2013 and beyond

It's pretty simple: the most birds seen or heard from one's yard during 2013 will be the "winner". Want in? O.k....then do it despite that.

2013 promises to be a lot less mean but still a carbon-free birding competition, even if slightly less exciting than a MEGA x EPIC hybrid.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Tree Swallows and a Kingfisher

Burned one more of the fields today and enjoyed the opportunity to stand outside and see what the south winds would kick over. Tree Swallows were observed repeatedly (3-4 birds) (#69), nice to hear their chattering again. The better bird was a flyover Belted Kingfisher (#70). This is not an easy bird here and probably only the second time I've gotten that bird in the yard. So I was surprised to hear the rattle of one going over. Other birds of note include 2 more WWCR (81 individuals total), continuing Pine Siskins, 130+ migrating cranes, phoebe, and a few vultures.

1 comment:

  1. Had another WWCR (female) today all by itself in the spruces. 82 in all...


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