A big thank you goes out to Tristan, who demonstrated that at least one person reads this drivel. He pointed out that Illinois had been sadly neglected up to this point, so Redgannet made a special visit to Chicago to redress this oversight.
Tom and Pat were toe to toe in Costa Rica, so the numbers from there outshone anything else on the list for November, with over 60% of the month’s total shared between them..
8 beats shared 134 checklists accounting for 710 species. They birded 6 countries; USA, UK, Costa Rica, Serbia, Australia, and Mexico. According to eBird’s monthly round up, contributors from around the world submitted 678,667 checklists to Cornell’s collaborative list to which your beats’ contribution was 0.02%. Go Beats!
The year and life lists have been pushed to 2214 and 3564 respectively. Clare and Grant’s Partridge Pigeon should perhaps be worth 2?