WOW... What a busy week for us!

First out the gate is Fraker, and he's on a roll—literally—across the Rocky Mountains and beyond. He's currently in Wyoming, but rumor has it he'll be heading south. Check out his daily reports:

Also out west this week is Dave Dolan, who picks up a few lifers in Utah:

The Two Fisted Bird Watcher contemplates "rareness" (and we ain't talkin' steaks) in "Medium Rare":

I reminisce about my childhood, the moment that I became a birder (vs a bird-watcher) and my take on recent Facebook discussions concerning the future of the ABA in "I, Birder":

...and of course, this week's Rarity Watch is up, and it's loaded full of NECOs and a Hooded Crow.

Check it all out at North American Birding:


-greg neise
Berwyn, IL