The painted bunting may be among the bird species heading futher north with climate change. Photo courtesy of Prayoon Charoennun.

VIDEO: Birders Flock to Potomac River to Glimpse Colorful Rare Bird

Like the paparazzi in the Hollywood Hills, a steady stream of people with cameras has descended on Great Falls Park in recent weeks.

Only, instead of an A-list actress, it’s a beautiful bird—rare in the Bay region—that is drawing the crowd. The painted bunting doesn’t usually come this far north, and birders are taking the opportunity to see one in Maryland.

Cheryl Costello went out with the self-proclaimed “bird whisperer” to try to get a peek herself. Watch below: