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2013 South Dakota - Pennington County - Big Years "A" and "B"

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2013 South Dakota - Pennington County - Big Years "A" and "B"
2013 BIG YEAR B - Pennington Co. - Day-by-Day- begins July 1
2013 BIG YEAR A - Pennington Co. Day-by-day - begins January 1
2013 - Big Year C (Sept 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014)
2013 - where I birded (goes into 2014 for big year B)
2013 - photos, South Dakota
Honduras - February 2013
2014 Birds Seen in SD (Pennington Co.)
2014 - day by day
List below is up-to-date as of  December 31, 2013 for BIG YEAR A (242 species for BIG YEAR "A" begun January 1, 2013 and finished December 31, 2013)

List below is up-to-date as of May 20, 2014 for BIG YEAR B--YEAR "B" birds begun July 1, 2013 (dates in bold type)-235 species so far

R (Regular), C (Casual), A (Accidental), H (Hypothetical)
(These are SD designations, and this is a list for SD, not limited to Pennington County; dates in BOLD TYPE in parentheses are first dates in BIG YEAR "B")
Black-bellied Whistling Duck (A)
Fulvous Whistling-Duck (A)
Greater White-fronted Goose (R)-Nov. 6 (Nov. 6)
Snow Goose (R)-May 17 (Nov. 6)
Ross's Goose (R)-Nov. 20 (Nov. 20)
Brant (R)
Cackling Goose (R)-Jan. 1 (Nov. 10)
Canada Goose (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Mute Swan (H)
Trumpeter Swan (R)-Apr. 25 (August 29)
Tundra Swan (R)
Wood Duck (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Gadwall (R)-Jan. 1  (July 2)
Eurasian Wigeon (A)
American Wigeon (R)-Jan. 1 (August 26)
American Black Duck (R)
Mallard (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Mottled Duck (A)
Blue-winged Teal (R)-Apr. 7 (July 2)
Cinnamon Teal (R)-Apr. 19 (April 22, 2014)
Northern Sh
oveler (R)-Jan. 16 (July 11)
Northern Pintail (R)-Jan. 1  (Sept. 7)
Green-winged Teal (R)-Mar. 18 (August 21)
Canvasback (R)-Mar. 27 (October 18)
Redhead (R)-Jan. 1  (July 2)
Ring-necked Duck (R)-Jan. 1 (October 9)
Greater Scaup (R)
Lesser Scaup (R)-Jan. 1 (Nov. 2)
Common Eider (A)
Harlequin Duck (C)
Surf Scoter (R)
White-winged Scoter (R)
Black Scoter (R)-Oct. 16 (October 16)
Long-tailed Duck (R)-Nov. 19 (Nov. 19)
Bufflehead (R)-Jan. 1 (October 16)
Common Goldeneye (R)-Jan. 1 (November 13)
Barrow's Goldeneye (R)
Hooded Merganser (R)-Jan. 1 (Oct. 31)
Common Merganser (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Red-breasted Merganser (R)
Ruddy Duck (R)-Apr. 19 (August 11)
Gray Partridge (R)-Feb. 13 (Dec. 11)
Ring-necked Pheasant (R)-Apr. 19 (July 19)
Ruffed Grouse (R)
Greater Sage-Grouse (R)
Sharp-tailed Grouse (R)-Jan. 3 (July 3)
Greater Prairie-Chicken (R)
Wild Turkey (R)-Jan. 1 (July 18)
Northern Bobwhite (R)
Red-throated Loon (C)
Pacific Loon (R)
Common Loon (R)-May 1
Yellow-billed Loon (A)
Pied-billed Grebe (R)-May 4 (July 2)
Horned Grebe (R)-Apr. 11 (Sept. 26)
Red-necked Grebe (R)-October 19 (October 19)
Eared Grebe (R)-Apr. 1 (August 11)
Western Grebe (R)-Apr. 19 (July 4)
Clark's Grebe (R)-Sept. 26 (Sept. 26)
American White Pelican (R)-Apr. 7  (July 2)
Brown Pelican (C)
Neotropic Cormorant (A)
Double-crested Cormorant (R)-Apr. 7 (July 2)
American Bittern (R)
Least Bittern (R)
Great Blue Heron (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Great Egret (R) (May 6)
Snowy Egret (R) (April 24)
Little Blue Heron (R)
Tricolored Heron (A)
Cattle Egret (R)
Green Heron (R)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (R)-Apr. 20
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (C)
White Ibis (A)
Glossy Ibis (C)
White-faced Ibis (R)f
Wood Stork (A)
Black Vulture (H)
Turkey Vulture (R)-Apr. 1 (July 1)
Osprey (R)-Apr. 15 (July 1)
Swallow-tailed Kite (A)
White-tailed Kite (A)
Mississippi Kite (C)
Bald Eagle (R)-Jan. 1 (July 4)
Northern Harrier (R)-Jan. 6 (August 29)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (R)-Jan. 28 (January 6, 2014)
Cooper's Hawk (R)-July 3 (July 3)
Northern Goshawk (R)-Sept. 6 (Sept. 6)
Red-shouldered Hawk (C)
Broad-winged Hawk (R)-August 15 (August 15)
Swainson's Hawk (R)-Apr. 26 (July 3)
Red-tailed Hawk (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Ferruginous Hawk (R)-Feb. 16  (Sept. 7)
Rough-legged Hawk (R)-Jan. 1 (October 12)
Golden Eagle (R)-Jan. 1 (Aug. 1)
Crested Caracfara (A)
American Kestrel (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Merlin (R)-Jan. 18 (October 23)
Gyrfalcon (R)
Peregrine Falcon (R)-May 13 (August 26)
Prairie Falcon (R)-Jan. 17 (August 24)
Yellow Rail (A)
Black Rail (pending) (A)
King Rail (A)
Virginia Rail (R)
Sora (R)-May 27 (May 6)
Purple Gallinule (A)
Common Moorhen (C)
American Coot (R)-Jan. 1 (July 2)
Sandhill Crane (R)-Apr. 7 (October 19)
Whooping Crane (R)
Black-bellied Plover (R)(April 24)
American Golden-Plover (R)
Snowy Plover (C)
Semipalmated Plover (R)-May 2 (April 30)
Piping Plover (R) (April 30)
Killdeer (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Mountain Plover (A)
Black-necked Stilt (R)
American Avocet (R)-Apr. 25 (July 19)
Spotted Sandpiper (R)-May 6 (July 15)
Solitary Sandpiper (R)-May 1 (August 11)
Greater Yellowlegs (R)-Apr. 7 (July 11)
Willet (R)-Apr. 26 (July 11)
Lesser Yellowlegs (R)-Apr. 19 (August 17)
Upland Sandpiper (R)-May 6 (July 1)
Whimbrel (R)
Long-billed Curlew (R)-Apr. 4 (July 11)
Hudsonian Godwit (R)
Marbled Godwit (R)-Apr. 25 (July 2)
Ruddy Turnstone (R)
Red Knot (C)
Sanderling (R)-May 22
Semipalmated Sandpiper (R)-Apr. 29 (July 11)
Western Sandpiper (C)
Least Sandpiper (R)-May 2 (July 17)
White-rumped Sandpiper (R)-May 28
Baird's Sandpiper (R)-Apr. 29 (July 11)
Pectoral Sandpiper (R)-May 28 (August 23)
Purple Sandpiper (H)
Dunlin (R)
Stilt Sandpiper (R)-May 17 (May 13)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (R)
Ruff (A)
Short-billed Dowitcher (R)
Long-billed Dowitcher (R)-May 6 (Aug. 1)
Wilson's Snipe (R)-Jan. 1 (October 9)
American Woodcock (R)
Wilson's Phalarope (R)-Apr. 29 (July 2)
Red-necked Phalarope (R)-May 19 (May 20)
Red Phalarope (A)
Black-legged Kittiwake (C)
Ivory Gull (A)
Sabine's Gull (R)
Bonaparte's Gull (R)-May 2 (April 24)
Little Gull (C)
Ross's Gull (pending)(A)
Laughing Gull (C)
Franklin's Gull (R)-Apr. 25 (July 22)
Mew Gull (R)
Ring-billed Gull (R)-Mar. 31 (July 6)
California Gull (R)-Mar. 31 (March 17, 2014)
Herring Gull (R)-Oct. 30 (Oct. 30)
Thayer's Gull (R)
Iceland Gull (C)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (R)
Glaucous-winged Gull (A)
Glaucous Gull (R)
Great Black-backed Gull (C)
Least Tern (R)
Caspian Tern (R) (May 11)
Black Tern (R)-May 14 (Aug. 1)
Common Tern (R)
Arctic Tern (A)
Forster's Tern (R)-May 6 (May 6)
Pomarine Jaeger (A)
Parasitic Jaeger (A)
Long-tailed Jaeger (A)
Ancient Murrelet (A)
Rock Pigeon (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Band-tailed Pigeon (A)
Eurasian Collared-Dove (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
White-winged Dove (R) (April 29)
Mourning Dove (R) -Apr. 11 (July 1)
Inca Dove (A)
Common Ground-Dove (A)
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (R)-June 22 (July 5)
Black-billed Cuckoo (R)-May 28 (July 3)
Groove-billed Ani (A)
Barn Owl (R)
Flammulated Owl (A)
Eastern Screech-Owl (R)-Feb. 4
Great Horned Owl (R)-Jan. 4  (July 30)
Snowy Owl (R)-Jan. 4
Northern Hawk Owl (A)
Burrowing Owl (R)-Apr. 26 (July 6)
Barred Owl (R)
Great Gray Owl (A)
Long-eared Owl (R)
Short-eared Owl (R)-Jan. 4
Boreal Owl (A)
Northern Saw-whet Owl (R)
Common Nighthawk (R)-May 25 (July 1)
Common Poorwill (R)-June 20 (July 1)
Chuck-will's widow (C)
Whip-poor-will (R)
Chimney Swift (R)-May 14 (July 7)
White-throated Swift (R)-Apr. 29 (July 5)
Magnificent Hummingbird (A)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (R)-Sept. 10 (Sept. 10)
Anna's Hummingbird (A)
Costa's Hummingbird (A)
Calliope Hummingbird (C)
Broad-tailed Hummingbird (R)-July 5  (July 5)
Rufous Hummingbird (R)-August 15 (August 15)
Belted Kingfisher (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Lewis's Woodpecker (R)-Jan. 1
Red-headed Woodpecker (R)-May 24 (July 1)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (R)
Williamson's Sapsucker (A)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (R)
Red-naped Sapsucker (R)-Apr. 15 (July 5)
Downy Woodpecker (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Hairy Woodpecker (R)-Jan. 1 (July 5)
American Three-toed Woodpecker (R)-May 13 (July 5)
Black-backed Woodpecker (R)-May 9 (July 5)
Northern Flicker (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Pileated Woodpecker (R)
Olive-sided Flycatcher (R)-Sept. 4 (Sept. 4)
Western Wood-Pewee (R)-May 22 (July 1)
Eastern Wood-Pewee (R)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (R)
Acadian Flycatcher (A)
Alder Flycatcher (R)-May 30 
Willow Flycatcher (R)-May 20 (May 17)
Least Flycatcher (R)-May 11 (August 23)
Hammond's Flycatcher (H)
Dusky Flycatcher (R)-May 12 (July 5)
Cordilleran Flycatcher (R)-June 3 (July 1)
Eastern Phoebe (R)-May 22 (April 23, 2014)
Say's Phoebe (R)-Apr. 5 (July 1)
Vermilion Flycatcher (A)
Great Crested Flycatcher (R)-May 24 (July 6)
Great Kiskadee (H)
Cassin's Kingbird (C)
Western Kingbird (R)-May 8 (July 1)
Eastern Kingbird (R)-May 9 (July 1)
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (R)
Loggerhead Shrike (R)-Apr. 21 (July 3)
Northern Shrike (R)-Feb. 8 (Dec. 2)
White-eyed Vireo (C)
Bell's Vireo (R)-May 14 (July 1)
Yellow-throated Vireo (R) (May 12)
Plumbeous Vireo (R)-May 30 (July 4)
Blue-headed Vireo (R)-August 31 (August 31)
Warbling Vireo (R)-May 15 (July 1)
Philadelphia Vireo (R)
Red-eyed Vireo (R)-May 21 (July 1)
Gray Jay (R)-May 9 (August 15)
Steller's Jay (A)
Blue Jay (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Pinyon Jay (R)
Clark's Nutcracker (R)-July 18  (July 18)
Black-billed Magpie (R) -Jan. 1 (August 21)
American Crow (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Common Raven (C)
Horned Lark (R)-Jan. 3 (July 1)
Purple Martin (R)
Tree Swallow (R)-Apr. 29 (July 1)
Violet-green Swallow (R)-May 1 (July 1)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (R)-May 1 (July 1)
Bank Swallow (R) (May 16)
Cliff Swallow (R)-May 2 (July 1)
Barn Swallow (R)-Apr. 29
(July 1)

Black-capped Chickadee (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Mountain Chickadee (A)
Boreal Chickadee (A)

Tufted Titmouse (A)
Red-breasted Nuthatch (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
White-breasted Nuthatch (R)-Jan. 1 (July 7)
Pygmy Nuthatch (R)-Jan. 18 (August 15)
Brown Creeper (R)-Jan. 1 (August 15)
Rock Wren (R)-May 24 (July 2)
Canyon Wren (R) -Jan. 1 (Dec. 17)
Carolina Wren (R)
Bewick's Wren (A)
House Wren (R)-May 9 (July 1)
Winter Wren (R)-Dec. 30 (Dec. 30)(could be Pacific Wren)
Pacific Wren (see Winter Wren)
Sedge Wren (R)-August 16 (August 16)
Marsh Wren (R)-Apr. 29 (May 1)
American Dipper (R) (January 1, 2014)
Golden-crowned Kinglet (R)-Jan. 1 (August 22)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (R)-Apr. 20 (Sept. 6)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (R)-May 14
Northern Wheatear (H)
Eastern Bluebird (R)-Apr. 5 (August 16)
Western Bluebird (A)
Mountain Bluebird (R)-Mar 20 (July 4)
Townsend's Solitaire (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush (A)
Veery (R)
Gray-cheeked Thrush (R) (May 14)
Swainson's Thrush (R)-May 11 (Sept. 9)
Hermit Thrush (R)-Apr. 26 (May 15)
Wood Thrush (R)
American Robin (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Varied Thrush (C)
Gray Catbird (R)-May 13 (July 1)
Northern Mockingbird (R)-May 17 (May 9)
Sage Thrasher (R)
Brown Thrasher (R)-May 8 (July 19)
Curve-billed Thrasher (A)
European Starling (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
American Pipit (R)-Apr. 29 (Sept. 30)
Sprague's Pipit (R)
Bohemian Waxwing (R)-Feb. 15 (February 5, 2014)
Cedar Waxwing (R) -Jan. 1 (July 1)
Blue-winged Warbler (R)
Golden-winged Warbler (R)-May 22
Tennessee Warbler (R)-May 20 (May 16)
Orange-crowned Warbler (R)-Apr. 29 (Sept. 20)
Nashville Warbler (R)-May 27
Virginia's Warbler (R)
Northern Parula (R)
Yellow Warbler (R)-May 8 (July 1)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (R)
Magnolia Warbler (R)
Cape May Warbler (R)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (R)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (R)-Apr. 24 (August 15)
Black-throated Gray Warbler (C)
Black-throated Green Warbler (R)
Townsend's Warbler (C)
Blackburnian Warbler (R)-May 29
Yellow-throated Warbler (A)
Pine Warbler (C)
Prairie Warbler (A) (May 10)
Palm Warbler (R)-May 11 (May 5)
Bay-breasted Warbler (R)
Blackpoll Warbler (R)-May 12 (May 15)
Cerulean Warbler (A)
Black-and-white Warbler (R)-May 6 (July 16)
American Redstart (R)-May 16 (July 5)
Prothonotary Warbler (C)-May 20
Worm-eating Warbler (C)
Ovenbird (R)-May 16 (July 4)
Northern Waterthrush (R)-May 11 (August 23)
Louisiana Waterthrush (A)
Kentucky Warbler (C)
Connecticut Warbler (R)
Mourning Warbler (R)
MacGillivray's Warbler (R)-June 17 (July 18)
Common Yellowthroat (R)-Apr. 29 (July 1)
Hooded Warbler (C)
Wilson's Warbler (R)-May 22 (August 22)
Canada Warbler (R)
Yellow-breasted Chat (R)-May 15 (July 1)
Summer Tanager (C)
Scarlet Tanager (R)
Western Tanager (R)-May 15 (July 4)
Green-tailed Towhee (C)
Spotted Towhee (R)-Apr. 29 (July 1)
Eastern Towhee (R)
Cassin's Sparrow (A)
American Tree Sparrow (R)-Jan. 2 (Oct. 15)
Chipping Sparrow (R)-Apr. 29 (July 1)
Clay-colored Sparrow (R)-May 6 (Sept. 1)
Brewer's Sparrow (R)-May 15 (Sept. 20)
Field Sparrow (R)-May 6 (July 11)
Vesper Sparrow (R) -Apr. 26 (July 1)
Lark Sparrow (R)-May 4 (July 2)
Black-throated Sparrow (A)
Sage Sparrow (A)
Lark Bunting (R)-May 8 (July 1)
Savannah Sparrow (R)-Apr. 29  (Sept. 7)
Grasshopper Sparrow (R)-May 24 (July 1)
Baird's Sparrow (R)
Henslow's Sparrow (C)
Le Conte's Sparrow (R)
Nelson's Sparrow (R)
Fox Sparrow (R)
Song Sparrow (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Lincoln's Sparrow (R)-Apr. 26 (Sept. 25)
Swamp Sparrow (R)
White-throated Sparrow (R)-May 21 (Sept. 20)
Harris's Sparrow (R)-May 7 (October 21)
White-crowned Sparrow (R)-Apr. 26 (Sept. 26)
Golden-crowned Sparrow (A)
Dark-eyed Junco (R)-Jan. 1 (August 15) 
McCown's Longspur (C)
Lapland Longspur (R)-Jan. 3 (Dec. 10)
Smith's Longspur (R)
Chestnut-sided Longspur (R)-Apr. 21 (July 17)
Snow Bunting (R)-Jan. 3 (Dec. 10)
Northern Cardinal (R)-Mar. 14 (Nov. 27)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (R)-May 15 (May 16)
Black-headed Grosbeak (R)-May 8 (July 1)
Blue Grosbeak (R)-May 24 (July 4)
Lazuli Bunting (R)-May 21 (August 11)
Indigo Bunting (R)-May 21
Painted Bunting (A)
Dickcissel (R)-June 10 (July 1)
Bobolink (R)-May 14 (July 4)
Red-winged Blackbird (R)-Mar. 15 (July 1)
Eastern Meadowlark (R)
Western Meadowlark (R)-Mar. 14 (July 1)
Yellow-headed Blackbird (R)-Apr. 11 (July 2)
Rusty Blackbird (R)
Brewer's Blackbird (R)-May 1 (July 5)
Common Grackle (R)-Apr. 14 (July 1)
Great-tailed Grackle (R)
Brown-headed Cowbird (R)-April 23 (July 1)
Orchard Oriole (R)-May 14 (July 1)
Bullock's Oriole (R)-May 14 (July 1)
Baltimore Oriole (R)-May 15 (July 4)
Brambling (A)
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (R)
Pine Grosbeak (C)
Purple Finch (R)-Nov. 26 (Nov. 26)
Cassin's Finch (R)
House Finch (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Red Crossbill (R)-Feb. 1 (July 1)
White-winged Crossbill (R)-Feb. 1
Common Redpoll (R)-Jan. 1
Hoary Redpoll (C)
Pine Siskin (R)-Feb. 1 (July 4)
Lesser Goldfinch (R)-July 17 (July 17)
American Goldfinch (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Evening Grosbeak (R)-Mar. 29 (May 10)
House Sparrow (R)-Jan. 1 (July 1)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (A)  

Above list is not the most current taxonomic order - sorry