Oh Those Grumpy Old Men!
What day are you doing your birdathon? Tuesday May 8th-rain date: Wednesday May 9th. Start at 5:00 am—end: Whenever we run out of gas (not necessarily petrol)
How many species to you hope to get? We hope for 80-90 species (We do not aim too high, as, at our ages, we do not want to shock our systems—or embarrass the youngsters)
How much money do you hope to raise as a team? $400-$800-(see # 3 above)
What bird(s) are you stretching to get this year? All/any we find
How long has your team been doing this? Too long
Do you have different roles on your team? If so, what are they? (e.g. spotters, ear birders, etc) No, but we do try to have the designated driver keep his eyes on the road—at least until we see a bird.
What’s the best part of the birdathon? The end
What’s the toughest part of the day? Getting up in the morning of the Bird-a-thon—-and the next day too.
What do you do in preparation for the count? Answer this questionnaire
What place do you most look forward to birding during the birdathon and why? Loudoun County-Does anyone have any suggestions for some good places??
Anything else you want to add about the birdathon? Let’s everyone get out there and have some fun-or be a sponsor.