Monday, October 15, 2012

September Bird Count Results


WINNEBAGO COUNTY BIRD COUNT
September 15, 2012

Observers:  16
Location: Winnebago County, WI.
Sky: AM clear, PM clear.
Wind: AM: calm and PM: SW, 5-10 mph.
Temperature: +40 to +79 F.
Hours: 06:00 to 19:45
Total Party Hours: 97.75 (36.0 car, 10.75 foot, 51.0 feeder/yard)
Total Party Miles: 248.5 (242.0 car, 6.5 foot)
Total Individuals: 24,965
Total Species: 131

Canada Goose 3,410
Wood Duck 304
Gadwall 2
Mallard 922
Blue-winged Teal 30
Northern Shoveler 26
Green-winged Teal 3
Redhead 20
Ruddy Duck 23
Ring-necked Pheasant 2
Wild Turkey 64
Pied-billed Grebe 43
American White Pelican 178
Double-crested Cormorant 1,428
American Bittern 2
Great Blue Heron 34
Great Egret 62
Green Heron 5
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13
Turkey Vulture 10
Osprey 2
Bald Eagle 6
Northern Harrier 7
Cooper's Hawk 17
Broad-winged Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 24
American Kestrel 9
Merlin 1
Peregrine Falcon 2
King Rail 1
Virginia Rail 2
Sora 15
Common Moorhen 2
American Coot 7,138
Sandhill Crane 372
Black-bellied Plover 2
Semipalmated Plover 3
Killdeer 100
Spotted Sandpiper 2
Greater Yellowlegs 2
Calidris Species 50
Pectoral Sandpiper 1
Wilson’s Snipe 6
American Woodcock 1
Ring-billed Gull 2,360
Herring Gull 610
Large Larus Species 220
Caspian Tern 20
Black Tern 4
Forster’s Tern 14
Rock Pigeon 242
Mourning Dove 515
Eastern Screech Owl 3
Great Horned Owl 4
Common Nighthawk 3
Whip-poor-will 1
Chimney Swift 4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 14
Belted Kingfisher 6
Red-bellied Woodpecker 26
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
Downy Woodpecker 54
Hairy Woodpecker 14
Northern Flicker 54
Eastern Phoebe 5
Least Flycatcher 2
Eastern Phoebe 8
Great Crested Flycatcher 4
Eastern Kingbird 6
Warbling Vireo 3
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 2
Blue Jay 158
American Crow 119
Horned Lark 12
Tree Swallow 289
Cliff Swallow 4
Barn Swallow 43
Black-capped Chickadee 86
Tufted Titmouse 2
Red-breasted Nuthatch 19
White-breasted Nuthatch 53
House Wren 8
Marsh Wren 26
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
Eastern Bluebird 48
Veery 1
Swainson's Thrush 17
Hermit Thrush 2
American Robin 179
Gray Catbird 40
European Starling 2,945
Cedar Waxwing 93
Tennessee Warbler 8
Orange-crowned Warbler 1
Nashville Warbler 5
Northern Parula 2
Yellow Warbler 4
Chestnut-sided Warbler 1
Magnolia Warbler 7
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23
Black-throated Green Warbler 12
Blackburnian Warbler 6
Pine Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 8
Bay-breasted Warbler 2
Blackpoll Warbler 2
Black and white Warbler 14
American Redstart 38
Ovenbird 1
Northern Waterthrush 4
Common Yellowthroat 19
Wilson’s Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 4
Warbler Species 15
Chipping Sparrow 12
Vesper Sparrow 2
Savannah Sparrow 17
Song Sparrow 72
Lincoln’s Sparrow 1
Swamp Sparrow 32
White-throated Sparrow 16
Northern Cardinal 51
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 25
Indigo Bunting 8
Red-winged Blackbird 934
Eastern Meadowlark 5
Common Grackle 139
Brown-headed Cowbird 9
Purple Finch 2
House Finch 82
Pine Siskin 1
American Goldfinch 196
House Sparrow 485

Compiled by Tom Ziebell.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Bird Count Results


WINNEBAGO COUNTY BIRD COUNT

MAY 19, 2012

Observers: 22
Location: Winnebago County, WI.
Sky: AM: Clear. PM: Clear.
Wind: AM: S 9-13 mph, PM: S-SE 15-29 mph.
Temperature: +55 to +88 F.
Hours: 04:00 to 20:30
Total Party Hours: 72.0 (34.5 car, 16.0 foot, 21.5 feeder/yard)
Total Party Miles: 324.0 (314.0 car, 10.0 foot)
Total Individuals: 22,192
Total Species: 174

Canada Goose 752
Wood Duck 89
Gadwall 3
American Wigeon 1
Mallard 255
Blue-winged Teal 78
Northern Shoveler 7
Green-winged Teal 3
Canvasback 1
Redhead 46
Lesser Scaup 2
Hooded Merganser 1
Ruddy Duck 12
Ring-necked Pheasant 9
Wild Turkey 18
Pied-billed Grebe 38
Red-necked Grebe 1
American White Pelican 885
Double-crested Cormorant 946
American Bittern 15
Least Bittern 15
Great Blue Heron 35
Great Egret 190
Snowy Egret 1
Cattle Egret 10
Green Heron 10
Black-crowned Night-Heron 304
Turkey Vulture 19
Osprey 11
Bald Eagle 11
Northern Harrier 10
Cooper's Hawk 12
Broad-winged Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 33
Buteo Species 5
American Kestrel 6
Peregrine Falcon 4
Virginia Rail 6
Sora 41
Common Gallinule 18
American Coot 240
Sandhill Crane 307
Black-bellied Plover 6
Semipalmated Plover 23
Killdeer 75
Black-necked Stilt* 2
Spotted Sandpiper 4
Solitary Sandpiper 32
Greater Yellowlegs 2
Lesser Yellowlegs 2
Upland Sandpiper 1
Ruddy Turnstone 11
Sanderling 22
Semipalmated Sandpiper 2
Least Sandpiper 4
White-rumped Sandpiper 3
Dunlin 4
Short-billed Dowitcher 2
Wilson’s Snipe 1
American Woodcock 2
Wilson's Phalarope 1
Bonaparte's Gull 26
Ring-billed Gull 1,668
Herring Gull 158
Large Larus Species 300
Caspian Tern 8
Black Tern 85
Common Tern 4
Forster's Tern 141
Sterna Species 6
Rock Pigeon 132
Mourning Dove 212
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Black-billed Cuckoo 1
Eastern Screech-Owl 1
Great Horned Owl 3
Barred Owl 1
Common Nighthawk 1
Chimney Swift 88
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 9
Belted Kingfisher 3
Red-headed Woodpecker 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 23
Downy Woodpecker 16
Hairy Woodpecker 10
Northern Flicker 20
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Olive-sided Flycatcher 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 17
Acadian Flycatcher 1
Alder Flycatcher 4
Willow Flycatcher 22
Least Flycatcher 11
Eastern Phoebe 16
Great Crested Flycatcher 34
Eastern Kingbird 42
Yellow-throated Vireo 2
Warbling Vireo 56
Red-eyed Vireo 17
Blue Jay 32
American Crow 75
Horned Lark 24
Purple Martin 168
Tree Swallow 367
N. Rough-winged Swallow 61
Bank Swallow 140
Cliff Swallow 82
Barn Swallow 354
Black-capped Chickadee 72
Tufted Titmouse 2
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 22
House Wren 85
Sedge Wren 210
Marsh Wren 1,125
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 27
Eastern Bluebird 34
Veery 4
Swainson's Thrush 1
Catharus Species 1
Wood Thrush 8
American Robin 1,046
Gray Catbird 104
Northern Mockingbird 1
Brown Thrasher 10
European Starling 1,710
American Pipit 2
Cedar Waxwing 186
Blue-winged Warbler 1
Tennessee Warbler 6
Nashville Warbler 1
Northern Parula 1
Yellow Warbler 183
Chestnut-sided Warbler 2
Magnolia Warbler 2
Cape May Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Blackburnian Warbler 1
Pine Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 2
Bay-breasted Warbler 2
Blackpoll Warbler 7
Black-and-white Warbler 3
American Redstart 24
Ovenbird 1
Northern Waterthrush 3
Mourning Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 202
Wilson’s Warbler 8
Canada Warbler 1
Scarlet Tanager 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Chipping Sparrow 287
Clay-colored Sparrow 24
Field Sparrow 4
Vesper Sparrow 3
Savannah Sparrow 447
Grasshopper Sparrow 1
Henslow’s Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 982
Swamp Sparrow 431
Northern Cardinal 59
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 35
Indigo Bunting 44
Bobolink 100
Red-winged Blackbird 3,148
Eastern Meadowlark 29
Yellow-headed Blackbird 254
Brewer's Blackbird 3
Common Grackle 825
Brown-headed Cowbird 144
Orchard Oriole 3
Baltimore Oriole 94
House Finch 114
American Goldfinch 153
House Sparrow 720


* Documentation submitted to the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology.



Compiled by Tom Ziebell.


Sunday, January 15, 2012

Oshkosh Christmas Bird Count

December 17, 2011

Observers: 20

Location: Fifteen-mile diameter area with the center at the intersection of US 41 & 21, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Sky: Mostly cloudy all day.

Wind: SW 4-8 mph.

Temperature: +19 to +29 F.

Ground: 1/4 inches of snow.

Water: Lakes, rivers and streams frozen with many open spots.

Hours: 06:00 to 18:00

Total Party Hours: 70.25 (35.25 car, 9.0 foot, 26.0 feeders)

Total Party Miles: 279.0 (274.0 car, 5.0 foot)

Total Individuals: 14,668

Total Species: 61

Canada Goose 2,202
Cackling Goose 6
Tundra Swan 18
Swan Species 2
American Black Duck 5
Mallard 967
Northern Shoveler 1
Scaup Species 2
Bufflehead 3
Common Goldeneye 10
Hooded Merganser 1
Common Merganser 693
Red-breasted Merganser 2
Ruddy Duck 2
Ring-necked Pheasant 3
Wild Turkey 102
Pied-billed Grebe 1
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Bald Eagle 83
Northern Harrier 5
Cooper's Hawk 8
Red-tailed Hawk 42
Rough-legged Hawk 2
American Kestrel 16
Merlin 1
Peregrine Falcon 1
American Coot 1
Ring-billed Gull 100
Herring Gull 2,375
Glaucous Gull 1
Large Larus Species 3,830
Rock Pigeon 367
Mourning Dove 291
Eastern Screech Owl 1
Great Horned Owl 6
Red-bellied Woodpecker 31
Downy Woodpecker 50
Hairy Woodpecker 18
Northern Flicker 1
Northern Shrike 2
Blue Jay 87
American Crow 208
Horned Lark 3
Black-capped Chickadee 186
Tufted Titmouse 4
Red-breasted Nuthatch 14
White-breasted Nuthatch 52
Brown Creeper 8
Golden-crowned Kinglet 7
American Robin 106
European Starling 797
Cedar Waxwing 166
American Tree Sparrow 120
Song Sparrow 1
Dark-eyed Junco 184
Snow Bunting 40
Northern Cardinal 80
Purple Finch 8
House Finch 194
Common Redpoll 2
Pine Siskin 19
American Goldfinch 111
House Sparrow 1,018

Seen during the count week: Common Loon, Great Black-backed Gull, Belted Kingfisher.

Compiled by Tom Ziebell.