2017 Green Birding List

This is a list of birds I saw in 2017 without using motorized support for travel. Previously, I called this list my BIGBY tally. The term BIGBY was first coined to describe a fossil-free big year (BIg Green Big Year). My earlier records are 88 birds in 2011; 115 birds in 2012; 121 birds in 2013; 142 birds in 2014; 141 birds in 2015; and 108 birds in 2016. Last year’s list was the result of very little effort in a barely-birded year. While I hope to get back into birding a bit more in 2017, I don’t have a particular goal for this year (except for to keep a list). Here we go!

108. Black-and-white Warbler 24-Mar-17 Gemini Springs
107. Red-eyed Vireo 24-Mar-17 home
106. Great Crested Flycatcher 24-Mar-17 home
105. Purple Gallinule 21-Mar-17 Lake Monroe Conservation Area
104. Barn Swallow 21-Mar-17 Lake Monroe Conservation Area
103. Eastern Meadowlark 21-Mar-17 Lake Monroe Conservation Area
102. Field Sparrow 11-Mar-17 Gemini Springs
101. Loggerhead Shrike 07-Mar-17 Gemini Springs
100. Hermit Thrush 03-Mar-17 Green Springs
99. Purple Martin 01-Mar-17 Audubon Park
98. Black-bellied Whistling Duck 01-Mar-17 East Regional Rail Trail
97. Wilson’s Snipe 21-Feb-17 Lake Monroe Boat Ramp
96. Northern Parula 12-Feb-17 Gemini Springs
95. Mottled Duck 10-Feb-17 Lake Monroe Boat Ramp
94. Muscovy Duck 04-Feb-17 Deltona Landings
93. House Sparrow 31-Jan-17 Dewey Boster Park
92. European Starling 31-Jan-17 Dewey Boster Park
91. White-winged Dove 31-Jan-17 Dewey Boster Park
90. Ring-necked Duck 31-Jan-17 Lake Gleason Park
89. Mallard 31-Jan-17 Alexandra Park
88. Painted Bunting 29-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
87. Caspian Tern 29-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
86. Spotted Sandpiper 24-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
85. Lesser Yellowlegs 24-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
84. Greater Yellowlegs 24-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
83. Blue-headed Vireo 24-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
82. Ovenbird 22-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
81. Chipping Sparrow 22-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
80. Red-tailed Hawk 21-Jan-17 East Central Regional Rail Trail
79. Wild Turkey 21-Jan-17 home
78. White-throated Sparrow 20-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
77. Prairie Warbler 20-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
76. Tree Swallow 20-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
75. Sora 20-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
74. Common Ground-Dove 17-Jan-17 Quail Lakes Powerline Trails
73. Brown Thrasher 17-Jan-17 Quail Lakes Powerline Trails
72. Florida Scrub-Jay 17-Jan-17 Quail Lakes Powerline Trails
71. Red-headed Woodpecker 17-Jan-17 Quail Lakes Powerline Trails
70. Eastern Towhee 17-Jan-17 Quail Lakes Powerline Trails
69. Eastern Bluebird 17-Jan-17 Quail Lakes
68. Pine Warbler 16-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
67. Northern Mockingbird 16-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
66. Green Heron 15-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
65. Cedar Waxwing 15-Jan-17 home
64. Turkey Vulture 14-Jan-17 home
63. American Goldfinch 14-Jan-17 home
62. Sandhill Crane 14-Jan-17 home
61. Wood Stork 13-Jan-17 Lake Monroe Boat Ramp
60. Black Vulture 11-Jan-17 home
59. Cattle Egret 10-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
58. Ring-billed Gull 10-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
57. Savannah Sparrow 10-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
56. Hooded Merganser 10-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
55. American Kestrel 10-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
54. Killdeer 10-Jan-17 Konomac Lake
53. Rock Pigeon 10-Jan-17 Lake Monroe Boat Ramp
52. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10-Jan-17 Lake Monroe Boat Ramp
51. American Bittern 8-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
50. Little Blue Heron 8-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
49. Forster’s Tern 8-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
48. Northern Cardinal 8-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
47. Glossy Ibis 8-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
46. Carolina Chickadee 8-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
45. Orange-crowned Warbler 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
44. Northern Flicker 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
43. Blue Jay 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
42. American Crow 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
41. Red-bellied Woodpecker 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
40. Boat-tailed Grackle 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
39. White-eyed Vireo 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
38. Tufted Titmouse 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
37. Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
36. Great Blue Heron 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
35. Fish Crow 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
34. Common Grackle 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
33. Palm Warbler 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
32. House Wren 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
31. Gray Catbird 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
30. Yellow-throated Warbler 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
29. Eastern Phoebe 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
28. Common Yellowthroat 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
27. Swamp Sparrow 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
26. Marsh Wren 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
25. Great Egret 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
24. Osprey 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
23. Yellow-rumped Warbler 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
22. Tricolored Heron 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
21. Red-winged Blackbird 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
20. Red-shouldered Hawk 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
19. Bald Eagle 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
18. Norther Harrier 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
17. Blue-winged Teal 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
16. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
15. Anhinga 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
14. Common Gallinule 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
13. Snowy Egret 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
12. Belted Kingfisher 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
11. Pied-billed Grebe 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
10. American Coot 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
9. Double-crested Cormorant 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
8. White Ibis 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
7. Limpkin 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
6. Downy Woodpecker 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
5. Pileated Woodpecker 6-Jan-17 Gemini Springs
4. American Robin 5-Jan-17 home
3. Carolina Wren 5-Jan-17 home
2. Mourning Dove 5-Jan-17 home
1. Barred Owl 5-Jan-17 home
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