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January 1st joint Birdforum list (2023 edition) (1 Viewer)

For Team Europe, a few nice additions from the Canary Islands - morning in north-east Gran Canaria, then to the south, evening back over the mountains.

Was actually paying more attention to butterflies, but 50 species of birds:

Egyptian Goose T GC
Ruddy Shelduck T GC
Muscovy Duck T GC
Spoonbill GC
Cattle Egret T CG
Little Egret T CG
Grey Heron T CG
Glossy Ibis GC
Common Buzzard T GC
Peregrine GC
Common Kestrel T GC
Moorhen T GC
Coot T GC
Red-legged Partridge GC
Stone Curlew GC
Black-winged Stilt GC
Ringed Plover T GC
Little Ringed Plover GC
Dunlin GC
Black-tailed Godwit GC
Common Redshank GC
Common Sandpiper T GC
Whimbrel T GC
Common Snipe T GC
Yellow-legged Gull T GC
Black-headed Gull T GC
Sandwich Tern T GC
Rock Dove T GC
Collared Dove T GC
Ring-necked Parakeet GC
Monk Parakeet GC
Great Spotted Woodpecker T GC
Berthelot's Pipit T GC
White Wagtail GC
Gran Canaria Robin Erithacus marionae GC
Blackbird T GC
Blackcap T GC
Sardinian Warbler T GC
Canary Island Chiffchaff T GC
African Blue Tit T GC
Great Grey Shrike T GC
Raven T GC
House Sparrow T GC
Spanish Sparrow T GC
Atlantic Canary T GC
Common Waxbill GC
Greenfinch T GC
Goldfinch GC
Linnet GC
Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch GC

(ignore the T and GC - just denotes that I have seen the species on this trip on Tenerife and/or Gran Canaria)
The total from Greece today (69 species). There should be at least one or two unique ones here:

Greater White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose
Mute Swan
Bewick's Swan
Ruddy Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Northern Shoveler
Eurasian Wigeon
Northern Pintail
Eurasian Teal
Red-breasted Merganser
Greater Flamingo
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Black-necked Grebe
Common Woodpigeon
Collared Dove
Pied Avocet
Grey Plover
Northern Lapwing
Eurasian Curlew
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Common Redshank
Slender-billed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Yellow-legged Gull
Pygmy Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Grey Heron
Great White Egret
Little Egret
Eurasian Spoonbill
Greater Spotted Eagle
Imperial Eagle
Western Marsh Harrier
Hen Harrier
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Black Kite
Common Buzzard
Common Kingfisher
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Jay
Common Magpie
Eurasian Jackdaw
Hooded Crow
Common Raven
Eurasian Blue Tit
Great Tit
Common Chiffchaff
Common Firecrest
Eurasian Wren
Common Starling
Mistle Thrush
Eurasian Blackbird
European Robin
House Sparrow
Meadow Pipit
Common Chaffinch
European Greenfinch
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Corn Bunting
Common Reed Bunting

Today, in New York's Central Park, I saw:
White throat sparrows
blue jays
mourning doves
tufted titmice
American robins
Cooper hawks
red tailed hawk
black-capped chickadees
house finches
American goldfinches
fox sparrow
red belly woodpecker, actually I only heard one
Northern saw whet owl, my first in years
wood ducks
horned grebe, another uncommon bird for me
hooded mergansers
northern shovel[l]lers
ruddy ducks and
American coots
wood ducks.

Stay safe,
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So far I'm up to 12:15 UK time, i.e. just before the end of page 2, at which point I think we were 96 worldwide of which 48 UK. I've done a bit of removing of duplicates as I went along, but will have missed others. Also we usually accept UK names for the UK list but use IOC names for the various combined lists; at present I haven't corrected the names in the global list and if anyone fancies editing in sundry uses of "European", "Eurasian", "Common" etc, please feel free. Or else if the spreadsheet isn't set up right and no-one can see it, let me know (and ideally tell me what I did wrong!).

I'm going to slow down for a bit as I have other things to do, but I'l get back to it later.

Link: BirdForum Joint 1 Jan list
A few from the United States that I don't think have been reported yet:

Greater White-fronted Goose
Wild Turkey
Eastern Screech Owl
Belted Kingfisher
White-breasted Nuthatch
Winter Wren
American Tree Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow

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Evening all,

101 today between Selsey Bill and Pennington Marsh, via various places including Eyeworth Pond and Blashford Lakes. four incidental mammals: one of my own foxes straight after midnight and another by the A331 on my way to the coast; Rabbit by the B3000, Grey Squirrels at Sidlesham Ferry and Roe Deer by Cut Bridge.

Chronological list below with places and a few significant times annotated.

Happy New Year everyone


  • Robin 45 HR 0030
  • Magpie
  • Rook Sidlesham
  • Teal
  • Avocet
  • Shoveler
  • Grey Heron
  • Mallard
  • Great Black-backed Gull Selsey
  • Black-headed Gull
  • Mediterranean Gull
  • Herring Gull
  • Common Gull
  • Common Scoter
  • Red-breasted Merganser
  • Great Northern Diver
  • Cormorant
  • Red-throated Diver
  • Shag
  • Gannet 0800
  • Feral Pigeon
  • Brent Goose
  • Kittiwake
  • Sandwich Tern
  • Starling
  • House Sparrow
  • Collared Dove
  • Carrion Crow
  • Woodpigeon
  • Dunnock Church Norton
  • Goldcrest
  • Greenfinch
  • Chaffinch
  • Great Tit
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Blackbird
  • Wren
  • Wigeon
  • Redshank
  • Green Woodpecker
  • Meadow Pipit
  • Curlew
  • Grey Plover
  • Dunlin
  • Turnstone
  • Oystercatcher
  • Pintail
  • Great Crested Grebe
  • Goldeneye
  • Shelduck 0850
  • Pheasant
  • Lapwing
  • Knot
  • Little Grebe
  • Blue Tit
  • Long-tailed Tit
  • Canada Goose
  • Marsh Harrier
  • Jackdaw
  • Redwing
  • Buzzard
  • Kestrel
  • Little Egret
  • Goldfinch
  • Cattle Egret Warblington
  • Mute Swan
  • Raven Eyeworth Pond
  • Pied Wagtail
  • Marsh Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Nuthatch
  • Mandarin
  • Bullfinch
  • Song Thrush
  • Treecreeper Bolderwood 1200
  • Pochard Blashford Lakes
  • Coot
  • Gadwall
  • Goosander
  • Tufted Duck
  • Egyptian Goose
  • Black-necked Grebe
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Peregrine
  • Red-crested Pochard
  • Siskin
  • Moorhen
  • Chiffchaff
  • Lesser Redpoll
  • Water Rail
  • Mistle Thrush Milford on Sea
  • Black-tailed Godwit Cut Bridge
  • Bar-tailed Godwit
  • Merlin Pennington Marsh
  • Skylark
  • Water Pipit
  • Golden Plover
  • Eider
  • Cetti’s Warbler
  • Greylag Goose 1510
  • Ruff
My list from today for team Europe.
Eurasian Collared-dove
Common Moorhen
Zitting Cisticola
Common Chiffchaff
Cetti’s Warbler
Eurasian Blackcap
Sardinian Warbler
Common Starling
Song Thrush
Eurasian Blackbird
Black Redstart
Blue Rock-thrush
Common Stonechat
Common Firecrest
Spanish Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Olive-backed Pipit
Meadow Pipit
White Wagtail
Common Chaffinch
European Serin
Eurasian Siskin
Reed Bunting
Traveling from Montana to Minnesota in the US today so not much time to actively bird but here is my list so far with asterisk for possible repeats

*Common Raven
Black Billed Magpie
Bohemian Waxwing
Townsend‘s Solitaire
*Canada Geese
*House Sparrow
*Rock Dove
Golden Eagle
Rough Legged Hawk
*Red Tailed Hawk
*American Crow
*Belted Kingfisher

more to come hopefully -
I hope nobody thinks we should stop birding just because of such mild annoyances such as it being night. So with IR we added:

Ones which may be missing from U.K. list
Ringed Plover
Purple Sandpiper
Pink-footed Goose
(Russian) White-fronted Goose
and among mammals
Brown Rat
Spreadsheet is up to date as far as page 3 (post 60). It's been a long day and I need to sleep now.

Global total at that point was 200, with UK 108, rest of Europe 46, USA 51 and significant contributions also from Turkey, Israel and a mystery country (Patudo's records have been added to the global total but I don't know enough about the ranges of those species to identify the country from the list).

Link: BirdForum Joint 1 Jan list
It’s night here now in Montana so I think all I have to add for the US is
Prairie Falcon

also saw Pronghorn Antelope, Coyote, Porcupine, Mule deer and Raccoon today
My, what a quiet showing from US so far! Rain and other obligations kept my list low, but most of my additions are Sonoran Desert specialties.

(Eurasian) Collared-Dove
Harris's Hawk
Gila Woodpecker
Gilded Flicker
*American Kestrel (repeat?)
Cactus Wren
Great-tailed Grackle
Loggerhead Shrike

Not sure about listing rules (as this wouldn't count in eBird/Clements taxonomy), but the Yellow-rumped Warbler I heard today was "Audubon's", likely different from the one listed upthread.
Here is my total for today, 95 species - for team USA, I haven't gone through to see which ones are new but I believe a fair number are:

American Goldfinch​
American Kestrel​
American Robin​
American White Pelican​
Bald Eagle​
Belted Kingfisher​
Black Skimmer​
Black-bellied Plover​
Blue Jay​
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher​
Blue-headed Vireo​
Boat-tailed Grackle​
Brown Pelican​
Brown Thrasher​
Carolina Chickadee​
Carolina Wren​
Caspian Tern​
Cedar Waxwing​
Chipping Sparrow​
Clapper Rail​
Common Loon​
Common Yellowthroat​
Cooper's Hawk​
Double-crested Cormorant​
Downy Woodpecker​
Eastern Bluebird​
Eastern Phoebe​
Eastern Towhee​
Eurasian Collared-Dove​
European Starling​
Field Sparrow​
Golden-crowned Kinglet​
Gray Catbird​
Great Blue Heron​
Great Egret​
Greater Scaup​
Greater Yellowlegs​
Herring Gull​
Hooded Merganser​
Horned Grebe​
House Finch​
House Sparrow​
House Wren​
Laughing Gull​
Least Sandpiper​
Lesser Scaup​
Loggerhead Shrike​
Marbled Godwit​
Marsh Wren​
Mourning Dove​
Nelson's Sparrow​
Northern Cardinal​
Northern Flicker​
Northern Harrier​
Northern Mockingbird​
Orange-crowned Warbler​
Palm Warbler​
Peregrine Falcon​
Pine Warbler​
Piping Plover​
Purple Finch​
Red-bellied Woodpecker​
Red-breasted Merganser​
Red-shouldered Hawk​
Red-tailed Hawk​
Red-winged Blackbird​
Reddish Egret​
Ring-billed Gull​
Ring-necked Duck​
Rock Pigeon​
Royal Tern​
Ruby-crowned Kinglet​
Ruddy Turnstone​
Seaside Sparrow​
Sedge Wren​
Semipalmated Plover​
Snowy Egret​
Song Sparrow​
Swamp Sparrow​
Tree Swallow​
Tricolored Heron​
Tufted Titmouse​
Turkey Vulture​
Western Sandpiper​
White Ibis​
White-throated Sparrow​
White-winged Dove​
Winter Wren​
Yellow-rumped Warbler​
Hong Kong:

Fujian Niltava
Pale Thrush
Grey-backed Thrush
Grey Wagtail
Black Bulbul
Chestnut Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Ashy Drongo
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For Europe I can add Goldcrest and Egyptian Goose (at least I think they haven’t been mentioned yet). Will have a closer look at my list from yesterday later to see if there is something else I can contribute.
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