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2007 DEVON RARITIES COMPETITION

 

Competition Summary


Each entrant has predicted 5 rare species of bird they think may appear somewhere in Devon in 2007, points are awarded depending on the degree of rarity:-

  • County Rarity = 2 points
  • National Rarity = 5 points
  • First for county = 20 points
  • First for UK = 30 points

In either of the first two categories there would be a bonus of 2 points per species if the species had been recorded less than 10 times before in Devon.

The County List is here, the species indicated (A) are the County Rarities. Species indicated with an asterisk after the name (i.e. Lesser Scaup *) are the National Rarities.

The winner and runners up will be the entries with the three highest points totals at the end of the year. There will be three prizes of prints from EcoVisuals . An A4 print for 1st place and A5 prints for the two runners up.

The winner and runners up will be able to choose their prints from any picture in the EcoVisuals Picture Library.

List of Entries

Entry 1

Cattle Egret
Forsters Tern
Arctic Warbler
Pallas's Warbler
Lesser Scaup

Entry 2

Temminck's Stint
White Rumped Sandpiper
Kentish Plover
Pallas's Warbler
Red Breasted Flycatcher

Entry 3

Surf Scoter
Richard's Pipit
Gull Billed Tern
Red Necked Phalarope
Long Billed Dowitcher

Entry 4

Pallid Harrier
Citrine Wagtail
Bee Eater
Rustic Bunting
Pallas's Warbler

Entry 5

Pied Billed Grebe
Pallid Swift
Olive Backed Pipit
Subalpine Warbler
Bobolink

Entry 6

Squacco Heron
Cattle Egret
Black Winged Stilt
Marsh Sandpiper
Subalpine Warbler

Entry 7

Great Reed Warbler
Spotted Crake
Lesser Scaup
Spotted Sandpiper
Red Flanked Bluetail

Entry 8

Cattle Egret
Great White Egret
American Golden Plover
Rose Coloured Starling
Isabelline Wheatear

Entry 9

Stilt Sandpiper
Forsters Tern
Pallid Swift
Isabelline Wheatear
Arctic Redpoll

Entry 10

American Wigeon
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Subalpine Warbler
Ortolan Bunting

Entry 11

Cattle Egret
Great White Egret
Spotted Sandpiper
Iberian Chiffchaff
Alpine Swift

Entry 12

Black Kite
Great White Egret
Red Rumped Swallow
Bonaparte's Gull
Subalpine Warbler

Entry 13

Cattle Egret
Great White Egret
Spotted Sandpiper
Baird's Sandpiper
Broad Billed Sandpiper

Entry 14

Long Billed Dowitcher
Long Toed Stint
Thick Billed Warbler
American Robin
Indigo Bunting

Entry 15

Killdeer
Western Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Ross's Gull
Whiskered Tern

Entry 16

Isabelline Shrike
White Throated Robin
Hume's Warbler
Hudsonian Godwit
Yellow Bellied Sapsucker

Entry 17

Cattle Egret
Upland Sandpiper
Blyth's Pipit
Fantailed Warbler
Slender Billed Gull

Entry 18

Black Woodpecker
Pied Billed Grebe
Long Billed Dowitcher
Scops Owl
Black Eared Wheatear

Entry 19

Pallas's Warbler
Lesser Scaup
Cattle Egret
Red Rumped Swallow
Purple Heron

Entry 20

Citrine Wagtail
Penduline Tit
Great Reed Warbler
Purple Heron
Little Bittern

Entry 21

Hume's Warbler
Gyr Falcon
Ferruginous Duck
Black Winged Stilt
Lesser Yellowlegs

Entry 22

Black Kite
Gull Billed Tern
Squacco Heron
Wlson's Petrel
Blue Cheeked Bee Eater

Entry 23

King Eider
Red Footed Falcon
Iberian Chiffchaff
Great Shearwater
Yellow Browed Warbler

Entry 24

Forsters Tern
Black Kite
Little Crake
Collared Pratincole
Subalpine Warbler

Entry 25

Ortolan Bunting
Woodchat Shrike
Red Breasted Flycatcher
Blue Rock Thrush
Wallcreeper

Entry 26

Black Winged Stilt
Roller
Subalpine Warbler
Alpine Accentor
Red Eyed Vireo

Entry 27

Cattle Egret
Pallas's Warbler
Richard's Pipit
Bee Eater
Bobolink

Entry 28

Cattle Egret
Surf Scoter
American Wigeon
Isabelline Shrike
Dusky Warbler

Entry 29

Isabelline Shrike
Lesser Scaup
Desert Wheatear
Iberian Chiffchaff
American Robin

Entry 30

Alpine Swift
Red Rumped Swallow
Black Kite
Red Footed Falcon
Pallas's Warbler

Entry 31

Cattle Egret
Surf Scoter
American Wigeon
Isabelline Shrike
Dusky Warbler

 

 

 

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