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Martin's 2018 List (1 Viewer)

martinboer

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Been seeing a lot of this bird recently.

14 June

Chevy Chase, MD, USA
284. Gray Catbird

Latest Lifer: 738 : Black Kite (Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong, China, April 2018)
 
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martinboer

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Having a nice time visiting Mt Hood, Oregon for the 4th of July break.

4 July

The Bigfoot Lodge, Mt. Hood, OR, USA
285. California Quail
286. California Scrub-Jay
287. Violet-green Swallow
288. Purple Finch
289. Cassin's Finch

5 July

290. California Gull @ Chamberlain Lake , Lynn, WA, USA
291. Bald Eagle @ Hood River, OR, USA

Latest Lifer: 739 : Cassin's Finch (The Bigfoot Lodge, Mt. Hood, OR, USA, July 2018)
 
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martinboer

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Another one, at my mom's house...

6 July

Portland, OR, USA
292. Black-capped Chickadee

Latest Lifer: 739 : Cassin's Finch (The Bigfoot Lodge, Mt. Hood, OR, USA, July 2018)
 
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martinboer

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A week in Tokyo, working hard, and very hot conditions. So, saw only a few birds unfortunately.

9-13 July

Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
293. Eurasian Wigeon
294. Large-billed Crow
295. Asian House-Martin
296. Oriental Turtle-Dove
297. Pacific Swift

Latest Lifer: 740 : Asian House-Martin (Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan, July 2018)
 
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martinboer

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Family vacation in beautiful Costa Rica and have enjoyed getting some birding in - and have already spotted 35 species - on our first leg at the Los Sueños Resort, including tons of Macaws and lots of other lifers.

9-11 August

Los Sueños Resort, Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
298. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
299. Least Grebe
300. Bare-throated Tiger-Heron
301. Little Blue Heron
302. White-tailed Kite
303. Crane Hawk
304. Common Black Hawk
305. Gray-cowled Wood-Rail
306. Northern Jacana

307. Spotted Sandpiper
308. Willet
309. Inca Dove
310. White-winged Dove
311. Costa Rican Swift
312. Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
313. Orange-chinned Parakeet
314. Scarlet Macaw
315. Yellow-bellied Elaenia
316. Dusky-capped Flycatcher

317. Social Flycatcher
318. Rufous-naped Wren
319. Cherrie's Tanager
320. Blue-gray Tanager

Latest Lifer: 758 : Blue-gray Tanager (Los Sueños Resort, Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, August 2018)
 
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martinboer

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Still in Costa Rica and continuing to see great birds...

12-17 August

Portalon del Cielo, Savegre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
321. Fiery-billed Aracari
322. Yellow-throated Toucan
323. Crimson-fronted Parakeet

Marina Pez Vela, Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
324. Mangrove Swallow

Biesanz Beach, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
325. Brown Booby

PN Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
326. Mangrove Hummingbird

La Parcela restaurante and Cabinas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
327. Short-billed Pigeon
328. American Oystercatcher

Nauyaca Waterfalls, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
329. Cattle Egret


Latest Lifer: 765 : American Oystercatcher (La Parcela restaurante and Cabinas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, August 2018)
 
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martinboer

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Finishing up my trip in Costa Rica and really enjoyed birding in the Fortuna / Arenal area.

It was great to have seen 75 species, including many lifers, in my first visit to Costa Rica.

18-20 August

Lost Iguana Resort, Arenal, Costa Rica
330. Red-billed Pigeon
331. Violet-headed Hummingbird
332. Black-cheeked Woodpecker
333. Smoky-brown Woodpecker
334. Clay-colored Thrush
335. Yellow-throated Euphonia
336. Black-striped Sparrow
337. Montezuma Oropendola
338. Scarlet-rumped Cacique
339. Black-cowled Oriole
340. Yellow-tailed Oriole
341. Buff-rumped Warbler
342. Crimson-collared Tanager
343. Palm Tanager
344. Golden-hooded Tanager
345. Scarlet-thighed Dacnis
346. Red-legged Honeycreeper
347. Green Honeycreeper
348. Blue-black Grassquit
349. Variable Seedeater
350. Buff-throated Saltator

Hotel Los Lagos, Arenal, Costa Rica
351. Muscovy Duck

Latest Lifer: 785 : Muscovy Duck (Hotel Los Lagos, Arenal (Costa Rica, August 2018)
 
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martinboer

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The year is winding to a close quickly. Here are a few more recent observations...

30 October

St. James's Park, London, England
352. Graylag Goose
353. Common Shelduck

11 November

Billy Goat Trail, Maryland, USA
354. Pileated Woodpecker

29 November

Malieveld, The Hague, The Netherlands
355. Bar-headed Goose

1 December

Frankendael, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
356. European Robin

2 December

Central Park Pond, New York, NY, USA
357. Mandarin Duck

Latest Lifer: 785 : Muscovy Duck (Hotel Los Lagos, Arenal (Costa Rica, August 2018)
 

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