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January 04, 2010


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Eileen - Blue Jays were my #4 but have been VERY numerous this winter. They're very piggy!


The Chickadees are great birds. My first bird was a bluejay looking for peanuts.

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Lindsey - Yeah chickadees! Sounds like a good start to 2010 list.
Lana - good to hear you're reporting often to eBird. Happy New Year.
SciGuy - and what was YOUR first bird?
Con - Happy New Year to you and nice to hear from you again.

Con Daily

I love chickadees, too. Though I didn't keep track and haven't checked my photo files, my first bird of the year could have been a mountain chickadee or a dark eyed junco, both very common and loved as much as any less frequent sighting. Happy New Year.


One of my favorite birds. Definitely not a bad one to start off the new year.


Congrats! I saw a lot of birds that were new (to me,) on New Years Eve, myself. I keep a list of birds we see at home, but beyond that I'm just trying to report more regularly to eBird.

Lindsey D.

Hooray! My first bird of 2010 was a black-capped chickadee as well! Even if I didn't want them to be my first for 2010 it was "too bad, so sad" because they hang out right near the door. :)

My 2009 list came to 93 species.

It's only been 4 days into the year and I've already added a pileated woodpecker, red-bellied woodpecker, downy woodpecker, common mergansers, two red-tailed hawks, and a bald eagle to my list. I'm so happy!

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