I had another push of migrants today adding a few notables for year/yard...
Philadelphia Vireo (95/102)
Canada Warbler (96)
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (97/103) - photo
Cedar Waxwing (98)
In total I had 8 warblers (MAWA, BLPW, AMRE, WIWA, TEWA, CAWA, CSWA, COYE). Other migrants from this a.m. would be Swainson's Thrush, Blue-headed and Red-eyed Vireos - photo, Eastern Wood-pewee as well as 2 flocks of V-formation Canada Geese totalling 63 birds...seems a bit late don't you think?
And, yes Sean, I am well aware that 3 of my additions mirror 3 of yours from Friday - guess it's just that time to be expecting these later migrants. You're just lucky I didn't get out on Thursday (or friday either) and get CAWA before you!
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.