Category: Nature

Rare Visitor from Siberia is 319 for Stanislaus County

When Harold Reeve moved to Stanislaus County in the early 1980s, he thought it would be fun to develop an official Stanislaus County bird list. Back then, local birding was in its infancy and county birding, which requires birders to keep a list of birds they see in each county they visit,

Local Birders Agog Over Another Rare Gull

It could be said that Stockton’s David Yee is the pre-eminent pioneer of modern-day birding in the San Joaquin Valley. For well over thirty years, Yee has added record after record of unexpected bird sightings to our knowledge of bird distribution. A few years ago, Yee found a gull in northwestern Stanislaus