Likewise, this wind-blown Northern Flicker is from Wyoming with cousins in Vermont.
One of my favorite birds, which we see down south in the winter, is the Black-necked Stilt.
Willets are likewise common on both coasts. It is great to see their breeding plumage as the alight with wings spread.
And lastly another favorite, a Whimbrel.
Dane and I leave for a few days in the Sierras in the morning where, given the western heat wave, the temperatures at 6700′ will be in the low eighties. Sure glad I packed my wool hat and down vest before I left Vermont.