Another roundup from NAB:

Dave Dolan is still in Idaho, and he's got some great shots of Ruffed Grouse and Black-backed Woodpecker:
http://www.nabirding.com/2011/07/16/...dpecker-day5b/

Josh Engel chimes in about birding during layovers in Germany (outside our area, yes...but we'll let it slip just this once):
http://www.nabirding.com/2011/07/17/...ng-in-germany/

Elliot Schunke is in northern Florida birding and banding in Tall Timbers:
http://www.nabirding.com/2011/07/19/...t-of-longleaf/

I contemplate the seventh big day that Skrentny and I will be running this year, and take a look at what we've achieved so far:
http://www.nabirding.com/2011/07/20/...ig-day-really/

Chris West handles this week's Rarity Watch, and there's more snippets and tangents to boot. Check it all out at North American Birding: http://www.nabirding.com

Cheers,

-greg neise
Berwyn, IL

ps- did we really go a whole week without hearing from Fraker???