Date: 1/25/20 4:42 pm From: David Larson <dlarson...> Subject: [NHBirds] Superbowl of Birding XVII Update #11 - Final results
Final Results of the Superbowl of Birding XVII:
Zeiss Joppa Cup: 215 points, The Thrashers, Davey Walters captain
Directors Cup: 84 species, 4th and Longspurs, Steve Mirick captain
Essex County: 104 points, First Eider Downies, Amy Lepak captain
Rockingham County: 152 points, Incomplete Passerines, Greg Tillman captain
Parker River NWR Award: 85 points, Saw What?, Strickland Wheelock captain
Townie Award: 66 species, Twitchers out of the Rye, Becky Suomala captain
Seekers Award: all 30 species at 4:23 pm, Fly-by-Knights,
NewBies Award: 68 points (tie broken by 8-point birds), Bird Call Crew, Lisa Hutchings captain
Lifer Award: 48 species, Gordon College Kingpishers, Amelia Wood and Jennifer Noonan, tie
Fledgling Award: all species by 1:14 pm, Indigo Puntings, Ethan Borland captain
Total number of species = 128 (including write-ins: Semipalmated Plover, Bullock's Oriole, Greater White-fronted Goose, House Wren, Eastern Phoebe, and Red-headed Woodpecker).
I will post the full matrix of points and species for each team and the full species list after the weekend.
Thanks for paying attention and note that the Superbowl of Birding XVIII will be held next year on 30 January 2021. Put it on your calendar now!
The Superbowl of Birding would not be possible without the generous support of our lead corporate sponsor, Zeiss, as well as support from Birdwatcher's Supply and Gift, Joppa Flats Education Center, and anonymous donors.
David M. Larson, Ph.D., Science and Education Coordinator
Joppa Flats Education Center, Mass Audubon, 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950
Telephone: (978) 462-9998 E-mail: <dlarson...>