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  1. Last-minute Mojave advice

    Thank you so much! Not many targets besides the flicker, titmouse, scrub-jay and thrasher, but it would nice to see pretty much any of thoe birds. I'll add all of these spots to the list. Do you think Fort Mojave may be worth a stop if it's a longer trip? Checking eBird it seems like a whole lot of vagrants end up there.
  2. Last-minute Mojave advice

    Hey all, this Thanksgiving break I will heading for a short trip to the Mojave. I'm not super familiar with the birdlife in that area, I know you can get stuff like Crissal Thrasher, Gilded Flicker, Juniper Titmouse etc. Any advice on birding the area will be greatly appreciated!
  3. Fall Issue of The Wrong-eared Owl is out!

    Thank you so much! ABA has done some promotion of our newsletter thanks to the wonderful Jennie Duberstein. We were also lucky enough to get a donation after I published the first issue that made it possible to work some more with it. P.S. If you ever want to contribute something, let me know!
  4. Dear Whatbirders, The fall 2017 issue of The Wrong-eared Owl is out! This issue’s theme of “Art Meets Science,” features young birders Johanna Beam and Liron Gertsman, as well as interviews with Jonathan Alderfer and Brian Sullivan. Read it here. Thanks, Elisa
  5. Burrowing Owl by Elisa Yang, on Flickr
  6. Whatbird's Young Birders!

    first issue of The Wrong-eared Owl is out! http://californiayoungbirders.weebly.com/uploads/4/8/1/3/48137765/the_wrong-eared_owl_summer_2017_issue.pdf DON'T FORGET TO *SMASH* THAT LIKE BUTTON LOL but for real, subscribe here: http://californiayoungbirders.weebly.com/newsletter--submit-media.html
  7. Hi Young Birders & Friends of Young Birders, The first issue of The Wrong-eared Owl, a quarterly newsletter made up of contributions from young birders, is finally out! Future issues will contain more interviews, articles, and other features contributed by me and other young birders. If you enjoyed this issue, you can subscribe to online issues for free here at our website californiayoungbirders.weebly.com. In the future, to create more quality content, we're really counting on more young birders hearing about us and being inspired to contribute. Therefore, we would really appreciate it if you took a minute to share this newsletter with a young birder you know. Spread the word! Read the first issue here: http://californiayoungbirders.weebly.com/uploads/4/8/1/3/48137765/the_wrong-eared_owl_summer_2017_issue.pdf Elisa
  8. It took FOREVER to get this picture because this was a sentry bird that was very skittish, plus the lighting was terrible, but worth it! California Quail by Elisa Yang, on Flickr
  9. Whatbird's Young Birders!

    No, anyone can do it as long as they're a young birder! The people in our club are just the ones putting it together and doing the writing/editing/etc.
  10. Whatbird's Young Birders!

    HEY YOUNG BIRDERS! Big announcement! I'm starting a newsletter for young birders, and BY young birders! It contains interviews, news, and some other stuff. This issue contains an interview with the founder of Cavity Conservation Initiative, and a wildlife biologist who works in the field. Any and all of you can submit photos, writing, etc. The audience will be pretty big because I have a pretty big combined network of young birders, and the people that support us. So there's big potential for people to see your stuff. You can find out more here http://californiayoungbirders.weebly.com/newsletter--submit-media.html
  11. A normal bird for you Easteners, but special for me!! Eastern Phoebe by Elisa Yang, on Flickr
  12. Canyon Wren by Elisa Yang, on Flickr
  13. Two from today! Tree Swallow / Tachycenita Bicolor by Elisa Yang, on Flickr Osprey by Elisa Yang, on Flickr
  14. 1. As far as I can tell, they're all Pectorals, although I could easily be wrong. 2. Looks like it, I can see the wing crescent 3. It's just a pectoral, they can show eye-rings from individual variation 4. Looks like another Pec to me.
  15. Bird from last fall

    American Pipit.