Lynn E. Barber's Birding Site

Day by Day New Birds, 2003

May-June 2014 Bird Art Display
Paintings 2009-2010 (June)
Paintings July 2010-2011
Paintings of Birds (2013)
A bit about me
Big Year 2003
Day by Day 2003
"My" Rufous Hummingbird (2001-2004)
Rufous Hummingbird (2004-2005)
Rufous Hummingbird (2005 - 2006)
Rufous Hummingbird (2006 - 2007)
Rufous Hummingbird (2007 - 2008)
Rufous Hummingbird (2008 - 2009)
Rufous Hummingbird (2009 - 2010)
Anna's Hummingbird-yard 2005
2005 Texas Big Year--Day by Day
2005 Pictures (Jan-Mar)
2005 Pictures (Apr-Jun)
2005 Pictures (July-Sept.)
2005 Pictures (Oct.-Dec.)
2005 Birds Seen--TBRC Texas Species List
2006 Birds Seen in Texas (not a big year)
2006 Pictures
2007 Birds Seen in Texas (not a big year)
2007 pictures
ABA BIG Year 2008
2008 - The ABA List
2008 Day-by-Day New Birds
2008 Summary Narrative
What my ABA big year has done for my ABA "life list"
2008 January Photos
2008 February Photos
2008 March Photos
2008 April Photos
2008 May Photos
2008 June Photos
2008 July Photos
2008 August Photos
2008 September Photos
2008 October Photos
2008 November Photos
2008 December Photos
2009 (not a big year)
2009 Photo page
2009 Birds Seen (taxonomic order)
2010 Birds Seen (definitely not a big year)
2010 Bird Photos
2011 Birds Seen - Texas and beyond...
2012 - South Dakota
2012 - South Dakota - Day by Day
2012 - Where I birded, day by day
2012 - Photos of Some of the Birds Seen in SD - Jan-Mar
2012 - Photos of Some Birds Seen in SD - Apr-Jun
2012 Photos of Some Birds Seen in SD - July-Dec.
2013 South Dakota - Pennington County - Big Years "A" and "B"
2013 BIG YEAR B - Pennington Co. - Day-by-Day- begins July 1
2013 BIG YEAR A - Pennington Co. Day-by-day - begins January 1
2013 - Big Year C (Sept 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014)
2013 - where I birded (goes into 2014 for big year B)
2013 - photos, South Dakota
Honduras - February 2013
2014 Birds Seen in SD (Pennington Co.)
2014 - day by day
2014 - 2015 - Alaska!
2016 AK bird checklist
2016 Day-by-day AK BIG YEAR
2016 Where I birded
2017 - Birds Seen in AK (NOT a big year)

Birds listed by first date seen in Texas during 2003

(485 countable species for the year)

Thanks to many people--and a special thanks to Eric Carpenter!

On 1/1-Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Eared Grebe
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snow Goose
Ross’ Goose
Green-winged Teal
Northern Pintail
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
American Wigeon
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Ruddy Duck
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
American Kestrel
Prairie Falcon
American Coot
Greater Yellowlegs
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Wilson’s Snipe
Bonaparte’s Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Forster’s Tern
Rock Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Inca Dove
Monk Parakeet
Short-eared Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
Marsh Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
American Pipit
Sprague’s Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Loggerhead Shrike
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Pine Warbler
Northern Cardinal
Spotted Towhee
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Le Conte’s Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Smith’s Longspur
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Western Meadowlark
Brewer’s Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
On Jan.2-Western Grebe
Clark’s Grebe
Canada Goose
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Sandhill Crane
Greater Roadrunner
Black Phoebe
Say’s Phoebe
Tree Swallow
Rock Wren
Bewick’s Wren
Lark Bunting
Yellow-headed Blackbird
On 1/3-Snowy Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Greater White-fronted Goose
White-winged Scoter
Lewis’ Woodpecker
Western Scrub-Jay
Black-crested Titmouse
Townsend’s Solitaire
Canyon Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
House Finch
On -Rough-legged Hawk
Burrowing Owl
White-throated Swift
Cactus Wren
Mountain Bluebird
Curve-billed Thrasher
Sage Sparrow
On 1/5-Rufous Hummingbird
On 1/7-Field Sparrow
On 1/8-Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Brown Thrasher
On 1-9-Northern Gannet
Brown Pelican
Neotropic Cormorant
American Bittern
Tricolored Heron
White Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Blue-winged Teal
White-tailed Kite
White-tailed Hawk
Crested Caracara
King Rail
Common Moorhen
Black-bellied Plover
American Oystercatcher
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Western Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Laughing Gull
Caspian Tern
Royal Tern
Black Skimmer
Barn Owl
Sedge Wren
Blue-gray gnatcatcher
Common Yellowthroat
Seaside Sparrow
On 1/10-Cattle Egret
Harris’ Hawk
Plain Chachalaca
Snowy Plover
Long-billed Curlew
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Common Ground-Dove
Green Parakeet
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Greater Pewee
Vermilion Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Green Jay
Hermit Thrush
Blue Mockingbird
Blue-headed Vireo
Golden-crowned Warbler
Lark Sparrow
On 1/11-Mountain Plover
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Horned Lark
Harris’ Sparrow
McCown’s Longspur
Lapland Longspur
On 1/13-Wood Duck
American Woodcock
Brown Creeper
Rusty Blackbird
Pine Siskin
On 1/16-American Tree Sparrow
On 1/17- Common Goldeneye
Golden Eagle
Ring-necked Pheasant
Great Horned Owl
Chihuahuan Raven
On 1/18-Northern Shrike
On 1/20-Greater Scaup
On 1/21-Red-shouldered Hawk
On 2/15-Canyon Wren
On 2/16-Scott’s Oriole
On 2/21-Calliope Hummingbird
Boat-tailed Grackle
Roseate Spoonbill
Purple Martin
Little Blue Heron
Reddish Egret
Mottled Duck
On 2/22-Brown-headed Nuthatch
Henslow’s Sparrow
Hairy Woodpecker
White-breasted Nuthatch
Winter Wren
Common Loon
Red-cockaded Woodpecker
On 2/23-Bachman’s Sparrow
Pileated Woodpecker
On 2/27-White-tipped Dove
Altamira Oriole
Indigo Bunting
Clay-colored Robin
Ringed Kingfisher
White-eyed Vireo
Couch’s Kingbird
Lesser Goldfinch
Black-throated Green Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Peregrine Falcon
On 2/28-Olive Sparrow
Northern Beardless Tyrannulet
Tropical Parula
On 3/7-Barred Owl
On 3/10-Acorn Woodpecker
Montezuma Quail
On 3/11-Cassin’s Sparrow
Green-tailed Towhee
Western Bluebird
Violet-green Swallow
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Cassin’s Finch
On 3/12-Williamson’s Sapsucker
On 3/13-Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Mexican Jay
Common Raven
On 3/14-Brewer’s Sparrow
Scissortailed Flycatcher
On 3/15-Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Parula
Sandwich Tern
On 3/16-Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Gray Catbird
Northern Waterthrush
Short-billed Dowitcher
Virginia Rail
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
On 3/17-Anhinga
Whooping Crane
On 3/18-Yellow-throated Warbler
Chuck-will’s Widow
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
On 3/19-Grasshopper Sparrow
House Wren
Summer Tanager
Wild Turkey
Long-billed Thrasher
Hooded Oriole
Swainson’s Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Solitary Sandpiper
On 3/20-Great Crested-Flycatcher
Black-chinned Hummingbird
On 3/21-Chimney Swift
American Golden-Plover
Yellow-throated Vireo
On 3/22-Eastern Towhee
Hooded Warbler
Semipalmated Plover
On 3/23-Merlin
On 3/26-Chestnut-collared Longspur
On 3/28-Upland Sandpiper
Eastern Kingbird
On 3/29-Greater Prairie-Chicken (Attwater)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
On 3/30-Green Heron
On 4/2-Franklin’s Gull
On 4/3-Surf Scoter
On 4/5-Lesser Prairie-Chicken
On 4/6-Whimbrel
Least Tern
Common Tern
Prairie Warbler
Black Rail
Yellow Rail
Clapper Rail
Purple Gallinule
Least Bittern
Stilt Sandpiper
On 4/7-Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Swallow-tailed Kite
On 4/10-Baird’s Sandpiper
On 4/11-Northern Bobwhite
On 4/12-Golden-cheeked Warbler
On 4/15-Western Kingbird
On 4/16-Common Poorwill
Plumbeous Vireo
Steller’s Jay
Juniper Titmouse
On 4/17-Black-chinned Sparrow
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Gambel’s Quail
On 4/18-Virginia’s Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Gray Flycatcher
Townsend’s Warbler
On 4/19-Scaled Quail
Bullock’s Oriole
Cave Swallow
On 4/21-Worm-eating Warbler
Common Nighthawk
Scarlet Tanager
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Baltimore Oriole
Fish Crow
Blackburnian Warbler
Wood Thrush
Prothonotary Warbler
Orchard Oriole
Swainson’s Thrush
Cerulean Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Eastern Wood-pewee
Magnolia Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Golden-winged Warbler
Acadian Flycatcher
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Willow Flycatcher
Painted Bunting
Wilson’s Plover
Piping Plover
On 4/22-Red-headed Woodpecker
American Redstart
Blackpoll Warbler
Warbling Vireo
Blue Grosbeak
Yellow-breasted Chat
Least Flycatcher
Swainson’s Warbler
Palm Warbler
Yellow Warbler
On 4/23-Gull-billed Tern
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Hudsonian Godwit
Black Tern
On 4/24-Philadelphia Vireo
Magnificent Frigatebird
On 4/25-Red-eyed Vireo
On 4/26-Mississippi Kite
On 5/2-Olive-sided Flycatcher
White-rumped Sandpiper
On 5/5-Eastern Screech-Owl
Pectoral Sandpiper
Lazuli Bunting
On 5/9-Glossy Ibis
On 5/13-Alder Flycatcher
On 5/15-Bronzed Cowbird
Botteri’s Sparrow
On 5/16-Brown-crested Flycatcher
Groove-billed Ani
On 5/20-Bank Swallow
On 5/21-Black-capped Vireo
Bay-breasted Warbler
Bell’s Vireo
On 5/22-Cassin’s Kingbird
Black-headed Grosbeak
On 5/23-Hepatic Tanager
Western Wood-Pewee
Pygmy Nuthatch
On 5/24-Tropical Kingbird
On 5/25-Band-tailed Pigeon
Colima Warbler
Blue-throated Hummingbird
Hutton’s Vireo
Painted Redstart
On 5/26-Varied Bunting
Common Black-Hawk
On 5/27-White-collared Seedeater
On 5/28-Canada Warbler
Gray Hawk
Lesser Nighthawk
On 5/29-Audubon’s Oriole
Green Kingfisher
Brown Jay
On 5/31-Green Violet-Ear
On 6/19-Zone-tailed Hawk
On 6/20-Bridled Tern
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel
Leach’s Storm-Petrel
Sooty Tern
Audubon’s Shearwater
On 6/21-Muscovy Duck
Short-tailed Hawk
Least Grebe
On 6/30-Lucifer Hummingbird
Lucy’s Warbler
On 7/1-Crissal Thrasher
Elf Owl
Western Screech-Owl
On 7/2-Magnificent Hummingbird
Gray Vireo
On 7/14-Wood Stork
On 7/24-Red-billed Pigeon
On 7/25-Aplomado Falcon
On 7/26-Pauraque
Hook-billed Kite
Red-crowned Parrot
On 7/30-Mountain Chickadee
On 7/31-Western Tanager
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Spotted Owl
On 8/1-Grace’s Warbler
On 8/13-Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
On 8/16-Allen’s Hummingbird
On 8/17-Buff-breasted Flycatcher
On 8/18-Dusky Flycatcher
On 8/21-Hermit Warbler
On 8/23-White-eared Hummingbird
On 8/23-Flammulated Owl
On 8/29-Broad-billed Humingbird
On 9/5-Mourning Warbler
On 9/25-Black-billed Cuckoo
Red Knot
On 9/26-Cory’s Shearwater
Masked Booby
Yellow-nosed Albatross
On 10/4-Northern Goshawk
On 10/11-Jaeger species
On 10/21-Black-throated Blue Warbler
MacGillivray’s Warbler
On 10/31-Red-naped Sapsucker
On 11/2-Sage Thrasher
On 11/10-Thayer’s Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
On 11/14-Tundra Swan
On 11/16-California Gull
On 11/24-Pacific Loon
On 12/4-Glaucous Gull
On 12/10-Slaty-backed Gull
On 12/11-Anna's Hummingbird
On 12/17-Long-tailed Duck
On 12/22-Thick-billed Kingbird
On 12/24-Purple Finch
On 12/29-Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red Crossbill
On 12/31-Red-throated Loon