How a bunch of teen birders spotted 100 species in a single day with Kenn Kaufman at the Point Reyes Birding Festival

It was April 27th at six in the morning. We had woken up an hour earlier and packed what gear we needed into our backpacks. After that, my dad and I quickly ate breakfast and drove southwest from Sacramento toward the coast of California. The sun was just coming up and as it became lighter, … Read more

Chasing a Rare Bird in California – The Worm-eating Warbler

One evening the news came. Andrew Lee, a prominent eBirder, spotted a Worm-eating Warbler in Sacramento County at a park only minutes from our house. This species had not been seen in Northern California for almost 50 years. January had just begun, so it probably got lost in the recent storms during migration. No one … Read more