(KRON) – A tiny chicken — a willow warbler — shocked chicken watchers by displaying up in Marin County. Its look marks the primary time the chicken has ever been seen in California — and even the decrease 48 states!
The small chicken popped up at Rodeo Lagoon in Marin County final week. It’s possible surviving off small bugs and staying in shrubs.
The willow warbler breeds in Northern Europe and Siberia and spends winters in Africa. It possible acquired misplaced throughout its migration. It seems as soon as in a lifetime.
“As soon as in 10 or 100 million shot. It is rather uncommon. This has been seen a handful of instances on small offshore islands off of Alaska, which is nearer to Siberia than we’re, so this primary time seen in mainland North America is extraordinarily, extraordinarily uncommon,” mentioned Mark Dettling, an avian ecologist for Level Blue.
The sighting has attracted guests from throughout, all eager to get a glimpse. There is no such thing as a option to know if the chicken will keep in Marin or attempt to make its method again dwelling, or survive.