What's up with the eBird Rare Bird Google Gadget- REPOST
(eBird- WSB page on the eBird website click to enlarge)
Rather than try and explain by writing as to why you are seeing so many sightings on the eBird Google Gadget. And, the fact that some of the sightings may be considered a little mundane, I figured that it would be easier to point you to the explanation on the eBird website. Please click the following link which directs you to the info on the WSB and the eBird Google Gadget.