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News - February 11, 2022

Rare sighting of Oriental turtle-dove wows birders

Asian bird, previously seen in California only twice, makes appearance in Palo Alto

by Sue Dremann

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood.

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Email Staff Writer Sue Dremann at sdremann@paweekly.com.


Posted by Gethin
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2022 at 10:32 am

Gethin is a registered user.

A big Thank You to Andy for spotting this rare bird!

Posted by execsongs
a resident of South of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2022 at 11:29 am

execsongs is a registered user.

Wow, thank you for the article Sue? Really great stuff. I lived there for 20 years. What a great story. Thank you again. I wish I could have seen it.

Posted by dvdkliu
a resident of South of Midtown
on Feb 10, 2022 at 2:28 pm

dvdkliu is a registered user.

I live right around here. It has been great seeing the birdwatchers come from all over the place so excited. They have been very kind and haven't been a nuisance at all. I am almost sad I'm not into birdwatching because I can't enjoy this to the same extent.

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