Youth Birding Competition Results

Here is our schedule and what the kids identified at the YBC this year. S means they saw it, H means they heard it and B means both. The boys won their age group again this year, despite moving from Pre-elementary to Elementary. They took first place for number of species identified. They also raised more money for conservation than any other team in the competition, raising over $500 for the American Bird Conservancy. We intend to put the money toward ABC’s Hawaiian birds project, as someone is willing to match it, which will double the impact of our contribution.

Here is that list:

4-25-09
5:00-6:15 p.m.
EL Huie

Purple Martin B
Canada Goose S
Barn Swallow S
American Crow H
Mallard S
Great Blue Heron S
Double Crested Cormorant S
Tree Swallow S
Red-winged Blackbird B
Killdeer B

6:15-7:30 p.m.
Newman Wetlands

Prothonotary Warbler H
Mourning Dove B
Pine Warbler B
N. Cardinal B
E. Meadowlark H
Carolina Chickadee H
Blue Jay H
Red-bellied Woodpecker H
Red-eyed Vireo H
Tufted Titmouse H
N. Parula H
American Goldfinch S
White-breasted Nuthatch B
Brown-headed Nuthatch B
Catbird H

7:30-8:00 p.m.
EL Huie

Bank Swallow S

8:00 p.m.
Outside Shamrock/Blaylock

Palm Warbler H
Yellow Warbler H

8:15-8:30 p.m.
Nash Farms

Blue-winged Warbler H
Eastern Towhee H
Brown Thrasher H
Chestnut-sided Warbler H

4-26-09
6:00-6:30 a.m.

Black-crowned Night Heron H
Eastern Screech Owl H

7:00-8:00 a.m.
Charlie Elliott

Carolina Wren H
Common Grackle B
Eastern Kingbird S
Chimney Swift S
Belted Kingfisher H
White-eyed Vireo S
Indigo Bunting H
Eastern Phoebe H
Pileated Woodpecker H
Scarlet Tanager B
Cedar Waxwing H
Prairie Warbler H
Downy Woodpecker H
Cape May Warbler H
Chipping Sparrow S

9:25-10:30 a.m.
Driving between CE and around Monticello

Wild Turkey S
Turkey Vulture S
Black Vulture S
Field Sparrow H
N. Mockingbird S
American Robin H
House Finch H

10:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m
Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge

American Redstart H
Black-throated Green Warbler H
Common Yellowthroat H
Great-crested Flycatcher H
Red-cockaded Woodpecker H
Northern Rough-winged Swallow S
Black and White Warbler H
Eastern-wood Pewee H
Blackburnian Warbler H
Bay-breasted Warbler H
Orange-crowned Warbler H
Cerulean Warbler H
Black-throated Blue Warbler H
Worm-eating warbler H
Tennessee Warbler H

4:45 p.m.
Charlie Elliot

Pine Siskin H

S= Seen
H= Heard
B= Both

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