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Joint Birdforum Lockdown List - April and May (1 Viewer)

rosbifs

Well-known tool
France
Of my 53 lockdown birds only a handful have been seen outside the garden. 2kms for the Eagle Owl, Whinchat - shopping trip, Yellow Legged Gull - shopping trip etc...

That said I forgot for March (23rd) to count the Ring Billed Duck (lifer) and Iberian Chiffchaff (lifer) in the lockdown count. Both seen in Portugal during the first part of my lockdown with my girlfriend.

My 53 only counts birds in France. That reminds me must check the Swifts for an Alpine.
 

Richard Prior

Halfway up an Alp
Europe
Of my 53 lockdown birds only a handful have been seen outside the garden. 2kms for the Eagle Owl, Whinchat - shopping trip, Yellow Legged Gull - shopping trip etc...

That said I forgot for March (23rd) to count the Ring Billed Duck (lifer) and Iberian Chiffchaff (lifer) in the lockdown count. Both seen in Portugal during the first part of my lockdown with my girlfriend.

My 53 only counts birds in France. That reminds me must check the Swifts for an Alpine.

Any Swift so would be nice here Rosbifs but not likely in this cold wet spell!
Just done a rough check on my lockdown list here, I think it’s 59, just three seen away from the garden on food shopping, Goosander, Grey Wag and Hawfinch.
 

Scridifer

Registered User
Supporter
Bulgaria
My first Golden Oriole of the year on the outskirts of town this morning, a glorious male!

Chris
 

MKinHK

Mike Kilburn
Hong Kong
Two Terek Sandpipers scoped from my flat in the little mangrove in the late afternoon light were a house tick as well as a lockdown tick.
 

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MKinHK

Mike Kilburn
Hong Kong
Thanks Chris

Golden Orioles are special birds. We get the very similar Black-naped Oriole here, but I'm yet to see one this spring, and its getting a bit late now.

I'm almost annoyed I saw another Terek Sandpiper yesterday morning while birding elsewhere on Lantau Island, for which I have a sort of patch list. Had I not seen that one the birds on the marsh would have been a Lantau tick.

It's now a new month I know, but a few looks in the last couple of hours has added a distant Besra and even further out an Osprey on the rocks out in the bay.

Cheers
Mike
 
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dantheman

Bah humbug
Keep new additions coming on this thread I think ... will see about asking a mod to change the title to April & May I think would make most sense.

Will do a recap for April when get a little more time.

Cheers.



(It must be really upsetting seeing multiple Terek Sands, I know ... ;) )
 

JWN Andrewes

Poor Judge of Pasta.
Wood Warbler yesterday on an afternoon walk in some woods near home.
 

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MKinHK

Mike Kilburn
Hong Kong
One more from Hong Kong from this evening's dog walk - a calling Collared Scops Owl.

Cheers
Mike
 

JWN Andrewes

Poor Judge of Pasta.
A pair of typically skulky Garden Warblers on my morning walk, think that's a new one. Along with a couple of Redstarts brings my lockdown list to 94.
 

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ovenbird43

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A few more from last weekend: Blackburnian Warbler, Bay-breasted Warbler, Spotted Sandpiper, Mottled Duck.

My state has lifted the shelter in place order, so I suppose from here on out I am disqualified (yes?) from contributing to the North American list, but I've had a mind to keep tallying anything seen on foot from home. I'll continue to post them at least, and I'll have them in case we collectively decide to transform this into a "green" list as suggested.

Bobolink was a nice yard list addition this morning, a little flyover flock.

183 for North America so far, updated list below:

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Mottled Duck
Red-breasted Merganser
Common Merganser
Common Loon
California Quail
Magnificent Frigatebird
Brown Pelican
American White Pelican
Anhinga
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
White Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture
Osprey
Mississippi Kite
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Harrier
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Bald Eagle
Sora
Clapper Rail
Sandhill Crane
Black-bellied Plover
Killdeer
Ruddy Turnstone
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Lesser Yellowlegs
Willet
Whimbrel
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Pectoral Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Herring Gull
Forster's Tern
Sandwich Tern
Royal Tern
Caspian Tern
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Inca Dove
Mourning Dove
White-winged Dove
Eurasian Collared Dove
Feral Pigeon
Great Horned Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Common Nighthawk
Chuck-will's Widow
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Downy Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Belted Kingfisher
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Acadian Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Philadelphia Vireo
Blue Jay
Fish Crow
American Crow
Common Raven
Barn Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Purple Martin
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
Bewick's Wren
Marsh Wren
Sedge Wren
House Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
American Robin
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Wood Thrush
Northern Mockingbird
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
European Starling
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Ovenbird
Black-and-white Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
American Redstart
Kentucky Warbler
Hooded Warbler
Northern Parula
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Palm Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-breasted Chat
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting
Blue Grosbeak
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Dickcissel
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Boat-tailed Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
American Goldfinch
House Finch
House Sparrow
 

dantheman

Bah humbug
Realised I have one that makes it onto the Joint UK (and probably European list too) - an inland flyby Black-throated Diver from the back garden on Saturday during the weekly garden big sit. A touch unexpected!
 

Scridifer

Registered User
Supporter
Bulgaria
A few recent additions from Bulgaria, either walking the dog or from the garden:

Black-headed Bunting 06/05
Lesser Spotted Eagle 07/05 (garden tick)
Red-breasted Flycatcher 09/05
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Today

Chris
 

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