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I got 16 lifers on a trip to Garner State Park!

Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Yellow-throated Vireo, Hutton's Vireo, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Vermilion Flycatcher,
Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Green Kingfisher, Ringed Kingfisher, Rufous Hummingbird, Hooded Oriole, Field Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Lesser Goldfinch, House Wren, Verdin, Common Raven.

Here are photos of some of them.

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17 hours ago, Kevin said:

I got 16 lifers on a trip to Garner State Park!

Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Yellow-throated Vireo, Hutton's Vireo, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Vermilion Flycatcher,
Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Green Kingfisher, Ringed Kingfisher, Rufous Hummingbird, Hooded Oriole, Field Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Chipping Sparrow, Lesser Goldfinch, House Wren, Verdin, Common Raven.

Here are photos of some of them.

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You have got to be kidding me! You have all three (assuming you`ve seen a belted) kingfishers on your life list?! :classic_ohmy: Cool!

Congrats on the other lifers as well!

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@Seanbirds Yes, I have seen Belted Kingfishers.

19 hours ago, Melierax said:

Incredible! Green Kingfisher is high on my bucket list.

Green Kingfishers have been on my bucket list ever since I started birding. When we left I did not know that Ringed Kingfishers where in range so that was an unexpected lifer.

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1 hour ago, Kevin said:

@Seanbirds Yes, I have seen Belted Kingfishers.

Green Kingfishers have been on my bucket list ever since I started birding. When we left I did not know that Ringed Kingfishers where in range so that was an unexpected lifer.

Jealous of the Ringed. Was lucky enough to see a vagrant Green Kingfisher in AZ several months ago.

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Wilson's Snipe, SuperSod farms, Orangeburg SC, Sep. 28th.  This is the first of several from the Carolina Bird Club's fall excursions this weekend.

The sod farm is supposed to be a hotbed of migratory shorebirds.  It hasn't rained in weeks so apparently they all went somewhere else.  This was in a relatively low area that retained sprinkler runoff.

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I have passed two hundred!!

I went to Padre Island National Seashore last week and camped on the beach. And I got 43 new Bird species! 165-208

Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Black-bellied Plover, Snowy Plover, Wilson's Plover, Piping Plover, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, Stilt Sandpiper, Sanderling, Dunlin, Baird's Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Solitary Sandpiper, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Willet, Laughing Gull, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Least Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Caspian Tern, Common Tern, Black Tern, Forster's Tern, Royal Tern, Sandwich Tern, Black Skimmer, Brown Pelican, Tricolored Heron, Bronzed Cowbird, Whimbrel, Harris's Hawk, Semipalmated Plover, Western Sandpiper, Anhinga.

These have been on my bucket list: Tricolored Heron, Harris's Hawk, Brown Pelican.

   
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9 minutes ago, Kevin said:

I have passed two hundred!!

I went to Padre Island National Seashore last week and camped on the beach. And I got 43 new Bird species! 165-208

Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Black-bellied Plover, Snowy Plover, Wilson's Plover, Piping Plover, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, Stilt Sandpiper, Sanderling, Dunlin, Baird's Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Solitary Sandpiper, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Willet, Laughing Gull, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Least Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Caspian Tern, Common Tern, Black Tern, Forster's Tern, Royal Tern, Sandwich Tern, Black Skimmer, Brown Pelican, Tricolored Heron, Bronzed Cowbird, Whimbrel, Harris's Hawk, Semipalmated Plover, Western Sandpiper, Anhinga.

These have been on my bucket list: Tricolored Heron, Harris's Hawk, Brown Pelican.

   

Great list!  Was this your first time birding on the coast?

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On 10/9/2019 at 6:08 PM, Kevin said:

Yes, so almost every thing was new.

It’s awesome going to somewhere you’ve never been for birding. I remember my trip to Costa Rica in March was a gold mine. Saw exactly 100 new birds. Green Honeycreeper pushed me over the 300 mark.

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I took this with my phone.  This little Golden-crowned Kinglet kept looking at his reflection in the window.  I put my hand underneath his body, and very gently grasped his legs with 2 fingers.  He stayed so clam as I walked to the nearby trees and released him.  He landed  on one of the branches and I'm almost certain I heard him say 'thank you!"  This is a lifer for me.

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Got ten lifers for my ebird on a trip to Northern M.I. 😁

Bald eagle, rough legged hawk, Northern Goshhawk, Common raven, Horned lark,  Hooded and Common merganser,  Trumpeter swan,  American Tree Sparrow,  and Common loon. (Thanks to everyone who helped id some of these!!)

And just today I got Black Crowned Night Heron and Black bellied Whistling Duck.

 

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18 minutes ago, Kevin said:

NOOOO!:classic_angry:

Horned Lark in number one on bucket list.

Congrats on all the other lifers to.

😂I wasn't even expecting to see one, but he was sitting right out posing for a picture on a lawn. Thanks, good luck finding one of your own 😉

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