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, January 9, 2010

Año Nuevo!

Spent 40 minutes out in the cold and saw the following species. 5 species were new for the year and here's the complete checklist.
Welcome Skye, and Aaron should be on board soon.

Canada Goose - 7
Cooper's Hawk* - 1
Red-tailed Hawk* - 2
Mourning Dove - 7
American Crow - 2
Black-capped Chickadee - 4
European Starling - 78
American Tree Sparrow* - 19 (high count for the "yard"...thanks to two feeders within view from my designated area)
Dark-eyed Junco* - 13
Northern Cardinal - 1
American Goldfinch* - 1
House Sparrow - 6

Bonus mammal:

Coyote - 1

1 comment:

  1. Mammals?! Another list? ok...

    Southern Flying Squirrel
    Shorttail Shrew
    Least Shrew
    Eastern Grey Squirrel
    Eastern Fox Squirrel
    Red Squirrel
    Eastern Chipmunk
    Starnose Mole
    Eastern Mole
    Little Brown Myotis
    Big Brown Bat
    Striped Skunk
    Red Fox
    Gray Fox
    Deer Mouse
    White-footed Mouse
    Meadow Jumping Mouse
    Meadow Vole
    Eastern Cottontail
    Whitetail Deer


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