Posted 15 June 2012 - 09:55 PM
2013 New Year's Resolutions:
Get my lifelist to 300, GOT IT #300 was Blue-footed Booby!
Finally get Vesper Sparrow and Mountain Quail. Got Mountain Quail 8/5. YAY!!!
Top my previous single year best (2011-253) Did it! Painted Redstart made 253 and Clapper Rail made 254. With my latest lifer (see below) I am at 260 as of 12/16.
Now the only thing left to do is find a Vesper Sparrow. GOT IT!!!
Vesper Sparrow; Cooperstown Rd., Stanislaus County, CA, 12/16/13
Clapper Rail; Arrowhead Marsh, Oakland, CA, 11/16/13
Painted Redstart; Lewiston Ave., Berkeley, CA, 11/16/13
Blue-footed Booby; Gull Rock, Marin County, CA, 11/3/13
Northern Waterthrush; Modesto Wastewater Treatment Facility, Modesto, CA, 10/27/13
Favorite Recent Birds (non-lifers):
Blue-winged Teal, Sandhill Crane, Great Horned Owl; Vic Fazio Wildlife Area, Yolo County, CA, 12/1/13
TWO Greater Roadrunners; Dinosaur Point Rd., Merced and Santa Clara Counties, 11/25/13
Lewis's Woodpecker; Dinosaur Point Rd., Merced County, CA, 11/25/13
Sage Thrasher; Romero Visitor Center, San Luis Reservoir, Merced County, CA, 11/25/13
White-winged Scoter; O'Niel Forebay, Merced County, CA, 11/25/13
Posted 16 June 2012 - 01:54 PM
ABA list: 370 Latest- Greater Scaup
Yard List- 94 latest: Hermit Thrush
My flickr (yay for them making my flickr back to "nromal"): http://www.flickr.co...s/89595711@N08/
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I may live in San Diego County, but my home and heart will always be in Missouri.
Posted 16 June 2012 - 03:42 PM
I use raisens in suet mix and in fruit bowls with other fruit bits and even put them in with the mealworms some times. the robins here especially eat the raisens especillly in the years that some stay around all winter.
Posted 16 June 2012 - 04:32 PM
"There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud."
Posted 16 June 2012 - 07:40 PM
Life list (non ABA)- 217
Coolest: Audubon's Warbler
2013 Year list- 189 (We surpassed last year's end total of 171)
Yard list- 113
Latest: Fox Sparrow
Posted 18 June 2012 - 03:20 AM
I'd rather be birding.
Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:58 AM
Life List(156): Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Trumpeter Swan, Wood Duck, Gadwall, American Black Duck, Mallard, Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Canvasback, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Wild Turkey, Pied-billed Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Little Blue Heron, Cattle Egret, White-faced Ibis, Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, Turkey Vulture, Mississippi Kite, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, American Kestral, Merlin, Sora, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Snowy Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Black-necked Stilt, Solitary Sandpiper, Greater Yellowlegs, Willet, Lesser Yellowlegs, Upland Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Wilson's Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Franklin's Gull, Bonapare's Gull, Rock Pidgeon, Euraisian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Eastern Screech-owl, Great Horned Owl, Burrowing Owl, Barred Owl, Common Nighthawk, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, Red-headed Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Red-naped Sapsucker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-pewee, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher, Least Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Loggerhead Shrike, Bell's Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, Western Scrub-jay, Steller's Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Carolina Chickadee, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White Breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Eastern Bluebird, Hermit Thrush, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Brown Thrasher, European Starling, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Northern Parula, Yellow Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Black-and-White Warbler, American Redstart, Louisiana Waterthrush, Chipping Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Le Conte's Sparrow, Harris's Sparrow, Song Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Lazuli Bunting, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, Purple Finch, House Finch, Cassin's Finch, Pine Siskin, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow
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