• Getting the Year List Started in Queens

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    On January first my year list, just like every other birder's year list, reverted to zero. Every single species, even the European Starlings above, count as one bird on the year's checklist. Sure, 2017 was a wonderful year , but out with the old, what have you done for me lately, and all that jazz. So before the hangover kicked into overdrive I was out the door, leaving an apartment full of sleeping revelers, seeking out some good birds for my year list. My main goal for the morning of 1 January was the Western Tanager that had made it onto the Queens County Christmas Bird Count and...
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