Why is an Orange-crowned Warbler called by this name when only a tiny bit of orange--rarely seen--exists on its head? Why is a Robin called a Robin when it is in the Thrush family? Come find out when Andrea presents results of her research at the February 8, 2018, Rochester Birding Association monthly meeting.
Come hear Andrea Patterson, President, Education Director and Newsletter Editor for BBBO, talk about the joyful moments, surprising revelations, and occasional heartbreak of birding in the hand.
This spring at Braddock Bay Raptor Research’s Bird of Prey Days I gave a talk that covered, among many other things, my love of the region and how lucky Rochester area birders in general are. To follow up on that I wanted to jot a few thoughts down on that very issue.