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|Subject:||World Big Day|
|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Sat, 13 May 2017 20:35:33 +0000|
For my contribution to the eBird Big Day I toured The Plain yesterday afternoon, recordng 31 species. Looking at the world wide results I find that the flock of 280 Common Starlings I observed browsing among cattle near Mills Cross and the record (two separate flocks) of 264 Little Ravens feeding in recently cultivated land North of Briars-Sharrow Rd are both World High Counts.
There is of course still time left in the day for a New World flock of starlings to beat the count for that species, but being Spring in the North the birds are less likely to flock up.
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