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How Is Your 2016 List Going? (1 Viewer)

Penny Clarke

Well-known member
Here's to another spectacular year ahead for ALL BF Members across the world!

:hi::hi::hi: Are you ready for another year of birding?!

I hope that everyone has a fabulous year of exciting new birds and mega's!:clap::clap::clap:

Wishing you all joy, happiness and good health:t:B :);)

Best Wishes Penny:girl:
 
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Nightjar61

David Daniels
United States
I got off to a good start until I had car trouble. I managed 41 species for the day.

'01. Northern Cardinal
'02. Mourning Dove
'03. American Crow
'04. Dark-eyed Junco
'05. Black-capped Chickadee
'06. House Finch
'07. Tufted Titmouse
'08. American Goldfinch
'09. White-throated Sparrow
10. White-breasted Nuthatch
11. House Sparrow
12. European Starling
13. Canada Goose
14. Mallard
15. Song Sparrow
16. Golden-crowned Kinglet
17. Brown Creeper
18. White-crowned Sparrow
19. Pileated Woodpecker
20. Pine Siskin
21. Red-tailed Hawk
22. Wild Turkey
23. Winter Wren
24. Ring-necked Duck
25. Lesser Scaup
26. Hooded Merganser
27. Yellow-rumped Warbler
28. Hermit Thrush
29. Red-bellied Woodpecker
30. Downy Woodpecker
31. Northern Flicker
32. Great Blue Heron
33. Eastern Bluebird
34. Bufflehead
35. Turkey Vulture
36. Blue Jay
37. Common Raven
38. Horned Grebe
39. Ruddy Duck
40. Pied-billed Grebe
41. American Coot
 

Gill Osborne

Well-known member
I did better than I thought :t: Was hoping for around 50 so I've been pleasantly surprised to tot them up from my notebook and realise I have 58 o:)
Probably not get so many over next few days as the weather forecast is a bit grim with heavy rain expected :smoke:

1: Rook
2: Blackbird
3: House Sparrow
4: Starling
5: Jackdaw
6: Feral Pigeon
7: Collared Dove
8: Herring Gull
9: Wood Pigeon
10: Blue Tit
11: Cormorant
12: Grey Heron
13: Eider
14: Black-headed Gull
15: Little Grebe
16: Wigeon
17: Great Black-backed Gull
18: Mallard
19: Robin
20: Goldeneye
21: Red-breasted Merganser
22: Moorhen
23: Little Egret
24: Oystercatcher
25: Common Gull
26: Turnstone
27: Pied Wagtail
28: Redshank
29: Shag
30: Curlew
31: Rock Pipit
32: Carrion Crow
33: Magpie
34: Kestrel
35: Tree Sparrow
36: Chaffinch
37: Great Tit
38: Coal Tit
39: Goldfinch
40: Treecreeper
41: Mute Swan
42: Tufted Duck
43: Greenfinch
44: Teal
45: Snipe
46: Long-billed Dowitcher
47: Pink-footed Goose
48: Canada Goose
49: Pintail
50: Shoveler
51: Dunnock
52: Sanderling
53: Coot
54: Gadwall
55: Shelduck
56: Great Northern Diver
57: Lapwing
58: Greylag Goose

The one surprise miss today was Mediterranean Gull! Ninety-nine times out of a hundred you can pick one or two up in Amble Harbour but today was that one day when no matter how hard I looked they were all Black-headed! :-O
 

Tero

Retired
1 brown pelican
2 spotted sandpiper
3 great tailed grackle
4 yellow-headed caracara
5 black tern
6 inca dove
7 stripe-headed sparrow
8 great tailed grackle
9 white-winged dove
10 great kiskadee
11 neotropical flycatcher
12 black vulture
13 turkey vulture
 
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Tero

Retired
14 Streaked backed oriole
15 rufous naped wren
16 blue-black grassquit
17 house sparrow
Losing internet so I thought I'd post those
 
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Andy Hurley

Opus Editor
Opus Editor
Supporter
Scotland
1 Jan
Western Jackdaw
Common Blackbird
Great Tit
Common Wood Pigeon
Blue Tit
Carrion Crow
Common Buzzard
Common Magpie
Northern Goshawk
Black headed Gull
Great Egret
Grey Heron
Common Starling
Canada Goose
Greylag Goose
Common Chaffinch
Feral Pigeon
Mallard
Common Pochard
Eurasian Coot
Rook
Eurasian Wren
23 House Sparrow


All seen from the car on the way home from Rheine to Paderborn via Osnabrück, Germany
 
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Andy Hurley

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Opus Editor
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Scotland
2 Jan
Mute Swan
Tufted Duck
Common Kingfisher
Greater Whitefronted Goose
Herring Gull
Northern Lapwing
Great Cormorant
Goosander
Eurasian Teal
Gadwall
European Robin
Marsh Tit
Little Grebe
Common Moorhen
Goldeneye
European Greenfinch
Long tailed Tit
Eurasian Bullfinch
Brambling
Eurasian Wren*
Eurasian Siskin
Yellowhammer
46 European Green Woodpecker

All seen at the Steinhorster Becken, NRW, Germany

* added twice, but corrected later.
 
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Trystan

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Not making a special effort on the year list in 2016 focusing on lifers at least in theory so will update my list on here and see how it goes.

1st Jan

1. Dunnock
2. Great tit
3. Starling
4. Jackdaw
5. Magpie
6. Woodpigeon
7. Black headed gull
8. Carrion crow
9. Jay
10. Blue tit
11. Goldfinch
12. Mallard
13. Coot
14. Moorhen
15. Tufted duck
16. Canada goose
17. Cormorant
18. Kestrel
19. Common gull
20. Rook
21. Blackbird
22. Pied wagtail
23. Mute swan
24. Lapwing
25. Golden plover
26. Wigeon
27. Teal
28. Goosander
29. Grey heron
30. Robin
31. Chaffinch
32. Great spotted woodpecker
33. Coal tit
34. Peregrine
35. Ruddy duck
36. Goldeneye
37. Gadwall
38. Lesser black backed gull
39. Tree sparrow
40. Greenfinch
41. Stock dove
42. Bullfinch
43. Collared dove
44. Reed bunting
45. Brambling
46. Song thrush
47. Long tailed tit
48. Pheasant
49. Siskin
50. Redwing
51. Shoveler
52. Great crested grebe
53. Ruff
54. Greylag goose
55. Little grebe
56. Shelduck
57. Pochard
58. Linnet
59. Nuthatch
60. Mistle thrush
61. Red grouse
62. Fieldfare
 

Swindon Addick

Registered User
Supporter
Wales
72 on 1st Jan, as those following the Joint Birdforum 1 Jan List thread on Birds & Birding will be only too aware.
78 now. No lifers so far - tried and failed yet again for shore lark today, but otherwise haven't yet made any effort on that front.
 

Jacana

Will Jones
Hungary
I saw the new year off in Berlin, Germany and I just returned home to the UK tonight. I din't have much chance to go birding, but I still picked up some stuff. I'm particularly pleased with the first bird which is one I'm unlikely to get on any of my planned trips this year. The Tawny Owl was the only bird on the list seen in the UK so far this year.

1. Short-toed Treecreeper
2. Rock Dove
3. Great Tit
4. House Sparrow
5. Grey Heron
6. Mallard
7. Black-headed Gull
8. Eurasian Siskin
9. Mute Swan
10. Common Blackbird
11. Hooded Crow
12. Common Wood Pigeon
13. Eurasian Sparrowhawk
14. Eurasian Coot
15. Common Starling
16. Tufted Duck

02/01/16
17. European Herring Gull
18. European Goldfinch
19. European Blue Tit
20. Great Spotted Woodpecker
21. European Robin
22. Eurasian Nuthatch
23. Common Chaffinch
24. Eurasian Wren
25. Eurasian Jay
26. Common Buzzard
27. Great Cormorant
28. Western Jackdaw
29. Tawny Owl
 

Nightjar61

David Daniels
United States
I added fifteen new birds to my Year List today, which is now at 56.

42. Killdeer
43. American Kestrel
44. Rock Pigeon
45. Northern Mockingbird
46. Eastern Meadowlark
47. Bald Eagle
48. Northern Pintail
49. American Robin
50. Belted Kingfisher
51. Swamp Sparrow
52. Carolina Chickadee
53. Red-headed Woodpecker
54. Hairy Woodpecker
55. Red-winged Blackbird
56. Short-eared Owl

Dave
 

Tero

Retired
18 crested craracara also at river L
Tarcoles River
19 northern jacana L
20 little blue heron
21 mag. frigatebird
22 mangrove black-hawk L
23 white ibis
24 tricolored heron L
25 whimbrel
26 willet
27 wood stork
28 northern waterthrush
29 roseate spoonbill
30 osprey
L are lifers. Yes, even tricolored heron.
 

AlexC

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Best bird in AZ - THOUGHT it was a lifer at first, but actually saw it back in 2006: Rufous-capped Warbler

1. Chihuahuan Raven
2. Eurasian Collared-Dove
3. Gila Woodpecker
4. Black Phoebe
5. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
6. Cooper’s Hawk
7. Red-tailed Hawk
8. Ladder-backed Woodpecker
9. Northern Cardinal
10. Chipping Sparrow
11. Bewick’s Wren
12. White-breasted Nuthatch
13. Common Raven
14. Black-throated Sparrow
15. Acorn Woodpecker
16. American Coot
17. Canyon Towhee
18. Rufous-winged Sparrow
19. Ruddy Duck
20. Great Blue Heron
21. Pied-billed Grebe
22. Canyon Wren
23. Lincoln’s Sparrow
24. Song Sparrow
25. White-crowned Sparrow
26. Verdin
27. Pyrrhuloxia
28. Hammond’s Flycatcher
29. Marsh Wren
30. Rufous-capped Warbler
31. White-throated Sparrow
32. Wilson’s Snipe
33. Mallard
34. Yellow-rumped Warbler
35. Lesser Goldfinch
36. Lark Sparrow
37. Mexican Jay
38. Northern Mockingbird
39. Hepatic Tanager
40. Turkey Vulture
41. American Kestrel
42. Greater Roadrunner
43. Crissal Thrasher
44. Green-tailed Towhee
45. Plumbeous Vireo
46. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
47. Great Horned Owl
48. Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
49. Rock Pigeon
50. Great-tailed Grackle
51. House Sparrow
52. White-winged Dove
53. House Finch
54. Inca Dove
55. Say’s Phoebe
56. Western Meadowlark
57. Lesser Scaup
58. Common Merganser
59. Bufflehead
60. Northern Shoveler
61. Double-crested Cormorant
62. Neotropic Cormorant
63. Cinnamon Teal
64. Bridled Titmouse
65. Swamp Sparrow
66. House Wren
67. Green-winged Teal
68. Great Egret
69. Vermilion Flycatcher
70. Mourning Dove
 
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Jacana

Will Jones
Hungary
A few more from the garden and nearby fields today

30. Fieldfare
31. Dunnock
32. Common Pheasant
33. Common Moorhen
34. Eurasian Magpie
35. Coal Tit
36. Carrion Crow
37. Common Reed Bunting
38. Eurasian Greenfinch
39. Brambling
40. Yellowhammer
41. Common Redpoll
42. Eurasian Skylark
43. Song Thrush
44. Redwing
45. White Wagtail
46. Rook
47. Peregrine Falcon
 

Tero

Retired
31 gray-necked wood-rail L
32 broad-winged hawk
33 chestnut backet antbird L
34 orange-billed sparrow L
35 great crested flycatcher
36 black hooded antshrike L
37 ocher bellied flycatcher L
38 lesser nighthawk L
 

Nightjar61

David Daniels
United States
Seven new birds this morning, so I'm now up to 63.

57. Carolina Wren
58. American Tree Sparrow
59. Eastern Towhee
60. Red-breasted Nuthatch
61. Horned Lark
62. Red-shouldered Hawk
63. Black Vulture

Dave
 

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