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ABA Rare Bird Alert
This account is for sharing rare and notable bird reports from the Area. It is maintained by the American Birding Association.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jul 24
It took until July for the ABA Area to see it's first potential 1st ABA record but it's a doozy, a Blue-and-White Swallow in south Texas. Plus, it's Pac Golden-Plover season on the east coast. Get caught up at the ABA's weekly Rare Bird Alert.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jun 29
TEREK SANDPIPER at Nappatree Point, Rhode Island continues to be seen today. Fourth Atlantic record in the ABA Area.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jun 12
As if Arizona didn’t have enough birding riches this spring, arguably the best bird of the year was seen late in the week. An Eared Quetzal (4), historically a very rare and extremely secretive vagrant.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Apr 8
Newfoundland is where the rarities are this week: EURASIAN OYSTERCATCHER in Elliston, and YELLOW-LEGGED GULL in St. John's (at Quidi Vidi, of course)
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Mar 29
Apparent MARSH SANDPIPER at Kern NWR, Kern Co, California:
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Feb 28
Washington continues to host a Siberian Accentor (4) into this week, and Florida birders keep track of a pair of Caribbean specialities in the south of the state in the form of a Thick-billed Vireo (4) and a La Sagra’s Flycatcher (4).
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Feb 7
IVORY GULL in Montana! SIBERIAN ACCENTOR in Washington! Late winter is producing some interesting rare birds across the ABA Area. Get caught up at the ABA's Rare Bird Alert.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jan 31
IVORY GULL found at Flathead Lake, Montana!
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jan 31
This week's ABA RBA includes a REDWING in Newfoundland, and a MERLIN in Hawai’i. Check it all out:
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jan 24
Another (or the same?) GREAT WHITE PELICAN has appeared in Florida. Details at ABA RBA on FB.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Jan 3
This week's Bird Alert features a bunch of wandering ABA area species, including: Snail Kite in GA Western Tanager in DE Townsend’s Warbler in NY Yellow-billed Loon in CO ...and more.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Dec 27
This week's ABA Rare Bird Alert includes: Crimson-collared Grosbeak (ABA Code 4) Garganey (4) La Sagra’s Flycatcher (4) Antillean Palm-Swift (5) NORTHERN GIANT PETEL (code OMG!!??)
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Dec 24
COMMON POCHARD found yesterday at Bear Lake, near Seward, Alaska.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Dec 20
This week's ABA Rare Bird Alert features: Red-footed Booby Garganey La Sagra’s Flycatcher Antillean Palm-Swift ... and remember when Slaty-backed Gulls were exciting? (Who are we kidding, of course they are.)
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Dec 14
This week's RBA includes: Rustic Bunting, Tundra Bean-Goose, Crimson-collared Grosbeak, Barnacle Goose, and a small host of more local vagrants.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Dec 6
This week's RBA includes: Ross’s Gull (RIP) Brambling Red-legged Thrush Pink-footed Goose Shiny Cowbird ... and a bunch of more local vagrants.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Nov 29
A NORTHERN LAPWING was discovered in Bristol County Massachusetts, Nov 28.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Nov 4
Red-flanked Bluetail in Laramie, WY today.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Oct 29
GREEN-BREASTED MANGO photographed this morning at the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center, TEXAS.
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ABA Rare Bird Alert Oct 5
Birders on St. Paul Island, Alaska had a great day Friday Oct 5: Gray Wagtail Garganey Rustic Bunting Eyebrowed Thrush
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