Sunday, December 31, 2006

Double Dip? No!

The birding couple saw the Tropical Kingbird - Maryland's first-ever - on Dec. 30. Some amazing pictures, by Bill Hubick, are here:

A good lesson here for all birders chasing rarities on other people's property. There was a lot of communication with the property owners, telling them why a crowd of birders was showing up, pointing bins, scopes and cameras at their house. They have been welcoming, and all the bird-crazy folk have been respectful of the property and neighbors. As it should be....


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