Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch -- Count #21 Report 2020-2021 Season w/Original Photos

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 17-18 April 2021.

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The 34th season of Project FeederWatch kicked off 14 November 2020.

The 2020-2021 season extended through 30 April 2021.

Weather

Saturday, 17 April 2021

Mostly Cloudy.

High: 58 (F) / 14 (C)
Low: 42 (F) / 5 (C)

Winds from the North
Average Wind Speed: 10.5 mph / 16.9 kph
Highest Gust: 25 mph / 40 kph

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Mostly Sunny.

High: 65 (F) / 18 (C)
Low: 34 (F) / 1 (C)

Winds from the Northwest
Average Wind Speed: 6.8 mph / 10.9 kph
Highest Gust: 26 mph / 42 kph

Bird Watching Notes

Northern Cardinal

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Range map for Northern Cardinals throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Northern Cardinal at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Mourning Dove

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Range map for Mourning Doves throughout North America.


Image Source

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

White-breasted Nuthatch

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Range map for White-breasted Nuthatches throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the White-breasted Nuthatch at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Brown-headed Cowbird

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Range map for Brown-headed Cowbirds throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Brown-headed Cowbird at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Red-winged Blackbird

This bird stuck its head into the feeder to get the perfect peanut.

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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.

Bird Counts

My bird counts for the two-day period 17-18 April 2021.

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Interactions

No interactions observed.

Summary of Counts This Season

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Signing Up for the 2020-2021 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

Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch -- Count #20 Report 2020-2021 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 Atmospheric Administration -- For weather data

The Weather Channel -- For weather data

Use of Original Photos

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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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Thank you for this useful business. I had the same pigeons on the site today.

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The brown pigeon is interesting.

Have a great weekend!
Steem on!
Mike

Greetings @etcmike, a day of varied specimens, especially for the northern cardinal.

What a brilliant photography!Every birds looks absolutely real.It touches the heart.There is no comparison, especially the brown headed cow bird.Thankyou very much for giving us such a beautiful post.

What a brilliant photographer you are! All the photographs wonderful . Few days ago I went to shopping mall, when coming home find some birds , then took photographs. That time realised it’s not easy to take birds photographs. A skill person can do it nicely, like you.
Here is my photographs

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pictures of birds are awesome, you took some super shots. just fabulous!!

Yes, it takes patience and persistence to get just the right photo. Keep it up and you will get better. I take a lot of photos before getting the one I am going to post.

Have a great weekend!
Steem on!
Mike

Thanks for your kind words.
Have a great weekend too!

pictures of birds are awesome, you took some super shots. just fabulous!!

Hi mike, thanks for sharing those beautiful pictures of birds. One bird we have got common that is dove.Project feeder watch is really an incredible project. That kinds of project is really needed now more in the world.

The temperature is low in your place but it is hottest in my countru now...

Watching here's cite little birds feeding great👍 job thanks for sharing.

The dove is one of my favorite birds that I sit in my house is a very beautiful bird.@etcmike, I like it.Your hand for taking pictures is very beautiful.thanks

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thank you very much for the project report, have a good day

Quite as good as natural

Nice Bird click thanks for sharing seson project.

Hello @etcmike, how lucky you are always photographing various types of birds.
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Thank you for this Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch - Count # 21 Report 2020-2021 Season w / Original Photos.

Your all birds are looking very very nice.phothography is mind blowing.Thank you to share this brilliant photography.

Hello @etcmike, it is very nice to enjoy the birds in their environment, I have tried to put food on them but none comes close.

thank you very much for sharing, have a good day and a great mood

Upvote,resteem and follow done.
Thanks @etcmike for sharing with us those beautiful birds picture. Because of you we can see such nice birds. Project feederwatch is a great project.

i also love bird sir @etcmike. My lesiure time i spend with birds💕💕

Your love for birds is truly fascinating.I respect your love.⚫⚫⚫

Hello.. @etcmike, the pictures of your birds have been very nice and captivating. We see Dove in different places in our environment. I like these.

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Thanks For Sharing The Project @etcmike have a good day..

Great photography @etcmike The looks of the doves are not that distinct from the one we have here in Ghana. They look quite smaller tho compared to the ones here. I guess it's a species thing.

What a beautiful bird

My parrot sir @etcmike
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Wow canon 7D camera clicks are awesome! I'm really very thankful for your kind support sir @etcmike

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Thank you very much for the project Report @etcmike, have a good day..

Thnk you So Much For Sharing the project sir @etcmike !

Good luck sir @etcmike 😊👍

All Pictures of the bird is Very Awesome Thanks For Sharing This Project @etcmike .

All birds are so amazing.beautiful! Camera work just mind blowing. Thank you very much sir for sharing this project and beautiful photos. Have a good day.

How beautiful they are. Each is beautiful in its own way. Thanks for the interesting post.

Nice Birds I Liked so ! Great Working Thanks For Sharing The Project @etcmike have a nice day..!!

Thank you so much sir @etcmike your regular support means a lot, stay blessed 💖

All birds are so amazing. Simply beautiful! Camera work just mind blowing. Thankyou very much sir for sharing this project and beautiful photos. Have a nice day.love it sir