Yow! If your weekend was as hot as mine, you’re undoubtedly dragging your weary carcass into this new week. I don’t know what your excuse is, but I spend the weekend under a surprisingly intense sun reveling with a merry mob of friends and family. Yes, details will follow and yes, there were birds.

I’ve sought out the birds of certain corners of Potter County, PA for a very long time, but still lucked into a slew of stunners I hadn’t previously seen there. My real best bird of the weekend is featured below, but the most exciting actual avian was an American Woodcock stock still on the side of a country road. Double yow! Corey also lucked out with baby skimmers and baby terns and baby oystercatchers. As I understand it, he’s still reeling from the cuteness.

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.

Chicken Inferno 2011… the bird being wired up to blow

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.