Tuesday, March 04, 2008

My February BiGBY List

This report continues my monthly tally of species observed on a BiGBY (Big Green Big Year) being conducted in Buchanan, Michigan. It consists of species seen from my house or yard or while engaged in Walking or other modes of Self-Propelled transportation that originated from my house (i.e., no fossil fuels were burned in recording any of the species on this list). In the following list, species recorded for the first time this month are indicated by an asterisk (*), while those not seen in or from the house or yard are italicized:
Canada Goose
Great Blue Heron
Cooper's Hawk
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker*
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker*
Northern Flicker*
Blue Jay
American Crow
Tufted Titmouse
Black-capped Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Eastern Bluebird*
European Starling
Northern Cardinal
SPOTTED TOWHEE (5th Michigan record)
American Tree Sparrow
Song Sparrow*
Dark-eyed Junco
House Finch
Common Redpoll
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
February BiGBY List = 27 species.
February Yard List = 25 soecies.
2008 BiGBY List = 30 species.
2008 Yard List = 27 species.


Blogger JP said...

Thanks for the list. I appreciate you sharing that no fossil fuels were burned...nice. :)

March 06, 2008 6:18 AM  

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