Monday, July 27, 2015

2015 BIG YEAR - June Update

June 2015

This is the sixth monthly summary of my 2015 CONDO BIG YEAR!!!


Red dot is my condo building


Red mark is the blue area defined in the first map


Click for - BIG YEAR RULES


The birds! (new species in bold)-

Canada Goose  15
Mallard  4
White-winged Scoter  4
Double-crested Cormorant  50
Killdeer  1
Caspian Tern  15
Common Tern  20
Mourning Dove  1
Chimney Swift  2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  2
Purple Martin  1
Barn Swallow  2
American Robin  1
European Starling  2
Yellow Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Common Grackle  2
House Finch  2
American Goldfinch  2
House Sparrow  5

Total species - 23

Total ebird checklists - 1

Best birds of the month: N/A

Useless seasonal rarities: White-winged Scoter is kinda late? 

Highlight "big year" birds:  N/A

Checklists of the month:


#1 - http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23738603 (unquestionably my only checklist)
#2 - N/A
#3 - N/A


Total species added to the big year this month: 0

Big year total to date: 168



Target species going forwards: July will be a bit of a write off as well.... Heck, it's almost over, so I'll save it until then! I would have guessed that shorebirds would be my only shot at new species in July, but rarities can happen anytime so who knows!

eBird targets http://ebird.org/ebird/targets - Field Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Pied-billed Grebe, Ovenbird, Wilson's Snipe, Pectoral Sandpiper - are some of the reasonable species listed.

KM driven: 0
KM flown: 0
KM by boat: 0
KM by train: 0
KM by helicopter: 0

(1 Kilometer = 0.621371192237334 Miles)


Previous summaries: January | February | March | April | May |


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Thoughts:

I... I... uh... wasn't home. 

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