Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch -- Count #02 Report 2019-2020 Season w/Original Photos

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Citizen science is a great way to involve children and adults in discovery and contribute to scientific research and conservation. Project FeederWatch through Cornell University is a great way to get involved in citizen science. You can learn more at the Project FeederWatch website.

I typically watch birds on Saturday and Sunday. This is my report for 16-17 November 2019.

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The 2019-2020 season goes through 3 April 2020.

Weather

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Partly Sunny. No precipitation.

High: 62 (F) / 16 (C)
Low: 39 (F) / 3 (C)

Winds from the South
Average Wind Speed: 16 mph
Highest Gust: 41 mph

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Mostly cloudy. No precipitation.

High: 53 (F) / 11 (C)
Low: 32 (F) / 0 (C)

Winds from the North-Northwest
Average Wind Speed: 8.4 mph
Highest Gust: 28 mph

Bird Watching Notes

Downy Woodpecker

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Original Photo

Range map for Downy Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Downy Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Hairy Woodpecker

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Original Photo

Range map for Hairy Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Hairy Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Red-winged Blackbird

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Original Photo

Range map for Red-winged Blackbirds throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Red-winged Blackbird at the "All About Birds" webpage.

House Finch

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Original Photo

Range map for House Finches throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the House Finch at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Mourning Dove

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Original Photo

Range map for Mourning Doves throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Mourning Dove at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Dark-eyed Junco

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Original Photo

Range map for Dark-eyed Juncos throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Dark-eyed Junco at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Red-bellied Woodpecker

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Original Photo

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Original Photo

Range map for Red-bellied Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Red-bellied Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

American Goldfinch

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Original Photo

Range map for American Goldfinches throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the American Goldfinch at the "All About Birds" webpage.

American Robin

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Original Photo

Range map for American Robins throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the American Robin at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Bird Counts

My bird counts for the two-day period 16-17 November 2019.

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Interactions

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Summary of Counts This Season

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Signing Up for the 2019-2020 Season

Project FeederWatch is a great way to introduce children and adults to science and conservation through bird watching.

If you are interested in joining Project FeederWatch this season, you can learn more and sign-up at the Project FeederWatch website. During the 21 week season you will need to record your observations during two consecutive days each week.

Previous Project FeederWatch Post

https://steemit.com/science/@etcmike/citizen-science-project-feederwatch-count-01-report-2019-2020-season-w-original-photos

Sources

All About Birds

Project FeederWatch -- Collecting Bird Counts for North American Continent

eBird -- Collecting Bird Counts from around the World

Crossley ID Guide -- For identifying the birds of North America

National Oceanic and Atmosheric Administration -- For weather data

The Weather Channel -- For weather data

Use of Original Photos

I used the SteemIt icon in my photo credit to indicate these photographs were originally posted on SteemIt.
The photographs in this post are free to be used by anyone as long as the photo credit is left on the photographs.

Photo/Video Editing

Video editing performed with Adobe Primiere Elements 2020. Affiliate link to Amazon.com provided for your convenience.

Equipment

ItemName
CameraCanon EOS 7D
LensCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
FiltersTiffen 58mm UV Protection Filter, Tiffen 58MM Circular Polarizer Glass Filter
TripodManfrotto MT190XPRO3 3 Section Aluminum Tripod Legs with Q90 Column (Black)

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Wow nice clicked mike sir thanks for sharing.

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So many incredible birds spotted thanks for sharing this

I love all the images, those birds are precious. But Red-winged Blackbird is my personal favorite.
Your skills are commendable. Keep flourishing.

Greetings @etcmike, excellent work, the photos are great, these birds were the ones I liked the most, I had never seen anything like it, thank you for sharing it...
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Saludos @etcmike, excelente trabajo, las fotos están grandiosas, estas aves fueron las que más me gustaron, nunca había visto ninguna parecida, gracias por compartirlo…

Una actividad bastante relajante @etcmike, imagino lo difícil que debe ser tomar esas fotos, gracias por compartir tus experiencias, Feliz día…

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Yes, it was not easy during the weekend to take those pictures because of low lighting. I tried to pick out the very best photographs to show.

Thank you!!
Have a great week!
Steem on,
Mike

great photos, thank you very much for sharing, good luck

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Thank you very much for the beautiful pictures of birds, good luck to You

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Una labor muy noble estar pendiente de esas pequeñas aves…

Very interesting! Congrats!

Hola @etcmike, es genial el trabajos que haces en el Project FeederWatch…
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Hello @etcmike, it's great the work you do in Project FeederWatch...