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Old Sunday 3rd March 2019, 00:22   #76
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This evening I went out to see if woodcocks were calling and displaying yet. I saw two in flight and got some of my best looks ever as I had a third one at close range in my spotlight.

296. American Woodcock

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Old Sunday 3rd March 2019, 16:43   #77
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An approaching snow storm brought a nice fallout of waterfowl this morning. Among the many species of ducks, I added one to my Year List.

297. Red-breasted Merganser

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Old Sunday 3rd March 2019, 18:59   #78
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Around town this past week:
259. Townsend’s Warbler
260. Mitred Parakeet
261. Scaly-breasted Munia
262. Lawrence’s Goldfinch
263. Lark Sparrow
264. Chipping Sparrow
265. Green-winged Teal
266. Cinnamon Teal
267. Least Sandpiper
268. Long-billed Dowitcher
269. American Pipit
270. Wood Duck
271. Great Horned Owl
272. Painted Redstart (local rarity)
273. Savannah Sparrow
274. Tree Swallow
275. Ruff (local rarity)
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Old Wednesday 6th March 2019, 12:02   #79
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One more whilst out walking my dog.

125. Chiffchaff
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Some target birds on a day off:
276. Cactus Wren
277. California Gnatcatcher
278. American Goldfinch
279. Zone-tailed Hawk (local rarity - CA lifer)
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Old Wednesday 6th March 2019, 22:44   #81
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I checked some snow-covered farm fields on my way home from work and picked up a new bird for the year.

298. Horned Lark

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Old Saturday 9th March 2019, 20:50   #82
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A productive day today, with six species added to my Year List.

299. Eastern Towhee
300. Red-headed Woodpecker
301. American Coot
302. Brown-headed Cowbird
303. Eastern Meadowlark
304. Green-winged Teal

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Old Monday 11th March 2019, 19:28   #83
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Today I handed in my PhD thesis so to celebrate I went on a goose-fest in the fields south of Uppsala.

119. Tawny Owl
120. Whooper Swan
121. Greater White-fronted Goose
122. Taiga Bean Goose
123. Tundra Bean Goose
124. European Green Woodpecker
125. Pink-footed Goose
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Old Tuesday 12th March 2019, 17:17   #84
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Today I handed in my PhD thesis so to celebrate I went on a goose-fest in the fields south of Uppsala.
Congrats!!

Brief weekend visit to Oregon for family stuff:
280. Golden-crowned Kinglet
281. Steller’s Jay
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Old Friday 15th March 2019, 16:14   #85
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Congrats!!
Thanks!


Today in Uppsala

126. Goldcrest

Yeah, I don't know how I got this so late either...
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Old Sunday 17th March 2019, 20:17   #86
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One new bird this morning brings me up to 305 for the year.

305. Savannah Sparrow

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Old Monday 18th March 2019, 17:52   #87
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It's been the winter from hell in NE. Now teal and merganser are starting to show up
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56. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
57 Snow Goose Old Cheney and 80th Street LINCOLN
58 Trumpeter Swan I-29 S, Mound City US-MO (40.1284,-95.2362) US-MO
59 Turkey Vulture I-70 E, Rocheport US-MO (38.9656,-92.5357) US-MO
60 Horned Grebe Creve Coeur Lake and County Park US-MO
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Old Tuesday 19th March 2019, 12:51   #88
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A very rare visitor to my garden. I have only had one since 2011 but 4 Siskins have just dropped onto my feeders (1 male and 3 female) before flying off.

126. Siskin.
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Old Tuesday 19th March 2019, 22:21   #89
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Stopped by a small farm pond on my way home from work and picked up a new bird for the year.

306. Wilson’s Snipe

It was my 100th species for West Virginia this year.

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Old Wednesday 20th March 2019, 22:39   #90
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A bit of late afternoon birding produced a new bird for the year.

307. Red Fox Sparrow

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