How was your weekend? Did the New Year bring you any good birds? Don’t be shy… tell us about your best bird!

My best bird of the weekend was a puffed-up, pink-billed Dark-eyed Junco in one of the English Yews in front of my dining room window. I missed my neighborhood snow birds! Corey’s best bird was a rather unexceptional Swamp Sparrow on the Queens County CBC. Charlie ushered 2010 in with the same birds he left behind in 2009 and refuses to play favorites.

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

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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.