Now that I’ve become a dedicated birder “listing” is part of the game through such organizations as ebird and MOU I keep track of my sightings. This will be my sixth year of of this fun hobby. My life total is 277 birds identified. Two hundred and eight are from Minnesota. About 50 are from Florida and Arizona with the rest from states nearby.
Three recent “lifers” were from South Dakota’s Custer State Park.
A Mountain Bluebird
A Lewis Woodpecker
A Clarks Nutcracker
It was a veritable “Corps of Discovery” sighting. Lewis and Clark in the mountains as it were....: