Happy Day of the Dead! Don’t panic… this is not the first day of the inexplicably-trendy Zombie Apocalypse. El Dia de los Muertos is a splendid Mexican holiday that should be celebrated by remembering friends and family who have died, eating delicious food, and admiring Mexican warblers.
I haven’t had much luck spotting rarities at the lakeshore, but am keeping my ears open for new sightings of Evening and Pine Grosbeaks, both of which have been popping up in Western New York. Corey will continue to sift through the carnage of Hurricane Sandy for storm-tossed pelagics. How about you? Where will you be this weekend and will you be birding? Share your plans in the comments below.
In Mexico, the skies are filled with parrots!
(These particular beauties are Military Macaws observed by Jeff Gordon)