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    #ABArare update – A lot of birds are sticking around

    Many of the "#ABArare" birds that we've written about over the past month or so are still around. Here's a quick east-to-west rundown of what's still being reported, with links to the original posts:

    Pink-footed Goose in Newfoundland: seen on Dec 9.

    Little Egret in Massachusetts: seen on Dec 10.

    Northern Lapwing in Massachusetts (Bridgewater): seen on Dec 9.

    Western Spindalis in Florida: seen on Dec 9, missed on Dec 10.

    Nutting's Flycatcher in Arizona: seen on Dec 10.

    White Wagtail: seen on Dec 10.

    Falcated Duck: seen on Dec 9.

    Gray Hawk: seen on Dec 10.

    Citrine Wagtail: seen on Dec 9.

    I also want to give an honorable mention to New York's first Virginia's Warbler. It was last reported on Dec 3, but there have been a few unsuccessful searches for it since then.

     

     

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    John Puschock

    John Puschock reports ABA rare bird alerts and manages #ABArare for the American Birding Association. John is a frequent participant in rare bird forums around the web and has knack for gathering details necessary to relocate birds. He has been a birder since 1984 and now leads tours for Bird Treks, as well as for his own company Zugunruhe Birding Tours. He has led tours to locations across North America, from Newfoundland to New Mexico and from Costa Rica to Alaska. He specializes in leading tours to Adak in the Aleutian Islands.
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      The White Wagtail was reported this morning, December 11th!

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      eBird shows the Hunterdon County, NJ, Pink-footed Goose still present December 11.

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