Best Bird of the World

To: Baus <>, birding-nz <>, "" <>,
Subject: Best Bird of the World
From: Gunnar Engblom <>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 15:18:25 -0500
Happy Holidays to all from sunny Lima, Peru.
Please forgive my crossposting to various lists.

Which is the Ultimate bird of the world? The one bird that every birder
should try to see no matter what? This question is a take on Huffington
post's recent contest "The Ultimate place to see before you
where incidently Machu Picchu won. Just for fun, I posted a question to
vote for the one MUST SEE bird in the world before we leave this life on
Facebook <>.

As it turned out, the concept was a bit too large to simply choose one bird
within the Facebook concept. So I decided to make it a world cup type
tornament, where the facebook vote simply would chose the 16 contestants to
compete for the title "THE BEST BIRD OF THE

I think it will be lots of fun. Check out the
cast you vote on
Facebook<>and follow
the contest on .
On Saturday, once the 16 contestants are selected from the Facebook page,
we will pass the first round. A week later only 8 contestants will remain.
Exciting, huh?

These are the top 15 right now.

Marvelous Spatuletail
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Harpy Eagle
Resplendent Quetzal
Wandering Albatross
Snowy Owl
Ivory Gull
Inca Tern
Common Potoo
Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise
Emperor Penguin
Long-whiskered Owlet
Ivory-billed Woodpecker

And then follows a number of species on shared 16th place.



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