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Kitsafari

For the birders, this year's annual Global Big Day is on May 8. 

 

Happy birding and counting wherever you are!

 

https://globalbirding.org/global-big-day

 

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ElaineAust

Thank you for this @Kitsafari.  If our state borders remain open I will be cruising on the Murray River in South Australia with binos in hand.:D

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Soukous
On 4/16/2021 at 3:54 AM, ElaineAust said:

Thank you for this @Kitsafari.  If our state borders remain open I will be cruising on the Murray River in South Australia with binos in hand.:D

 

on your jetski?

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ElaineAust
1 hour ago, Soukous said:

on your jetski?

Ha, ha @Soukous.  I am keeping that in the shed for the big trip.:ph34r:

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janzin

Yep, our bird club always holds a birdathon on that date.  I'll be birding with my team, the Wandering Warblers. This year we are raising funds for the Grassland Bird Trust, an organization here in New York State looking to buy and preserve grassland habitat.

 

Although we call it World Migratory Bird Day, so maybe its not exactly the same initiative. https://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/

 

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pedro maia

Last year I thought about making a photographic Big Day with the same rules of the BY, anyone interested?

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Kitsafari

@pedro maia I thought about it for a minute, then the thought of birding through the day in the rising heat (30 degrees right now at 10am over here and may hit 34 degrees) and the rising humidity (about 70% now to top 90% later in the day) overwhelmed me and wilted my birding aspirations.....

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pedro maia
8 hours ago, Kitsafari said:

@pedro maia I thought about it for a minute, then the thought of birding through the day in the rising heat (30 degrees right now at 10am over here and may hit 34 degrees) and the rising humidity (about 70% now to top 90% later in the day) overwhelmed me and wilted my birding aspirations.....


I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t spend a day birding on those conditions :D.

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