[Ontbirds] Fwd: 40th. KETTLE POINT CHRISTMAS COUNT. December 17th. 2005.

ALFRED RIDER rider at xcelco.on.ca
Thu Dec 22 18:44:24 EST 2005


   Hello Ont Birders.

>                    Here are the results of the K.Pt. CBC.
>      We had 31 registered Participants  who braved the cool weather and 
> icy streams to find the following birds.
>
>       Total Species  66.  That includes the 5 PEAHENS.    Total 
> individual birds--  8868.     Two new birds for the count--   2 adult 
> LITTLE GULLS and a single PURPLE SANDPIPER.
>       The BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were a very nice find.  Other sightings of 
> note were a RED-SHOULDERED HAWK, 2 MERLINS, 3 SAVANNAH SPARROWS and an 
> adult YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER.  (Which seems to have adopted the area 
> permanently!)   Thanks to Everyone who Participated so enthusiastically.
>RED-THROATED LOON  2.
>TUNDRA SWAN               5
>CANADA GEESE         790
>BLACK DUCK                 2
>SURF SCOTER                7
>WHITE-WINGED SCOTER 15
>LONG-TAILED DUCK     1
>BUFFLEHEAD                10
>COMMON GOLDENEYE 60
>COMMON MERGANSER 242
>RED-BREASTED MERGANSER  30
>BALD EAGLE                    2
>SHARP-SHINNED HAWK 8
>COOPER'S HAWK            3
>RED -SHOULDERED HAWK  1
>RED-TAILED HAWK       29
>ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK  18
>AMERICAN KESTREL      2
>MERLIN                             2
>WILD TURKEY               28
>PURPLE SANDPIPER       1
>LITTLE GULL                   2 adults.
>BONAPARTE'S GULL      8
>HERRING GULL          688
>GLAUCOUS GULL           3
>GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL 11
>RING-BILLED GULL   243  This species seems to be one of those that have 
>taken the warming trend to Stay further North  than they did as recently 
>as ten years ago.
>ROCK DOVE                326
>MOURNING DOVE      193
>EASTERN SCREECH OWL  11
>GREAT HORNED OWL     3
>RED-HEADED WOODPECKER  3
>RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER  24
>DOWNY WOODPECKER  67
>HAIRY WOODPECKER    25
>NORTHERN FLICKER       4
>PILEATED WOODPECKER 3
>YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER  1 ad.
>NORTHERN SHRIKE         4
>BLUE JAY                      214
>AMERICAN CROW         215
>HORNED LARK                50
>BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE  379
>TUFTED TITMOUSE        32
>RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH  10
>WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH  50
>BROWN CREEPER           19
>WINTER WREN                  4
>GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET  6
>EASTERN BLUEBIRD       6
>CEDAR WAXWING       146
>BOHEMIAN WAXWING  30
>EUROPEAN STARLING  1829
>NORTHERN CARDINAL 78
>AM. TREE SPARROW     49
>SAVANNAH SPARROW   3
>SONG SPARROW             7
>DARK-EYED JUNCO   331
>LAPLAND LONGSPUR    2
>SNOW BUNTING      1109
>HOUSE FINCH            146
>COMMON REDPOLL       1
>PINE SISKIN                 12
>AM. GOLDFINCH       482
>HOUSE SPARROW     606
>PEAHEN                           5
>Sub species
>OREGON JUNCO            1
>         COUNT PERIOD----  PURPLE FINCH
>                     Thanks again Everyone for participating.
>     If you got this far down the list--then another "MERRY CHRISTMAS!"
> 
>Alf.
>
>
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