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294 Species and One Shattered Record on “Almost Perfect” Big Day

By on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 - 8 Comments

As midnight struck on Thursday, April 25, 2013, the six members of Team Sapsucker made North American history with 294 species recorded in a single day—a new record. Buoyed by good weather, excellent scouting help, and one of the largest … Continue reading

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Big Day scouting report: Heating up in Texas

By on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 - 2 Comments

At the Cornell Lab yesterday we had snow, hail, freezing rain, and regular rain. In Texas, where our Big Day team is scouting for an attempt at the North American record on Friday (and raising money for conservation), it was … Continue reading

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