Birds of St. Matthew Island, the Most Remote Place in the United States

From the Spring 2019 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. With a flash of black wingtips against its spotless white body, my first-ever McKay’s Bunting flies along the beach even before our boat touches land. This Alaskan bunting is a grail-bird species seen by very few birders, or even ornithologists. That’s because in visiting this … Continue reading Birds of St. Matthew Island, the Most Remote Place in the United States