Trumpeter Swan was found in a pond (flooded farm field) at Hansonville, VA. in Russell County at 3:45. The pond is off to the right side of the road (rt. 19) near a weigh station. Ring-billed Gulls (82) and Mallards (6) were keeping it company. ...
Congrats to our 2017 Checklist-a-day Challenge winners: Kelly Krechmer, Fred MacKenzie, and Linda Rudolph. They were randomly chosen from the 2885 eBirders who entered more than 365 eligible checklists in 2017.
Submit 365 eligible checklist in 2018 (an average of one per day) for your own chance at free ZEISS Birding binoculars!
This morning Charlie Stephenson provided me with the opportunity to photograph the most captivating cardinal in Alabaster, Alabama. This yellow cardinal displays a rare mutation that causes the metabolic process to produce a different type of pigment than the typical red coloration. According to a biologist from Auburn University, this mutation is so rare that only one is seen each year in the United States. To see updates on this cardinal please check out: Jeremy Black Photography.