Global Big Day – Panamá: the stories left by the global birding competition
May 25, 2020
This 2020 the Global Big Day was different. This year, the global birdwatching competition came from confinement, amid a pandemic that keeps much of the planet indoors. Colombia, Peru and Ecuador occupied the first three positions in terms of the number of registered bird species. And in number of lists, the United States took first place with more than 60 thousand lists.
The results by lists place the United States in first place with 67 623 lists uploaded in a single day, while Canada is in a distant second place with 11 612. In the top 10 six Latin American countries appear: Colombia occupies third place with 7123; Panama reached fourth place with 3374; Venezuela is in sixth place with 2363; Argentina follows with 1778; Costa Rica in eighth place with 1758 and Peru ranked tenth with 1587.