoral Sandpipers in Shasta County?

Well it’s not unheard of but pretty rare to see Pectoral Sandpipers in Shasta County. You see the Pectoral Sandpiper is a medium-sized sandpiper that breeds on wet tundra in both the North American and Siberian Arctic and winters mostly in southern South America1. I know range maps basically show the “average” or “normal” range […]

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Joe Overstreet and E. Lake Toho, 2/9/2013

It’s always fun when you get two lifers in two days. Yesterday a Lincoln’s Sparrowand this morning a Long-billed Curlew. I drove down to the Joe Overstreet Landing and had a great time there. The Curlew was very cooperative and easily found. It was hanging out with numerous Wilson’s Snipe. Then I found a Crested […]

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Best Photo of the Week Ended 20 Oct 2012

We are pleased to announce the winners of our most recent “Best Photo of the Week” Competition.Fabricio Vasconcelos Costa wins First Prize for his outstanding photo “Hepatic Tanager”.Don Getty wins Second Prize with “Wilson’s Snipe” and Rick Lieder wins Third Prize for the third week running with “A katydid nymph at the brink of dawn”. […]

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