Young Birders N. American Life List

Showing Records 1 through 50 of 57 Total Listers

Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Scott Schuette

USA- Missouri 676
updated April 5, 2010


Andrew Spencer

US - Colorado 674
48 States and 5 provinces; most recent addition: Blue Mockingbird


Garrett MacDonald

USA 663


John C. Mittermeier

USA - MA 655
most recent: Lesser Prairie-chicken, Gunnison Sage-grouse, Black Rail, Baird's Sparrow, Sinaloa Wren, Flammulated Owl; updated 08/2009


Ross Gallardy

Pa 635
51!!!!(I had forgotten to write down Tricolored Blackbird) Lifers in CA, Ruddy Ground Dove, YF Gull, BF Albatross, Xantus's Murrlet, Island Scrub Jay, 400 Pinyon Jays in one flock!!!, Mountian Quail, Pac Golden Plover, Rock Sandpiper, Sooty Grouse displaying 10 yards away!...........YELLOW-BILLED LOON in PA!!!!


Ben Griffith

USA 631
Latest: Ancient Murrelet


Charlie Wright

WA-USA 626
Horned Puffin: 3 April 2007.


Tim Snieder

Canada-Ontario 613
Spring 2012 added Rock Sandpiper, Short-tailed Shearwater, Fork-tailed Storm-petrel, Parakeet Auklet, Emperor Goose, McCown's Longspur


Andy Bankert

Florida 606
Mangrove Swallow, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Black-faced Grassquit, Yellow-faced Grassquit, Western Spindalis, Eurasian Kestrel, La Sagra's Flycatcher, Bahama Mockingbird, Thick-billed Vireo, Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff, Five-striped Sparrow, Rufous-capped Warbler, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Flame-colored Tanager, Masked Duck, Loggerhead Kingbird


Oscar Johnson

USA-Mexico 601
#600: Mottled Duck. Latest: 36 lifers in Alaska; Ivory Gull, Hawfinch, Gray-tailed Tattler, Bluethroat, Arctic Warbler, Gyrfalcon, Dovekie. A few South Texas birds. 8/27/07


Neil Gilbert

California 594
09 Aug 2010 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch


Chris West

USA, WI 594
last update: 6/4/09: Sabine's Gull, Red-throated Loon, Flame-colored Tanager (lifer #500), SINALOA WREN, Rufous-capped Warbler, Five-striped Sparrow, Buff-collared Nightjar, Flammulated Owl, Crescent-chested Warbler, Berylline Hummingbird, Marbled Murrelet, Island Scrub-jay, Yellow-billed Magpie, White-tailed Hawk, Magnificent Frigatebird, both Whistling-ducks, Black-legged Kittiwake, Little Gull, Ancient Murrelet


Sean Fitzgerald

WI - USA 591
9/2/07 - Black Storm Petrel latest edition - #550 Slaty-backed Gull at Soldotna Dump, Alaska 12/27/05


Daniele Mitchell

Canadian 591
CO: Gunnison Sage Grouse, White-tailed Ptarmigan, Brown-capped Rosy-Finch, Mountain Plover; CA: Debra Shearwater pelagic Fork-tailed, Ashy, Black Storm-Petrels, Black-footed Albatross, Sabine's Gull, also Surfbird, Le Conte's Thrasher, Island Scrub-Jay


Cole Wolf

USA - NM 589
Bare-throated Tiger-Heron, Crimson-collared Grosbeak, Fan-tailed Warbler, Rufous-capped Warbler, Baikal Teal


David Bell

Canadian 589
#550=Cerulean Warbler in MI


Phil Chaon

Cleveland OH 579
Most Recent - most Lower Rio Grande Specialties, Flame-colored Tanager, Black Swift, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Colima Warbler Overall: Bermuda Petrel, Fea's Petrel, Wood Sandpiper,Crescent-chested Warbler, Loggerhead Kingbird, Curlew Sandpiper, Northern Hawk Owl, 49 species of Warbler, Green-breasted Mango, Berylline Hummingbird, White-eared Hummingbird, Flame-colored Tanager, Yellow-green Vireo, Black-capped Vireo


Tom Auer

US 572
Henslow's Sparrow and Cerulean Warbler in Minnesota. (06/06/07)


Ian Davies

USA-Massachusetts 558
(Last updated 6/10/10)


Michael Woodruff

USA -- Washington 557
I've birded most of the US aside from Alaska, but have plenty of holes to fill... 10/7/08


Tyler Loomis - AZ (15)

USA 552
Five Stripped Sparrow, Trip to the YBC in North dakota got my 500th a baltimore Oriole ,in AZ: Northern Jacana!!!! one of the coolest birds I've ever seen, Blue Mockingbird, Crescent Chested Warbler, Berryline Hummer,Cal Thrash, Cal Gnat


Bret McCarty

OHIO 546
Latest: Pink-footed Goose. Black-bellied Whistling-duck, Worm-eating Warbler, Purple Gallinule, Audobon's Warbler (OH). Allen's Hummingbird (OH), Northern Wheatear (OH), North Carolina pelagic, Washington & British Columbia birds, #500=Sky Lark


Ethan Gyllenhaal

Illinois, USA 539
Cook's Petrels, Red-billed Tropicbird, Sinaloa Wren, and assorted other Arizona and California birds (Brown-backed Solitaire not included in this count).


Hope Batcheller

U.S.A. 523
Some east coast pelagic stuff (finally): ATPU, RAZO, GRSH, WISP, etc


Nigel Bates

USA- NJ 520
37 lifers on a sweep through CA. Favorites included Le Conte's Thrasher, Yellow-billed Magpie, Island Scrub-Jay, and Chukar. #500 was a Cassin's Auklet on the boat trip out to Santa Cruz Island.


Brendan Fogarty

New York 517
Latest: Mourning Warbler (6/10). Western Reef-Heron, Little Egret, Gray Hawk, Short-tailed Hawk, King Rail (NY), Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (NY), Ruff, Little Gull, Tufted Puffin, Rhino Auklet, Gray Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Mountain Bluebird (NY), Golden-winged Warbler, Flame-colored Tanager, Scott's Oriole (NY), Pine Grosbeak


Tim White

USA 514
Fully albino American Kestrel!


Benjamin Van Doren

USA - NY 513
Highlights past year or two: Brown-backed Solitaire, White-faced Storm-Petrel, Sky Lark, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Mountain Plover, Berylline Hummingbird, Montezuma Quail, Ruff, Black Swift, Brown-capped Rosy-Finch


Andy Johnson

US, Michigan 505
Apr 2010- Upper TX coast GTBC: Hudwit, Swallow-tailed Kite, Red-cockaded WP, Bachman's Sparrow, Fulvous W-d (#500), Wilson's Plover, Painted Bunting, Least Bittern, etc.


Adam Sabatine

USA-PA 505
Brittish Storm-petrel (500), Blue Mockingbird, Northern Lapwing, Blue-footed Booby, White-eared hummingbird, latest-Mississippi Kite


John Garrett

USA - California 496
10/12/08: see what I put for world lifelist. Latest species: Yellow-billed Loon. Possibly more than 496...I don't know.


Craig Bateman

Michigan, USA 495
good winter UP stuff, southeast AZ-FC tanager, BC gnatcatcher, Five-stiped Sparrow, Rufous-capped Warb, Short-tailed Hawk, etc.


Kevin Welsh

Michigan 493
Texas specialties: golden cheeked warbler, black capped vireo, gray vireo, colima warbler, common black hawk, long billed thrasher, cave swallow, calliope hummingbird


Andy Boyce

USA: Colorado 491
latest; Hepatic Tanager, Tropical Parula, Northern Goshawk, Williamson's Sapsucker, Rufous Hummingbird, Greater Sage-Grouse


Daniel Riley

Canadian 485
only birded ontario, texas and Nova scotia in north america trip to se arizona added 9 aztec thrushes and flame-colored tanager plus 75 other lifers


Karl Fairchild

Oregon 481
Pacific NW, Montana, Arizona, E. Coast, Florida Panhandle


David Hollie

USA -- GA 466
Red-throated Loon, Snowy Owl in TN!, Fork-tailed Flycatcer, Eurasian Wigeon, Florida Scrub-Jay, Cackling Goose, Masked and Brown Booby in GA, Black-backed and Three-toed Woodpecker in MT, White-winged Crosbill


Sulli Gibson

Illinois, USA 462
22 Aug 09 - Lake County, Indiana: Long-tailed Jaeger


Luke Seitz

USA- Maine 453
Rufous-capped Warbler, Bridled Tern in Maine, White-tailed Ptarmigan


Marcel Such (13)

USA - CO 442
1-1-10 Glaucous Gull


Alex Hickey

USA, Oh 435
Montezuma's Quail, Elegant Trogon, Rufous Capped Warbler, Black-capped Gnatcatcher, Flame-colored Tanager, Gargany.


Lauren Franko

USA-NJ 381
nothing new lately


Logan Lalonde (14 years old)

Canadian 376
Ruff, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Loggerhead Shrike in British Columbia ( BC ), Black-billed Cuckoo in BC, Snowy Egret in BC, Northern Parula in Nevada, Brown-crested Flycatcher, Bell's Sparrow, Gyrfalcon, Plumbeous Vireo, Le Conte's Thrasher, Tufted Puffin, Grasshopper Sparrow, Flammulated Owl, Boreal Owl, Sabine's Gull in the interior, Chukar, Gray Partridge, Snowy Owl, Black-backed Woodpecker, Heermann's Gull, Northern Hawk Owl, Leach's Storm-Petrel


Leigh Johnson

Rio Grande Valley Texas!! Over 40 lifers in three days, it was truly amazing! Tamailipas Crows and Brown Jays, hooray.


Michael Hilchey

USA 363


Miles Brengle

USA 347
Red-necked Stint (updated December 2013)


Sam Manning

USA-NE 315
NE (300): Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Red-throated Loon, Neotropic Cormorant, Long-tailed Jaeger, Black-legged Kittiwake, Laughing Gull, Mew Gull, Glaucous-winged Gull, Mountain Chickadee, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Golden-winged Warbler, White-winged Crossbill, Lesser Goldfinch, Evening Grosbeak. Plus--IA: Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Common Gallinule, Black-billed Cuckoo, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Short-eared Owl, Chuck-will's-widow. MO: Carolina Chickadee.


Michael McCloy

USA-Nc 314
Crimson-collared Grosbeak, Clay-colored Robin, and more on an early spring trip to southern Texas, and a couple odds and ends since then


Christopher Stephens

Canadian (B.C) 293
Doug Tarry Young Ornithologist's Workshop in Ontario Aug. 1 to August 10, 08, and the following rare bird sightings from summer, fall and winter 08 in South Coastal B.C: Indigo Bunting, Lark Sparrow, White Throated Sparrow, Pine Grosbeak, Tropical Kingbird, Long Billed Curlew, Black Tailed Gull, Harris's Sparrow, Bohemian Waxwing.


Tucker Lutter

USA-IA 254
Band-tailed Pigeon (NE), Black-legged Kittiwake (IA), Black-tailed Gull (IA), glaucous Gull (IA), Long-tailed Duck (SD), Prairie Warbler (SD), Scott's Oriole (IA), Snowy Owl (NE), Swallow-tailed Kite (SD), Whooping Crane (NE)
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