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Monday, April 20th, 2009
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

Bird watchers line up along Hill Road west of Rockford Saturday trying to find Smith's Longspur, a sparrow-sized songbird of the subarctic tundra, in a corn stubble field. The bird, not usually seen in Ohio, is passing through Mercer on its migration route to Canada. Dozens of people from across Ohio and Michigan have come to see the birds.

Related online story:
Scores of birders flocked to a farm field west of Rockford over the weekend to view a rare bird reportedly not seen in Ohio for more than 20 years. [More]
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