Scott over at Year of the Bird is well on his way to his goal of breaking the New York State Big Year Record, with an impressive 253 species already.  Nate of The Drinking Bird just got back from a run through western North Carolina that got him closer to his goal of breaking the North Carolina record.  And the biggest North American Big Day ever just happened in April, in, where else, Texas, with an amazing 260 species logged in 24 hours!

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.