Wolfville Christmas Bird Count -2005

Temperature: —20C to 40C
Sunny and Windy with Snow on the Ground
43 field observers

Field Party Time/Distance Hours Kilometres
On Foot 49 91
By Car 57.5 814
Bicycle 1.5 6

feeder/yard watchers 91

Species counted

Species Number
Canada Goose 314
American Black Duck 789
Mallard 401
Northern Pintail 3
White-winged Scoter 1
Common Goldeneye 4
Hooded Merganser 1
Common Merganser 46
Ring-necked Pheasant 260
Ruffed Grouse 2
Bald Eagle 230
Northern Harrier 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5
Red-tailed Hawk 61
Rough-legged Hawk 1
Merlin 6
Peregrine Falcon 1
American Coot 1
Dunlin 45
Ring-billed Gull 34
Herring Gull 1978
Iceland Gull 10
Great Black-backed Gull 1054
Rock Pigeon 435
Mourning Dove 772
Barred Owl 3
Short-eared Owl 2
Downy Woodpecker 61
Hairy Woodpecker 29
Northern Flicker 30
Pileated Woodpecker 5
Blue Jay 651
American Crow 3010
Common Raven 440
Horned Lark 414
Black-capped Chickadee 1194
Red-breasted Nuthatch 19
White-breasted Nuthatch 45
Brown Creeper 5
Golden-crowned Kinglet 40
American Robin 47
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 12.420
Bohemian Waxwing 5
Cedar Waxwing 9
Cape May Warbler 1
American Tree Sparrow 89
Chipping Sparrow 8
Savannah Sparrow 59
Fox Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 394
White-throated Sparrow 60
White-crowned Sparrow 3
Dark-eyed Junco 1460
Lapland Longspur 12
Snow Bunting 148
Northern Cardinal 4
Dickcissel 1
Red-winged Blackbird 42
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
Baltimore Oriole 1
Pine Grosbeak 11
Purple Finch 29
White-winged Crossbill 3
Common Redpoll 28
Hoary Redpoll 2
Pine Siskin 42
American Goldfinch 936
Evening Grosbeak 95
House Sparrow 209

Total Species 70
about 28.530 individuals
(count week species included
Red-throated Loon
Lincolns Sparrow)

Field Observers

Peter Austin-Smith Jr., Charlane Bishop. Fen Bishop-Boates. Sherman Bleakney, Sherman Boates. Larry Bogan. Soren Bondrup-Nielsen, Dennis Brannen, Peggy Crawford. Katie Dailey, Gail Davis, Mark Elderkin, Harold Forsyth, George E. Forsyth, Bernard Forsythe. Glenys Gibson, Jamie Gibson, Merritt Gibson, Tom Herman, Patrick Kelly. Angus MacLean. Stella MacLean, Randy Milton, Tern Milton, Greg Mitchell, Adele Mullie, Lola Mullie, Mike O’Brien, Jan Paterson (compiler), Mike Peckford, Stan Riggs. Barry Sabean, Dave Shutler, Peter C. Smith, Sara Spencer, Richard Stem, Bill Thexton. Brenda Thexton. Jean Timpa, Judy Tufts, Rick Whitman, Jim Wolford, Barry Yoell.

Feeder or Yard Watchers

Agar Adamson. Diana Anderson. Peter J. Austin-Smith, Diana Bishop, Carol Buckley, Ron Buckley, Jan Buley, Nancy Burbidge, Scott Burbidge, Lana Churchill, Sandi Connelly, Ed Connolly, Graham Dabom, Sue Cox, Pat Davis. Pat Dix. Betty Eaton, Joan Eaton, Paul Elderkin. Wendy Elliott, Mary Ellis, Bob Flecknell, George F. Forsyth, Hilma Frank, Hedley Fulton, Mary Sue Goulding, Eileen Harris. Lorna Hart, Avril Harwood, John Harwood, Meaghan I-Iawes, Pat Hawes. Heather Hennigar, Terry Hennigar, Gail Herbin, Maxine Hill. Phyllis Hiltz, Dave Hirsch, Marg Home, Bob Home, Isobel Horton, Winnie Horton. J.P Huang, Sandy Kempton, Jean Leung, Linda Lusby, Ron Margeson, Shirley Marston, Pat Martell, Del Maclnnes, Mac Maclnnes, Sheila McCurdy. Terry Murphy, Edna Mutch, Gary Ness, Andy Nette. Linda Nette, Nancy Nickerson, Linda Pearson, Terry Pearson, Dorothy Perkin, Maiy Pratt, Ladny Richmond, Gordon Robart, Marg Russell, Linda Sacouman. Donald Sam, Helen Shaw, David Silverberg, Yvette Silverberg, Peter C. Smith, Marty Snyder. Sandy Stevens, Ed Sulis, Mary Anne Sulis, Martin Thomas, Dianne Thorpe, Jean Timpa, Chris Toplack, Dave Tracy, Lois Tracy, Judy Tufts, Lynn Walker, Gertrude Waseem. Dave Webster, Jim Wolford, Don Wright, Irene Wright, Shirley Wright. Betty Yoell, Sheila Y.