Monday, October 3, 2011

OSHKOSH BIRD CLUB BIRD COUNT

September 17, 2011

Observers: 20

Location: Winnebago County, WI.

Sky: AM cloudy, PM clear.

Wind: AM: SE, 5-7 mph and PM: SE, 12-18 mph.

Temperature: +50 to +65 F.

Hours: 06:30 to 19:30

Total Party Hours: 105.5 (18.5 car, 9.0 foot, 3.5 boat, 74.5 feeder/yard)

Total Party Miles: 182.0 (173.0 car, 6.0 foot, 3.0 boat)

Total Individuals: 12,437

Total Species: 116


Cackling Goose 2
Canada Goose 974
Wood Duck 110
Gadwall 2
American Black Duck 1
Mallard 1,018
Blue-winged Teal 7
Northern Shoveler 4
Green-winged Teal 2
Redhead 20
Ring-necked Duck 4
Lesser Scaup 8
Ruddy Duck 20
Ring-necked Pheasant 4
Wild Turkey 7
Pied-billed Grebe 18
American White Pelican 202
Double-crested Cormorant 1,435
Least Bittern 1
Great Blue Heron 24
Great Egret 10
Green Heron 2
Black-crowned Night-Heron 9
Turkey Vulture 66
Osprey 2
Bald Eagle 5
Northern Harrier 4
Cooper's Hawk 6
Red-tailed Hawk 27
American Kestrel 1
Peregrine Falcon 1
Virginia Rail 2
Sora 8
Common Moorhen 1
American Coot 22
Sandhill Crane 80
Black-bellied Plover 1
Killdeer 14
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Solitary Sandpiper 1
Lesser Yellowlegs 2
Least Sandpiper 6
Wilson’s Snipe 1
Bonaparte’s Gull 2
Ring-billed Gull 1,494
Herring Gull 196
Large Larus Species 200
Caspian Tern 3
Common Tern 2
Forster’s Tern 20
Sterna Species 4
Rock Pigeon 192
Mourning Dove 314
Eastern Screech Owl 1
Great Horned Owl 1
Common Nighthawk 1
Chimney Swift 4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 18
Belted Kingfisher 9
Red-bellied Woodpecker 10
Downy Woodpecker 23
Hairy Woodpecker 11
Northern Flicker 11
Eastern Phoebe 5
Red-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 64
American Crow 155
Horned Lark 4
Tree Swallow 890
Barn Swallow 137
Black-capped Chickadee 106
Tufted Titmouse 1
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
White-breasted Nuthatch 26
House Wren 19
Sedge Wren 4
Marsh Wren 80
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3
Eastern Bluebird 5
Swainson's Thrush 1
Wood Thrush 2
American Robin 140
Gray Catbird 20
European Starling 2,604
Cedar Waxwing 142
Golden-winged Warbler 1
Tennessee Warbler 6
Nashville Warbler 1
Northern Parula 1
Chestnut-sided Warbler 2
Magnolia Warbler 2
Cape May Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Blackburnian Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 4
Bay-breasted Warbler 4
Blackpoll Warbler 1
Black and white Warbler 4
American Redstart 6
Common Yellowthroat 5
Wilson’s Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 1
Warbler Species 16
Chipping Sparrow 18
Savannah Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 42
Swamp Sparrow 22
White-throated Sparrow 3
Northern Cardinal 76
Indigo Bunting 1
Red-winged Blackbird 402
Yellow-headed Blackbird 6
Common Grackle 107
Brown-headed Cowbird 10
Baltimore Oriole 2
House Finch 87
American Goldfinch 142
House Sparrow 394

Compiled by Tom Ziebell.

Friday, September 16, 2011

September Bird Count

Don't forget Saturday Sept. 17th is the September Bird Count. Good Luck Everyone!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Oshkosh Bird Club May Bird Count

MAY 21, 2011

Observers: 32
Location: Winnebago County, WI.
Sky: AM: Clear early, cloudy by noon. PM: Cloudy, light rain in afternoon.
Wind: AM: SE 4-9 mph, PM: SE 8-10 mph.
Temperature: +53 to +69 F.
Hours: 04:00 to 20:30
Total Party Hours: 153.0 (67.25 car, 26.5 foot, 0.75 owling, 58.5 feeder/yard)
Total Party Miles: 540.5 (509.0 car, 14.5 foot, 17.0 owling)
Total Individuals: 33,084
Total Species: 185

Canada Goose 638
Mute Swan 2
Wood Duck 127
Gadwall 11
American Wigeon 6
American Black Duck 1
Mallard 538
Blue-winged Teal 78
Northern Shoveler 14
Green-winged Teal 2
Canvasback 2
Redhead 136
Ring-necked 1
Lesser Scaup 7
Bufflehead 1
Hooded Merganser 1
Ruddy Duck 85
Ring-necked Pheasant 11
Wild Turkey 41
Northern Bobwhite 3
Pied-billed Grebe 44
Red-necked Grebe 2
American White Pelican 519
Double-crested Cormorant 561
American Bittern 12
Least Bittern 5
Great Blue Heron 31
Great Egret 85
Cattle Egret 9
Green Heron 15
Black-crowned Night-Heron 64
Turkey Vulture 36
Osprey 6
Bald Eagle 13
Northern Harrier 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Cooper's Hawk 15
Red-tailed Hawk 40
Buteo Species 1
American Kestrel 4
Peregrine Falcon 2
Virginia Rail 13
Sora 88
Common Moorhen 3
American Coot 188
Sandhill Crane 369
Black-bellied Plover 1
Semipalmated Plover 2
Killdeer 102
Spotted Sandpiper 11
Solitary Sandpiper 4
Greater Yellowlegs 2
Lesser Yellowlegs 1
Ruddy Turnstone 6
Least Sandpiper 4
Pectoral Sandpiper 2
Dunlin 4
Wilson’s Snipe 2
American Woodcock 5
Wilson's Phalarope 1
Bonaparte's Gull 4
Ring-billed Gull 4,384
Herring Gull 267
Great Black-backed Gull 1
Large Larus Species 60
Caspian Tern 2
Black Tern 160
Common Tern 5
Forster's Tern 50
Rock Pigeon 132
Mourning Dove 312
Black-billed Cuckoo 1
Eastern Screech-Owl 1
Great Horned Owl 5
Barred Owl 2
Common Nighthawk 1
Chimney Swift 80
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 17
Belted Kingfisher 5
Red-headed Woodpecker 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 37
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
Downy Woodpecker 42
Hairy Woodpecker 12
Northern Flicker 25
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Olive-sided Flycatcher 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 21
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 3
Alder Flycatcher 1
Willow Flycatcher 21
Least Flycatcher 23
Eastern Phoebe 18
Great Crested Flycatcher 37
Eastern Kingbird 61
Yellow-throated Vireo 3
Blue-headed Vireo 1
Warbling Vireo 36
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 35
Blue Jay 84
American Crow 185
Horned Lark 46
Purple Martin 120
Tree Swallow 586
N. Rough-winged Swallow 23
Bank Swallow 107
Cliff Swallow 284
Barn Swallow 944
Black-capped Chickadee 102
Tufted Titmouse 3
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 32
Brown Creeper 2
House Wren 127
Sedge Wren 364
Marsh Wren 926
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 39
Eastern Bluebird 22
Veery 4
Gray-cheeked Thrush 3
Swainson's Thrush 7
Hermit Thrush 1
Wood Thrush 6
American Robin 1,352
Gray Catbird 94
Brown Thrasher 13
European Starling 5,988
American Pipit 2
Cedar Waxwing 486
Blue-winged Warbler 1
Golden-winged Warbler 1
Tennessee Warbler 17
Nashville Warbler 26
Northern Parula 4
Yellow Warbler 262
Chestnut-sided Warbler 20
Magnolia Warbler 10
Cape May Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8
Black-throated Green Warbler 7
Blackburnian Warbler 8
Pine Warbler 3
Palm Warbler 2
Bay-breasted Warbler 5
Blackpoll Warbler 11
Cerulean Warbler 1
Black-and-white Warbler 6
American Redstart 34
Ovenbird 2
Northern Waterthrush 2
Connecticut Warbler 2
Mourning Warbler 3
Common Yellowthroat 239
Wilson’s Warbler 11
Canada Warbler 8
Scarlet Tanager 9
Eastern Towhee 3
Chipping Sparrow 362
Clay-colored Sparrow 19
Field Sparrow 8
Vesper Sparrow 24
Savannah Sparrow 684
Grasshopper Sparrow 1
Henslow’s Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 866
Lincoln's Sparrow 2
Swamp Sparrow 538
White-throated Sparrow 2
White-crowned Sparrow 3
Northern Cardinal 122
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 49
Indigo Bunting 63
Bobolink 132
Red-winged Blackbird 4,728
Eastern Meadowlark 24
Yellow-headed Blackbird 45
Brewer's Blackbird 8
Common Grackle 1,088
Brown-headed Cowbird 234
Orchard Oriole 4
Baltimore Oriole 143
House Finch 114
Pine Siskin 2
American Goldfinch 270
House Sparrow 1,025





Compiled by Tom Ziebell.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Oshkosh Bird Club

Welcome!

We meet the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Evergreen Retirement Community
Rowland Room - lower level
1130 N. Westfield St.
Oshkosh, WI 54902

If you want to participate in the May 21st bird count, contact Tom Ziebell

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Peregrine chicks have hatched!


It looks like two Peregrine chicks have hatched! Check them out by viewing the UW-Oshkosh Peregrine cam.


Sunday, May 8, 2011

The orioles are here!


This oriole is enjoying the new hummingbird feeder.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

December Bird Count Results

December 18, 2010

Observers: 20
Location: Fifteen-mile diameter area with the center at the intersection of US 41 & 21, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Sky: Cloudy all day, light snow in am.
Wind: WSW 4-10 mph.
Temperature: +12 to +17 F.
Ground: 12 inches of snow.
Water: Lakes, rivers and streams frozen with a few open spots.
Hours: 06:30 to 17:00
Total Party Hours: 68.0 (28.5 car, 6.5 foot, 33.0 feeders)
Total Party Miles: 331.0 (222.5 car, 8.5 foot)
Total Individuals: 5,783
Total Species: 59

Canada Goose 1
Gadwall 1
American Black Duck 23
Mallard 1,565
Northern Shoveler 1
Ring-necked Duck 1
Lesser Scaup 1
Scaup Species 1
Common Goldeneye 2
Hooded Merganser 1
Common Merganser 3
Ruddy Duck 2
Ring-necked Pheasant 2
Wild Turkey 30
Double-crested Cormorant 1
American White Pelican* 2
Bald Eagle 5
Northern Harrier 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Cooper's Hawk 12
Red-tailed Hawk 30
Rough-legged Hawk 5
American Kestrel 3
Peregrine Falcon 1
American Coot 1
Herring Gull 16
Glaucous Gull 1
Rock Pigeon 352
Mourning Dove 370
Great Horned Owl 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 11
Downy Woodpecker 39
Hairy Woodpecker 8
Northern Flicker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Northern Shrike 1
Blue Jay 20
American Crow 246
Horned Lark 158
Black-capped Chickadee 95
Tufted Titmouse 2
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
White-breasted Nuthatch 40
Brown Creeper 4
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3
Eastern Bluebird 3
American Robin 69
European Starling 672
Cedar Waxwing 6
American Tree Sparrow 313
White-throated Sparrow 2
Dark-eyed Junco 174
Lapland Longspur 16
Snow Bunting 147
Northern Cardinal 105
House Finch 133
Common Redpoll 1
Pine Siskin 14
American Goldfinch 118
House Sparrow 943

Seen during the count week: Wood Duck, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Purple Finch.

*Documentation submitted to the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology.

Compiled by Tom Ziebell.

September Bird Count Results

September 18, 2010

Observers: 8
Location: Winnebago County, WI.
Sky: AM cloudy, PM clear.
Wind: AM: NW, 6-12 mph and PM: SW, 3-7 mph.
Temperature: +53 to +61 F.
Hours: 06:00 to 21:00
Total Party Hours: 37.0 (14.0 car, 12.0 foot, 11.0 feeder/yard)
Total Party Miles: 164.5 (160.0 car, 4.5 foot)
Total Individuals: 14,766
Total Species: 122

Cackling Goose 11
Canada Goose 1,872
Wood Duck 36
Gadwall 4
American Black Duck 4
Mallard 504
Blue-winged Teal 10
Northern Shoveler 2
Northern Pintail 1
Green-winged Teal 12
Redhead 22
Lesser Scaup 2
Scaup Species 11
Ruddy Duck 16
Ring-necked Pheasant 1
Wild Turkey 35
Pied-billed Grebe 46
American White Pelican 90
Double-crested Cormorant 1,163
Great Blue Heron 9
Great Egret 14
Green Heron 1
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2
Turkey Vulture 33
Bald Eagle 3
Northern Harrier 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5
Cooper's Hawk 12
Broad-winged Hawk 3,143
Red-tailed Hawk 16
American Kestrel 8
Merlin 1
Virginia Rail 1
Sora 4
American Coot 195
Sandhill Crane 192
Killdeer 8
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Solitary Sandpiper 1
Wilson’s Snipe 1
Bonaparte’s Gull 1
Ring-billed Gull 1,843
Herring Gull 126
Caspian Tern 5
Rock Pigeon 84
Mourning Dove 175
Great Horned Owl 1
Common Nighthawk 1
Chimney Swift 3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2
Belted Kingfisher 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 20
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5
Downy Woodpecker 19
Hairy Woodpecker 12
Northern Flicker 32
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 1
Least Flycatcher 2
Eastern Phoebe 19
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 4
Blue Jay 81
American Crow 72
Horned Lark 1
Tree Swallow 276
Barn Swallow 45
Swallow Species 40
Black-capped Chickadee 65
Red-breasted Nuthatch 7
White-breasted Nuthatch 24
Brown Creeper 1
House Wren 12
Winter Wren 1
Sedge Wren 2
Marsh Wren 22
Golden-crowned Kinglet 5
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4
Eastern Bluebird 35
Veery 2
Gray-cheeked Thrush 1
Swainson's Thrush 6
American Robin 102
Gray Catbird 20
European Starling 2,418
American Pipit 2
Cedar Waxwing 271
Tennessee Warbler 57
Orange-crowned Warbler 5
Nashville Warbler 10
Northern Parula 1
Chestnut-sided Warbler 3
Magnolia Warbler 10
Cape May Warbler 4
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 82
Black-throated Green Warbler 4
Blackburnian Warbler 2
Pine Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 12
Bay-breasted Warbler 7
Blackpoll Warbler 24
Black and white Warbler 1
American Redstart 11
Ovenbird 2
Northern Waterthrush 1
Common Yellowthroat 10
Wilson’s Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 1
Warbler Species 170
Chipping Sparrow 44
Song Sparrow 96
Swamp Sparrow 17
White-throated Sparrow 24
Dark-eyed Junco 14
Northern Cardinal 42
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 4
Indigo Bunting 5
Red-winged Blackbird 85
Brewer's Blackbird 2
Common Grackle 106
House Finch 58
American Goldfinch 96
House Sparrow 383


Compiled by Tom Ziebell.