Posts tagged ‘lecontes sparrow’

Welcome encounter

Posted May 27th, 2011 by kcorliss. Comment (1).

There is an excellent birder in Fargo with an equally excellent reputation for finding great birds in our area. Mark’s parents have also made their mark in the bird watching world with lifelong contributions to avian research in western Minnesota. Among the recurring migrants Mark finds along the Red River is the LeConte’s sparrow. These [...]

Easy target in recent times

Posted May 29th, 2010 by kcorliss. Comment (0).

When visiting birders come to North Dakota most have a list of “target birds” they hope to see. There are a handful of species which might be considered North Dakota specialties so those are usually at the top of these itinerant bird-watchers’ lists. With the lush (at least in relative terms) conditions experienced by Cass County these [...]

ND specialty tips

Posted June 2nd, 2009 by kcorliss. Comment (0).

Lest I be accused of shameless promotion let me explain. If you get involved in this birding community a little bit you inevitably find yourself fielding requests from visiting birders regarding where to find this or that bird. For we North Dakotans, the list of target birds being sought by out-of-staters is not particularly long and it [...]