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How's Your 2023 List Going? (3 Viewers)

Last weekend in Gijon:
127. European Serin

Today in Oviedo:
128. Barn Swallow
129. Dartford Warbler
130. Iberian Chiffchaff

It's definitely spring!
 
(Jonathan Dickinson State Park)
185. Mottled Duck
186. Florida Scrub-Jay

(Matheson Hammock Park)
187. Horned Grebe
188. Ruddy Turnstone
189. Short-billed Dowitcher
 
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Three new migrants from Velilla de San Antonio yesterday. Birdsong picking up, temperature in the low 20s, it's well and truly spring now!

162. Iberian Chiffchaff
163. Savi's Warbler
164. Sedge Warbler
 
Only one new bird this afternoon. At a time when early migrants should be arriving, it seems that migration has come to a screeching halt. I'm finding one or two new birds a weekend, and that's only after a lot of time and effort put in.

86. Eastern Phoebe

Dave
 
Rather a slow spring. Most days the weather was bad all Feb. Smallest list yet since 2015 for this date.
1 Canada Goose
2 Bald Eagle
3 Red-bellied Woodpecker
4 Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
American Goldfinch
American Tree Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Downy Woodpecker
American Robin
Red-tailed Hawk
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Dark-eyed Junco
American Crow
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Eurasian Collared-Dove
House Sparrow
Belted Kingfisher
Red Crossbill
Mourning Dove
Northern Harrier
American Kestrel
White-winged Dove
European Starling
Mallard
Ring-billed Gull
Northern Cardinal
Brown-headed Cowbird
Harris's Sparrow
Horned Lark
Cackling Goose
Redhead
Common Goldeneye
Common Merganser
Greater White-fronted Goose
Ring-necked Pheasant
House Finch
Snow Goose
Rock Pigeon
Bufflehead
Killdeer
Wild Turkey
Carolina Wren
Red-winged Blackbird
Turkey Vulture
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Gadwall
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Shoveler
Herring Gull
American Coot
American White Pelican
American Pipit
Merlin
Lesser Scaup
Long-tailed Duck
60 Ruddy Duck
 
Despite cold temperatures and strong wind, I had a pretty good day, adding three birds to my Year List. All quality birds (at least for this region).

87. Rusty Blackbird
88. Red Fox Sparrow
89. Red-headed Woodpecker

Dave
 
(Agricultural Roads CR 846)
190. Crested Caracara
191. Wild Turkey
192. Solitary Sandpiper

(Carlos Pointe)
193. American Oystercatcher
194. Wilson's Plover
195. Dunlin
196. Western Sandpiper
 
Two new birds this afternoon after work. I saw the swallow during a quick stop on the way home, and the sparrow was at my bird feeder when I returned home.

90. Tree Swallow
91. Chipping Sparrow

Dave
 
Since I last posted: Hawfinch, Short-eared Owl, Merlin, Garganey, Sand Martin, Dartford Warbler, Iceland Gull, Wheatear, Mandarin, and today, Swallow. Good to be adding a few migrants at last. 152
 

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