Ever have one of those weeks so full of unbelievable birding that the prospect of ogling even one more avian seems untenable, if not entirely insane? My experience of just half of the Week Competition of this year’s gtbc utterly drained me. However, even that didn’t stop me from noticing that the American Tree Sparrows at my mother-in-law’s feeders have given way to cute little chippies; a Chipping Sparrow here signals spring even when the weather still says winter! Corey, on the other hand, found early summer in the form of a gorgeous Piping Plover

What was your best bird of the weekend? Tell us in the comments section about the rarest, loveliest, or most fascinating bird you observed. If you’ve blogged about your weekend experience, you should include a link in your comment.

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.