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Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 3rd November 2019, 23:21
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
You are right, totally forgot that the Parakeet...

You are right, totally forgot that the Parakeet is provisional.

Speaking of provisionals: does anyone know what's the status of Stejneger's Scoter? Some Big Year birders have that on Joe's list.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 3rd November 2019, 21:11
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet added. Next Australia...

Yellow-chevroned Parakeet added. Next Australia visit (4th-7th).

Now a 831 (including three provisionals)
+ 36 (not seen in 2016, including three provisionals)
- 42 (seen in 2016, not seen yet this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 1st November 2019, 15:12
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
I think it has to be an error, he left Elepaio...

I think it has to be an error, he left Elepaio instead of Swiftlet on the target list. There are pictures of Oahu Elepaios on his blog:https://birdingyear.com/oahu-birds-are-tough/
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 30th October 2019, 14:47
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Mariana Swiftlet is the only Hawaii species...

Mariana Swiftlet is the only Hawaii species missed by John that he saw in 2016. He got five species from Hawaii not seen/countable in 2016, so I think overall he's happy about Hawaii birding this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 27th October 2019, 12:45
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Exclamation Apparently he's not intrested in Continental ABA...

Apparently he's not intrested in Continental ABA record:


John's "hit list" from the blog post. Only obvious bird missing is Stejneger's Scoter. Is it still possible and is it going to be split...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 25th October 2019, 11:20
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Thank you! Apparently the Gray-backed Tern is a...

Thank you! Apparently the Gray-backed Tern is a miss then.

I wonder if Hawaiian pelagics become essential in future Big Year record attempts. John has eleven pelagic species from Hawaii not seen...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 14:37
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John's want list outside Hawaii: Code 1 - 2 +...

John's want list outside Hawaii:

Code 1 - 2 + 1
Purple Sandpiper
Great Cormorant
Short-eared Owl (Continental ABA only)

Code 2 - 6 + 5
Stejneger's Scoter - not split in 2019
Least Grebe
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 13:17
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
I have John's Continental ABA currently at 764....

I have John's Continental ABA currently at 764. He still misses six Code 1's and 2's, so at least 770 outside Hawaii. Still needs 15 more to break his old Continental ABA record of 784. Seems very...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 08:46
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Laughingtrush and Parakeet added from...

Laughingtrush and Parakeet added from Kauai.

Bulbul, Amakihi, Swiftlet and Elepaio are possible only from Oahu and Silverbill can be seen there also, so next to Oahu?

Still missing from...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 21st October 2019, 18:24
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Five new additions (Red Junglefowl back-added)....

Five new additions (Red Junglefowl back-added). He still needs at least Greater Necklaced Laughingtrush from Kauai.

Now at 821, still missing from Hawaii:

Code 2 - 5
Gray-backed Tern - not seen in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 20th October 2019, 21:48
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John's making progress in Hawaii: seven landbirds...

John's making progress in Hawaii: seven landbirds added in Kauai, including one he did not see in 2016 (Puaiohi).

Now at 816, still missing from Hawaii:

Code 2 - 10
Hawaiian Duck
Red...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 6th October 2019, 16:03
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John had Grey Wagtail earlier in Nome, but left...

John had Grey Wagtail earlier in Nome, but left and did not see the Eyebrowed Trush. His latest blog update:
https://birdingyear.com/fall-alaska-4-back-to-st-paul/
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 1st October 2019, 18:00
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John's latest blog post, about dipping...

John's latest blog post, about dipping Flesh-footed Shearwater on a repositioning cruise: https://birdingyear.com/sea-voyages-and-boreal-owls-september-21-26/

He's also worried about Least...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 28th September 2019, 14:20
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John's latest blog...

John's latest blog update:https://birdingyear.com/fall-alaska-pt-3-st-paul-island-sept-12-19/

The rarities on St Paul were mainly those he got earlier this year: White Wagtail, Siberian Accentor,...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th September 2019, 21:34
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
While waiting for the transition to St Paul, I've...

While waiting for the transition to St Paul, I've compiled a list of John's species of which he has not photographed.

He's got pictures of 752 species and is missing the following 41 already...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 11th September 2019, 10:07
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Tikli
Autumn calls of Pygmy Owl? Time of day would suit...

Autumn calls of Pygmy Owl? Time of day would suit better than Golden Eagle.
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 11th September 2019, 09:52
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John is very...

John is very happy!

https://birdingyear.com/best-three-hours-of-aba-birding-ever-might-just-be/

And going to St Paul. Now on 793, +30 -73
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Tikli
I agree, looks like a female Mallard to me also.

I agree, looks like a female Mallard to me also.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 9th September 2019, 17:01
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Tikli
Marsh Harriers hover regularly, for example when...

Marsh Harriers hover regularly, for example when catching prey.
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 9th September 2019, 16:10
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
In 2016 he got between 1.9.-31.12. outside...

In 2016 he got between 1.9.-31.12. outside Hawaii:
- 3 Code 1-2's
- 7 Code 3-5's from Alaska
- 12 Code 3-5's from elsewhere

He's still missing a lot of Code 3's from Alaska (list in post #138)...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 6th September 2019, 20:53
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Looks like he missed Least Petrel also. He's...

Looks like he missed Least Petrel also. He's added both murrelets, Buller's Shearwater and Red-billed Tropicbird. Guadalupe Murrelet is a plus-species (not seen in 2016).

Still missing from Alaska...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 00:39
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
John's first Alaska...

John's first Alaska report:
https://birdingyear.com/fall-alaska-pt-1/

He caught all species Muppit17 mentioned apart from Dark-sided Flycatcher. Two species not seen in 2016:
Olive-backed Pipit...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 30th August 2019, 05:22
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Tikli
Far left bird is an adult one, other nine are...

Far left bird is an adult one, other nine are juveniles.
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th August 2019, 14:56
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
And continuing on John's Big Year: he's got...

And continuing on John's Big Year: he's got photographs of 729 species and some missing are common birds, so the count is expected to be higher. If John's old blog page is correct, he got 774...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 25th August 2019, 14:52
Replies: 246
Views: 38,693
Posted By Tikli
Here's the blog post of John's Alaska...

Here's the blog post of John's Alaska plans.
https://birdingyear.com/family-time-then-quick-swoop-in-anchorage-before-gambell/

He got two common birds near Anchorage: Spruce Grouse (2) and...
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