Not just the Netherlands has a Bird of the Year in 2013 (the grey partridge).
The USA has one as well.
This video from the USA says about itself:
Macaulay Library Curator Greg Budney shares a close encounter he had with a Common Nighthawk as it called and produced sizzling wing sounds just over his head.
From 10,000 Birds blog:
It’s well worth clicking over to the ABA Blog and checking out the video announcing the 2013 selection.
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