As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Monday, 12 November 2012

Rare bird sighting in Ketchikan


 By MARY KAUFFMAN, SitNews


(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The first documented sighting of an Ash-throated Flycatcher was recently made in Ketchikan. According to avid bird watcher Steve Heinl and an Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist, he along with his friends Will Young and Andy Piston made this rare sighting in Ketchikan's Millar Street neighborhood Wednesday.

"I figured that people that live in the Millar Street neighborhood have been wondering what the people with binoculars and cameras have been doing wandering up and down their street for the past three days," said Heinl.


Continued:  http://www.sitnews.us/1112News/110912/110912_rare_sighting.html

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