So that was May. Phew!
Despite looking way older than his years, we cannot attribute Regannet’s haggard appearance to hard birding, scoring only 19 during eBird’s Big Day was not the greatest effort expended on May 4th. In fairness, he had to celebrate Star Wars Day with his teenage son as this is their only means of effective conversation. 3 guesses as to where the award for biggest day and best follow-up post goes?
Here’s hoping that you all had a great migration and that the summer brings more opportunities for great encounters with the southern visitors. For those of you whose summer and winter are opposed to the northern version, we wish you a productive approach to the colder months.
These are the numbers acheived by 10 (we have a new contributor, Paul, from Mexico) beats during May;
We visited 8 countries (Costa Rica, USA, UK, Australia, Serbia, Greece, Kuwait and Mexico) and noted 776 birds from 160 checklists. The year list has reached 1843 and the life list stands at 3739.
Here they are;