Photo by Jean Potter • A rocky outcrop provides a perch for this singing male Eastern meadowlark.
It’s always fun to add another notch to one’s list of birds. Whether you’re a casual lister or a devoted birder, a new species always offers a burst of excitement in the wake of a first-time observation.
Sharon Foster sent me an email recently to share her excitement about a sighting.
“I’m excited to say my daughter and I spotted a meadowlark up on Cross Mountain last week,” Sharon wrote in her email.
Sharon said she hadn’t been able to do a lot of bird watching other than in her yard and nearby places.
“I never thought I was going to see a meadowlark,” she noted. They are fantastic. We were thrilled. He was just sitting on the fence.’
She added that she didn’t have her good zoom camera with her, or else…
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