As May slips gracefully into June, many birds in the Northern Hemisphere have settled down to do those things that birds and bees traditionally do. While males are still a-courting, you’ll be able to use song to find the rarities. So where are you going birding this weekend? Comment below on the excitement you have planned!

I’ll be heading back to Jones Beach to celebrate my sweet daughter’s second birthday but odds are good I’ll spot a seabird or two. Corey will continue his reign of terror over choice Queens habitat like Forest Park and Jamaica Bay. Charlie is finally headed back to Britain where he’ll likely get reacquainted with his family and gloat over his monstrous year list. Who knows, maybe he’ll even find time to check out some British birds…

While gearing up to watch the skies this weekend, be sure to indulge in Sky Watch Friday

Ferruginous Hawk
Watch the skies for raptors, like this fine Ferruginous Hawk (photo by Charlie)

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.