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MB Birding Festival: birding by bike field trip next Saturday

For those of you who live in the SF Bay Area, I will be leading a greenbirding field trip for the Monterey Bay Birding Festival on Saturday morning, Sept 15. Check out http://www.montereybaybirding.org/trip_details.html for more info or to register for the event. … Continue reading

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ABA’s Birding magazine publishes greenbirding article

Birders, If you are an American Birding Association member, you have the July 2012 Birding magazine with the full text of my greenbirding article. If not, you can check out the follow-up ABA blog post at http://blog.aba.org/2012/07/greenbirding.html. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Redshank, Greenshank!

With all of the incredible shorebird sightings rolling in this summer already, I am compelled to share some carbon calculation tips for those (like me) who have not yet developed full resistance to a mega-rarity chase. Of course, the cleanest … Continue reading

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Video of Alex & Scott’s Santa Cruz biking big day

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Green Big Day 2012 results spreadsheet

Hello green big day birders, I have posted a results spreadsheet below for easy access, and it is organized alphabetically by last name.  Enjoy!  If you see anything incorrect, please let me know. Also, please submit your efforts to the … Continue reading

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161: the new US green big day record!

I have finally finished uploading results of each of your green big day efforts in the drop down menus from the 2012 Results tab.  Of the teams that also participated last year, nine out of ten beat their own previous … Continue reading

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Best Days Ever!

Fellow green big day birders, I know some of you have yet to email me your lists, photos, descriptions, etc., but I trust you each had a magnificent time wherever you were, enjoying your local birds by foot or bike! … Continue reading

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2012 Green Big Day event wraps up

June is now here, just waiting for a few more of you to send in your results…photos, videos, commentary, whatever you want.  Please submit info for the website by June 7! I’ll have a summary report soon…:)

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Another record falls & 2 days to go!

Wow, what an effort has been made this year by biking and hiking birders!  In the coming weeks, the GBD website will interview some super cool peeps and highlight stories from this year’s event…such as the record-breaking 161 species effort in Marin County, … Continue reading

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150 birds, 2 sore dudes

Since last Saturday, I have barely been able to hold chopsticks with enough strength in my hand to keep sushi from falling back to the plate.  Folks, I have learned for the 2nd and hopefully last time…that it is wise … Continue reading

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