Are you including Big Sit records, or are they regarded as non-competitive.
After all, not all birders have the resources or ability to hare off hither and
> On 15 Feb 2015, at 10:45 am, James Mustafa <>
> To all the Australian Birding Community,
> I am currently in the process of building a document that is set to record
> all of our competitive birding triumphs in a single place. Presently, there
> is a lot of information scattered across various birding forums, social
> media pages, throughout the Internet and in old lost editions of the bird
> related printing. My goal is to combine all this information into an
> accessible document online for all to share in.
> This text shall include Australian Big Year records, State Big Year Records
> and State Big Day records. At the moment, I have bits of information here
> and there but nothing to rock solid. So, this is where you all come in!
> Please email/call/carry pigeon me any information you have on the topics
> mentioned. I will be taking 5-10 results per each category.
> Some example texts:
> Australia Big Year Records:
> 1. John Weigel <https://www.facebook.com/john.randall.92798> – 770 species
> (IOC) – 2014
> 2. John Weigel – 745 species (IOC) – 2012
> Victorian State Records:
> 1. Mike Carter <https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008495313016> –
> 462 species (IOC)
> 2. Peter Lansley <https://www.facebook.com/peter.lansley.7> – 450 species
> Victorian Bid Day Records:
> 1. Michael Ramsey <https://www.facebook.com/mickaramsey>, Simon Starr
> <https://www.facebook.com/simon.starr.94>, Matt Weeks – 225 species (IOC) –
> 13 Nov 2011
> 2. Michael Ramsay, Simon Starr, Matt Weeks – 225 species (IOC) – 18 Nov 2012
> Thanks everyone! I think it’s important that this information is documented
> somewhere, it’s part of our Australian birding history really!
> All the very best,
> James Mustafa
> 0400 951 517
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