Oh, boy, me, too. And a barn owl. I'd take those two over a
Resplendent Whatsis any day.
On 2/19/2011 12:37 PM, Mary-C. Marro wrote:
> I still like to get a Yellow Breasted Chat.
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Five plus Five most sought-after Birds
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> So many birds - so little time. Birds we'd like to see or have seen =
> re as follows.
> In Vermont, if we ignore the really odd strays that have popped up =
> n the last couple of years, (Whooping Crane, Black-Tailed Gull, =
> olden-Crowned Sparrow, Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, etc.), I'd say the =
> ive most sought-after birds that you have a fairly good chance of =
> eeing if you work at it for several years would be (in no particular =
> . Gyrfalcon
> . Iceland Gull
> . Spruce Grouse
> . Bicknell's Thrush
> . Black-Backed Woodpecker
> On a worldwide list, ignoring extinct or probably-extinct species, =
> e would include:
> . California and Andean Condors
> . Resplendent Quetzal
> . Spanish Imperial Eagle
> . Any of the several Birds of Paradise from Papua/New Guinea and Borneo
> . The five Darwin's finches from the Galapagos Islands
> Incidentally, we have seen five of the above ten. Next year we hope =
> o get to the Galapagos.
> Larry and Mona the compulsive listers
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