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Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 22nd June 2019, 13:50
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Posted By trptjoe
...and for those keeping score, the 18th species...

...and for those keeping score, the 18th species is Black-chinned Sparrow.

700 around the corner!

Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 19th June 2019, 02:05
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Posted By trptjoe
Time for an update, huh? Amanda Damin just hit...

Time for an update, huh?

Amanda Damin just hit 600; a number of past and current Big Year birders are trying to get her to submit. Maybe now that she's hit this milestone it'll be time!

Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 15th June 2019, 02:35
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Posted By trptjoe
He's heading back to Arizona now. He just put up...

He's heading back to Arizona now. He just put up a blog entry about his last AZ visit. I emailed him about the Pacific Golden-Plover, and also about how I liked his photo of the Gambel's Quail so...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 10th June 2019, 23:35
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Tikli: you just did; he checks this blog. And...

Tikli: you just did; he checks this blog.
And thanks for spotting the Murrelet!

Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 9th June 2019, 22:36
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Okay, all updated. The Deans are back in the...

Okay, all updated. The Deans are back in the Lower 48, with 654. The McQuades only added four species, but they were a Code 1, 2, 3 & 4, giving them 627. John did well with shorebirds on Attu.
He...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 6th June 2019, 01:09
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Posted By trptjoe
Richard & Gaylee Dean become the first to hit 650...

Richard & Gaylee Dean become the first to hit 650 for the year (at least as far as I know)!
I don't have John's list, but I saw a list of some of the initial Attu sightings. Not bad out there this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 23rd May 2019, 02:09
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
John put up a new blog entry, with a shout-out to...

John put up a new blog entry, with a shout-out to this forum!
Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 21st May 2019, 23:38
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
If I had any brains I'd have checked the Forum...

If I had any brains I'd have checked the Forum before diving back in. Thanks, Tikli! I was just coming on to tell everyone that I found it, and you beat me to it. A fine, helpful community this...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 20th May 2019, 21:38
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Here's an updated list, as of this morning. I'm...

Here's an updated list, as of this morning. I'm still missing one of John's species, most likely a common one that he entered after the fact. He's going to look for it, too, but if one of you with a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th May 2019, 17:18
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
The other change was that he replaced his...

The other change was that he replaced his Swainson's Hawk listing (which was a listing error as opposed to an ID error) with this week's sighting, accounting for the Lucy's shift.

Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 19th May 2019, 13:30
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Addressing all three of Brian's questions, John...

Addressing all three of Brian's questions, John has removed Franklin's Gull from his list. His Swainson's Thrush photo has been updated, as Brian was correct, of course. That wasn't a photo of a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 16th May 2019, 20:03
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
He's adding things he photographed. According to...

He's adding things he photographed. According to the list he sent me of back-dated birds, they're all up but six of them. When inputting things earlier I found it hard to believe that he was at Magee...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 14th May 2019, 00:59
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
No. He knows he needs to do some editing....

No. He knows he needs to do some editing. Incorporating the photos is proving to be difficult.

In breaking news, the McQuades and the Deans hit 600 today in the Pacific Northwest! Amazingly, all...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 8th May 2019, 13:58
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Updated lists, which, of course, are already out...

Updated lists, which, of course, are already out of date because it's May!
Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th May 2019, 14:32
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
An interesting weekend, as John takes the lead...

An interesting weekend, as John takes the lead for the first time (New ABA). As of right now on Monday morning, John has 561 while the Dean and McQuades all have 558. Continental-wise, I have John at...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 26th April 2019, 21:04
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Here an update. John's are easy to find, although...

Here an update. John's are easy to find, although he'll have to email me to keep the Continental list accurate. I have access to the Deans' lists, and the McQuade's send an update every week.
Heading...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 17th April 2019, 13:26
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Here are the updated New ABA sheets. For the past...

Here are the updated New ABA sheets. For the past couple of years I've wondered if hitting Hawaii early, then late, would make a difference. People have learned to strategize Alaska, and I've thought...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 16th April 2019, 23:37
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
I think he wants to try a different strategy, as...

I think he wants to try a different strategy, as no Big Year birder has ever done Hawaii this early. I know he plans to try for some species that are really hard to get, but I'm not sure if that will...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 8th April 2019, 02:06
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
The Deans hit 500 today! Although Gaylee prefers...

The Deans hit 500 today! Although Gaylee prefers red wine - B (:
Here are the updated lists.
Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 30th March 2019, 12:28
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Throwing out the fact that, by definition, every...

Throwing out the fact that, by definition, every year is an historic year, this could be the first year that has six birders reach the 700 benchmark. Tammy & David McQuade have submitted their lists...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th March 2019, 12:45
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Here's an update! John picked up the provisional...

Here's an update!
John picked up the provisional Long-legged Buzzard on St. Paul.
The Deans are visiting family in Michigan, where the new birds have not yet started to come in (same as here in...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 4th March 2019, 14:40
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
I haven't heard that she is, but that's some...

I haven't heard that she is, but that's some serious birding!

The Deans are at 385 (Richard) and 384 (Gaylee); the McQuades are ahead by a bit. John is out there racking 'em up; we all look forward...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 16th February 2019, 21:10
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Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
The Deans reached 350 (halfway to the magic...

The Deans reached 350 (halfway to the magic number!) today.
The McQuades are right there, too.
John should soon be back in the game after heading back to Australia for a funeral.

Joe
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 9th February 2019, 14:26
Replies: 50
Views: 8,402
Posted By trptjoe
Here's the kickoff to the new year. I'm not yet...

Here's the kickoff to the new year. I'm not yet in contact with the McQuades, although I met them a few year ago here in Illinois at a failed Common Ringed Plover chase; they're not likely to...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 7th February 2019, 13:59
Replies: 145
Views: 25,804
Posted By trptjoe
It seems time to get the new thread going; here's...

It seems time to get the new thread going; here's the link:

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3815541#post3815541

Joe
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