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  •  What a wonderful day! (2+ / 0-)
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    JupiterSurf, tgypsy

    Who was #100?  

    And yes, Cape May is certainly Mecca.  I hope to make it there next year or the year after.  My brother moved to Philly area 2 years ago, and I need to time a visit...

    DOMA delenda est. DOMA: September 21, 1996 - June 26, 2013

    by lineatus on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 08:32:11 PM PDT

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    •  #100 was the Eurasian Widgeon (3+ / 0-)
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      Regarding comments above related to "life lists". We started seriously birding last November (Thank You Daughter and seeing "The Big Year"). We have been observing, feeding and enjoying birds for a long time. Our rules for a life list..If we had seen it and identified it over the years it does not count. So, A Gentoo Penguin, Blue Footed Booby or a Belted Kingfisher are not lifers per say...On the other hand a Golden Crowned Kinglet is, as well as those pesky warblers...
      Regarding Birders in general..They are the most sharing group of people I have ever encountered. Only one instance of snobbery amongst the hundreds who have guided and helped us.
      Do visit Cape May, anytime is good and the camaraderie is wonderful.

      Do something...marinedefenders.com

      by profewalt on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 07:42:51 AM PDT

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