Now that the Obama administration is firmly ensconced in Washington DC, American Robins are nesting just outside the White House briefing room.  Apparently, this is the first record of robins nesting on White House grounds since ex-Vice President Dick Cheney allegedly started ordering robin-egg omelets for breakfast, that is, when he couldn’t get his preferred souls of small children to devour.

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.