Comments for: Rare northern lapwing makes a visit

Posted Jan. 11, 2013, at 4:42 p.m.

This northern lapwing never had a chance. The world of birding has changed. It’s a mobile, high-speed, interconnected planet. Formerly, birding was a solitary pursuit, which appealed to shy, retiring introverts like myself. When a rare bird showed up, the fastest way to hear about it was through gossip. Eventually, …

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