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.