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How's your 2022 list going? (1 Viewer)

lgonz1008

Well-known member
United States
Week-long trip around Washington, most of the common birds seen by birders in the northern parts of the US and Canada will finally be listed to my year list along with some nice pelagic and sought-after Northwest species.

(Westport Area and Pelagic Trip)
531. Song Sparrow
532. American Robin
533. Swainson's Thrush
534. Steller's Jay
535. Glaucous-winged Gull
536. Vaux's Swift
537. Brandt's Cormorant
538. California Gull
539. Western Gull
540. Heermann's Gull
541. Pelagic Cormorant
542. Sooty Shearwater
543. Rhinoceros Auklet
544. Pigeon Guillemot
545. Common Murre
546. Northern Fulmar
547. Red Phalarope
548. Short-tailed Shearwater
549. Pink-footed Shearwater
550. Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
551. Black-footed Albatross
552. Sabine's Gull
553. Cassin's Auklet
554. Long-tailed Jaeger
555. Parasitic Jaeger
556. Pomarine Jaeger
557. South Polar Skua
558. Buller's Shearwater
559. Leach's Storm-Petrel
560. Arctic Tern
561. Tufted Puffin
562. Bonaparte's Gull
563. Wandering Tattler
564. Black-capped Chickadee
565. Anna's Chickadee

(Olympic National Park and Port Angeles)
566. Pacific-slope Flycatcher
567. Hermit Thrush
568. Violet-green Swallow
569. Sooty Grouse
570. Canada Goose
571. Chestnut-backed Chickadee
572. Common Merganser
573. Wilson's Warbler
574. Pacific Wren
575. Band-tailed Pigeon
576. Short-billed Gull
577. Harlequin Duck
578. Black Turnstone
579. Black Oystercatcher
580. Spotted Towhee
581. White-crowned Sparrow
582. American Goldfinch
583. Pine Siskin
584. Red-breasted Nuthatch
585. Common Raven

(Mt. Rainier National Park and nearby area)
586. Townsend's Warbler
587. Lincoln's Sparrow
588. Dark-eyed Junco
589. Canada Jay
590. Western Wood-Pewee
591. Olive-sided Flycatcher
592. Brown Creeper

(North Cascades National Park and Winthrop area)
593. Western Tanager
594. Lark Sparrow
595. California Quail
596. Red-naped Sapsucker
597. Cliff Swallow
598. Say's Phoebe
599. Dusky Grouse
600. Lazuli Bunting
601. White-breasted Nuthatch
602. Calliope Hummingbird
603. Hooded Merganser
604. Black-headed Grosbeak
605. Cassin's Finch
606. Western Bluebird
607. Pygmy Nuthatch
608. Lewis's Woodpecker
609. Brewer's Blackbird
610. Rock Wren
611. Eared Grebe
612. Redhead
613. Northern Pintail
614. Black Swift

(San Juan Islands)
615. Black-throated Gray Warbler
616. Willow Flycatcher
617. Common Loon
618. Baird's Sandpiper
619. Red-necked Grebe
620. Horned Grebe
621. White-winged Scoter
622. Surf Scoter
623. Chipping Sparrow
624. Bewick's Wren
625. Bushtit
626. Greater Scaup
 

Mysticete

Well-known member
United States
Since Florida, I have managed to add a few county and state birds. At the state level, I've added Mute Swan, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Henslow's Sparrow, and Willet, while I have knocked off a few more shorebirds from my county list, including some common stuff like Semipalmated Plover as well as Pectoral and Least Sandpiper. Hopefully, fingers crossed, I can finally get Bobwhite in the next few weeks. There is a family of them at a local reserve that have been seen somewhat regularly, although I dipped on my last visit.
 

Jacana

Will Jones
Spain
Several days of birding around central and eastern Hungary over the past week has netted me a bunch of year ticks, including some good summer species I missed while I was in Madagascar, and one lifer:

263. Red-footed Falcon
264. European Roller
265. Lesser Grey Shrike
266. Sand Martin
267. Common Sandpiper
268. Temminck's Stint
269. Little Stint
270. European Bee-eater
271. Whiskered Tern
272. Western Barn Owl
273. Garden Warbler
274. Black Stork
275. Whinchat
276. European Honey Buzzard
277. Lesser Spotted Eagle
278. Grey Partridge
279. Woodchat Shrike
280. Eurasian Scops Owl
281. Eurasian Golden Oriole
282. Montagu's Harrier
283. European Nightjar
284. Thrush Nightingale
 

Nightjar61

David Daniels
United States
Fall migration has begun, with new birds starting to trickle in. This morning I saw my first Greater Yellowlegs of the season, and over the past few days I've been seeing warblers that I haven't seen since the spring. Today I found a new warbler for the year.

270. Tennessee Warbler

This is an abundant fall migrant but is scarce in the spring. I heard a couple in May but wasn't able to get on to any of them. Nice to finally see one for the year.

Dave
 

Nightjar61

David Daniels
United States
A quick stop at a local farm pond after work this afternoon produced a new bird for the year.

271. Northern Shoveler

A bird I should have seen last winter or early spring.

Dave
 

lgonz1008

Well-known member
United States
(Pinellas County)
631. Prothonotary Warbler
632. Carolina Chickadee
633. Yellow-throated Vireo

(Home Neighborhood)
634. Bank Swallow
 
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Jacana

Will Jones
Spain
Today I picked up three species at Dümmersee, northern Germany, that I rarely encounter now I'm living in Hungary, but which are common enough in Northern Europe.

286. Eurasian Treecreeper
287. Willow Tit
288. Osprey
 
Just got back from a week in the Dominican Republic. I saw a total of 96 species (including all of the endemics), of which 85 were new for the year and 38 were lifers (in bold).

At the Miami airport on my way to the Dominican Republic:

176. White-winged Dove
177. Boat tailed Grackle

In the Dominican Republic:

178. Antillean Palm Swift
179. Caribbean Martin
180. Hispaniolan Woodpecker
181. Gray Kingbird
182. Palmchat
183. Eurasian Collared Dove
184. Western Cattle Egret
185. Greater Antillean Grackle
186. Helmeted Guineafowl
187. Bananaquit
188. Stolid Flycatcher
189. Antillean Piculet
190. White-necked Crow
191. Limpkin
192. Ridgway's Hawk
193. Antillean Mango
194. Black-crowned Tanager
195. Broad-billed Tody
196. Plain Pigeon
197. Common Ground Dove
198. Yellow-faced Grassquit
199. Smooth-billed Ani
200. Vervain Hummingbird
201. Magnificent Frigatebird
202. Brown Pelican
203. Laughing Gull
204. Royal Tern
205. Hispaniolan Parakeet
206. Black-whiskered Vireo
207. Hispaniolan Lizard Cuckoo
208. Red-legged Thrush
209. West Indian Whistling Duck
210. Village Weaver
211. Common Gallinule
212. Least Grebe
213. Yellow-crowned Night Heron
214. Willet
215. Ruddy Turnstone
216. Clapper Rail
217. Stilt Sandpiper
218. Black-necked Stilt
219. Semipalmated Sandpiper
220. American Flamingo
221. Least Tern
222. Reddish Egret
223. Snowy Egret
224. Gull-billed Tern
225. White-cheeked Pintail
226. Snowy Plover
227. Tricolored Heron
228. Hispaniolan Emerald
229. Eastern Chat-tanager
230. Narrow-billed Tody
231. Hispaniolan Spindalis
232. Greater Antillean Elaenia
233. White-fronted Quail-Dove
234. Scaly-naped Pigeon
235. Rufous-throated Solitaire
236. Hispaniolan Parrot
237. Hispaniolan Oriole
238. Greater Antillean Bullfinch
239. Hispaniolan Pewee
240. Flat-billed Vireo
241. Hispaniolan Nightjar
242. La Selle Thrush
243. Green-tailed Warbler
244. Golden Swallow
245. White-winged Warbler
246. Western Chat-tanager
247. Antillean Siskin
248. Hispaniolan Trogon
249. Loggerhead Kingbird
250. Antillean Euphonia
251. Pine Warbler
252. Hispaniolan Crossbill
253. Bay-breasted Cuckoo
254. Zenaida Dove
255. Antillean Nighthawk
256. Least Poorwill
257. Ashy-faced Owl
258. Olive-throated Parakeet
259. Tricolored Munia
260. Hispaniolan Palm Crow

Dave
hey dave, nice list of DR, do you have any recommendation of any agency (guide) or tip for the Dominican republic? I'm planing a short trip next month and i would like to do some birding over there. I'm found some report of people doing by themself and other very expensive trip for my pocket and my short time to visit.any advise will be appreciate . thanks
 

martinboer

Well-known member
AUGUST 2022 - MONTHLY OVERVIEW
  • A slow month, lifting the year list to 244 from 241 the previous month.
  • One one lifer this month - a soaring Bonelli's Eagle in Paros, Greece...
  • Lifers in bold, and any birds I didn't see last year get a (+).
Spent a week in Greece and picked up a few more...

August 13

Acropolis of Athens, Greece
242. Alpine Swift (+)

August 14

Parikia Town, Paros, Greece
243. Bonelli's Eagle
244. Hooded Crow

++ 2022 Birding Locales YTD ++
  • Austria - Königsleiten, Vomp
  • Germany - Munich
  • Greece - Athens, Paros
  • The Netherlands - Amsterdam, Oostvaardersplassen
  • Spain - Ibiza
  • Switzerland - Flughafen Zürich
  • UAE - Dubai
  • USA - District of Columbia - Washington
  • USA - Maryland - Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Clarksburg, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Poolesville, Potomac
  • USA - Oregon - Bridal Veil, Portland
  • USA - Virginia - Bluemont, Gravelly Point Park
Latest lifer: #897 - Bonelli's Eagle (Parikia Town, Paros, Greece)
 

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