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Best Bird of the Weekend

One year ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

This has been the oddest May migration in memory, at least around upstate New York. The beauty of May, however, is that there are always birds, even if they're not the ones we expect!
Case in point, songbirds are moving through the Finger Lakes in fits and starts, but beach birds have been out in force, thanks to shockingly low seasonal levels for Lake Ontario. Why else would three new county birds for me- Least Tern , Laughing Gull , and White-faced Ibis -all turn up at the same place alongside other rarities? What a spring this has been! Corey got out and about in Queens early Saturday...
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