Date: 1/7/18 3:55 pm
From: Barbara Dye <blkdye...> [peninsula-birding] <peninsula-birding-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [pen-bird] San Mateo county cumulative yearlist for December 2017
I agree. I really appreciate all they do!

from the CBC

Barbara Dye

On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 3:00 PM, Leonie Batkin <leonie.batkin23...>
[peninsula-birding] <peninsula-birding-noreply...> wrote:

> Ron and I would like to express our thanks and gratitude to Malia and
> Chris for keeping up the San Mateo County Cumulative Yearlist. It is quite
> a bit of work, particularly the first month when the year gets off to a
> roaring start. Also, Malia is doing a fabulous job as an eBird reviewer for
> San Mateo County. We are grateful for all they contribute to our local
> birding community. May everyone have a great year of birding in San Mateo
> County.
> Ron Thorn and Leonie Batkin
> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> From: <maliadances...> [peninsula-birding]
> Sent: Friday, January 5, 2018 2:01 PM
> To: <peninsula-birding...>
> Subject: [pen-bird] San Mateo county cumulative yearlist for December 2017
> Dear San Mateo County Birders!
> 3 new birds are to be added to December’s report.
> With these 3 birds, our end of year 2017 totals are 341. The highest end
> of year total since the 2009 inception of this cumulative yearlist. It was
> an incredible year!
> As you read through the list of birds below, please note, the number in
> parenthesis next to the bird name is the rarity code assigned for San Mateo
> County. The definitions for the rarity codes can be found on the Sequoia
> Audubon website here
> December birds and their finders are as follows:
> Ron Thorn spotted a REDHEAD (4) on the bay. Donald Pendleton found a
> HARRIS’S SPARROW (5) along the public shoreline access trail at the
> Facebook Campus in Menlo Park. A photograph of a RUFOUS-CROWNED SPARROW
> (4) was submitted to eBird on a checklist from Windy Hill Open Space
> Preserve by Elisa Fernandes. Though there has not yet been a response to an
> inquiry about this bird, a very infrequently observed species in our
> county, we are hoping once the holidays are over and folks are back to a
> daily routine, a response will be forthcoming.
> Thank you all for sharing your 2017 birds. January 2018 is off to a
> rocketing start with approximately 164 species noted within the first 24
> hours and records for Jan 1 still coming in.
> I put this report together monthly as a volunteer for Sequoia Audubon
> Society (SAS). San Mateo is a diverse and bird rich county and SAS hopes to
> inspire you to get out there and explore. Want to know where to bird in
> San Mateo County? Check out SAS’s online San Mateo County Birding Guide
> . Want to join a field trip? All
> field trips are free and welcome birders of all skill levels. For a
> schedule of upcoming field trips offered by SAS look here
> . Want to become a member
> of Sequoia Audubon Society? Join here http://www.sequoia-audubon.
> org/membership.html
> This report is compiled for the most part, using eBird checklists and from
> posts on Pen-bird so please post all your sightings to
> and/or
> When posting to Pen-bird, please include the date of your sighting in
> either the subject line or in the body of your email. If you don’t use
> eBird or Pen-bird, you can always email me directly. Thank you!
> If you have questions or comments regarding this report, please email:
> <maliadances...>
> Thank you!
> Good birding all and here’s to an exciting 2018!
> Malia DeFelice
> Chris Hayward
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Posted by: Barbara Dye <blkdye...>


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