Saturday, August 25, 2012

Yellow-breasted Chat in Plymouth

Yellow-breasted Chat, Manomet bird banding station, Aug 23, 2012
I took a trip down to Plymouth on Thursday to meet up with Ian Davies. We spent a few hours in the morning at Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences observing the bird banding occuring there. One of the birds caught that day was a Yellow breasted Chat. This was by far the best look from so close I have ever gotten of this species. This species is caught several times a year at this location but is quite rare inland in Massachusetts.

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