Barbara and I found a winter adult Black-legged Kittiwake today at the quarry pond that is north of Belt Line Road and south of the Rockford airport runways. We watched it on the water, then it flew around for a while over that pond before flying south into the large quarry pond at the sand and gravel operation on the south side of Belt Line Rd. We were able to put out some calls to folks whose cell #s we had. Brad and Randy Grover and Larry Balch were able to get to the area and relocate the bird. As far as I know, this is the first time that this species has been seen in Winnebago County. A great bird for the Kishwaukee CBC!