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From: Larry and Mona Rogers <[log in to unmask]>
To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sat, Feb 19, 2011 12:25 pm
Subject: [VTBIRD] Five plus Five most sought-after Birds
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 =
. 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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