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: Evanston North Shore CBC Results, December 27, 2014  ( 3340 )

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Evanston North Shore CBC Results, December 27, 2014
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47 participants in 20 parties plus 12 feeder watchers participated in the Evanston North Shore Christmas Bird Count on December 27, 2014.  64 species and 12,330 individuals were observed.  Low numbers for many common species were noted.  The cold weather in November may have pushed many birds farther south this year.  Highlights include: 

1 Surf Scoter
12 Long-tailed Ducks
1 Merlin
932 Sandhill Cranes
1 Northern Saw-whet Owl
8 Savannah Sparrows

Full List is below:

Canada Goose   1,946
Mute Swan   4
American Wigeon   1
Mallard   938
Redhead   1,891
Greater Scaup   316
Lesser Scaup   3
Surf Scoter   1
Long-tailed Duck   12
Bufflehead   1
Common Goldeneye   151
Hooded Merganser   12
Common Merganser   82
Red-breasted Merganser   1,087
Ruddy Duck   1
Great Blue Heron   5
Bald Eagle   1
Northern Harrier   2
Sharp-shinned Hawk   1
Cooper's Hawk   13
Red-tailed Hawk   36
American Coot   1
Sandhill Crane   932
Ring-billed Gull   270
Herring Gull   199
Thayer's Gull   1
Rock Pigeon   91
Mourning Dove   223
Eastern Screech-Owl   15
Great Horned Owl   11
Northern Saw-whet Owl   1
Belted Kingfisher   1
Red-headed Woodpecker   4
Red-bellied Woodpecker   75
Downy Woodpecker   120
Hairy Woodpecker   45
Northern Flicker   1
American Kestrel   3
Merlin   1
Blue Jay   43
American Crow   90
Black-capped Chickadee   362
Tufted Titmouse   3
Red-breasted Nuthatch   1
White-breasted Nuthatch   104
Brown Creeper   13
Golden-crowned Kinglet   9
American Robin   193
European Starling   871
Cedar Waxwing   60
Yellow-rumped Warbler   1
American Tree Sparrow   266
Savannah Sparrow   8
Fox Sparrow   7
Song Sparrow   9
Swamp Sparrow   19
White-throated Sparrow   13
Dark-eyed Junco   342
Northern Cardinal   228
House Finch   54
Purple Finch   1
Pine Siskin   45
American Goldfinch   164
House Sparrow   804


Regards,

Eric Lundquist
Compiler from the Bull Pen

 

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