Wolfville Christmas Bird Count -2009

Saturday, December 19
Compilers: Alison Bogan (field observations) and
Jim Wolford (feeder watchers)

Species Field Count Feeder Count Total
Common Loon 2 2
Horned Grebe 2 2
Great Blue Heron 1 1
Canada Goose 847 68 915
Black Duck 1055 200 1255
Mallard Duck 574 574
Northern Pintail 4 4
Common Goldeneye 7 7
Common Merganser 69 69
Red-breasted Merganser 2 2
White-winged Scoter 8 8
Bald Eagle (adult)
(immature)
(Unknown)
112
126
1
11
3
124
129
1
Northern Harrier 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 2 11
Red-tailed Hawk 111 11 122
Merlin 1 1 2
Peregrine Falcon 2 1 3
Rough-leg Hawk 1 1 2
Ring-necked Pheasant 159 85 244
Ruffed Grouse 4 4
Ring-billed Gull 27 27
Herring Gull 2084 2 2086
Iceland Gull 4 4
Great Black-backed Gull 624 624
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 1
Rock Pigeon 462 40 502
Mourning Dove 674 445 1119
Barred Owl 2 2 4
Downey Woodpecker 35 53 88
Hairy Woodpecker 31 39 70
Northern Flicker 18 32 50
Pileated Woodpecker 5 2 7
Horned Lark 43 43
Blue Jay 1059 411 1470
American Crow 3900 172 4072
Common Raven 291 13 304
Black-capped Chickadee 795 341 1136
Boreal Chickadee 2 2
Red-breasted Nuthatch 23 4 27
White-breasted Nuthatch 25 35 60
Brown Creeper 3 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet 21 21
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1 1
American Robin 92 2 94
Cedar Waxwing 25 25
European Starling 6358 805 7163
American Tree Sparrow 44 11 55
Chipping Sparrow 1 1 2
Savannah Sparrow 3 3
Song Sparrow 201 28 229
Swamp Sparrow 1 1
White-throated Sparrow 66 56 122
Dark-eyed Junco 107 160 267
Snow Bunting 217 217
Northern Cardinal 6 20 26
Common Grackle 3 3
Red-winged Blackbird 3 1 4
Purple Finch 6 3 9
White-winged Crossbill 11 11
Common Redpoll 6 6
Pine Siskin 8 8
American Goldfinch 980 563 1543
Evening Grosbeak 16 12 30
House Sparrow 118 5 123
—– —– —–
Total Birds 21545 3649 25194
Total Species = 64

Count-week birds not on the list above:

  • Northern Mockingbird

  • Hours on foot = 86.5
  • Hours by Car = 73.0
  • Total Hours = 159.5
  • Distance on foot = 173 km
  • Distance by car = 782 km
  • Total Distance = 955 km

Temperature  -10 to -6 C Winds WNW 10-50 kph  Sunny

Field Observers

  • Allerton, Derek
  • Alliston, George
  • Alliston, Margaret
  • Austin-Smith Jr., Peter
  • Bezanson, Joanne
  • Bishop, Charlane
  • Boates, Sherman
  • Boates-Bishop, Fen
  • Bogan, Alison
  • Bogan, Larry
  • Bondrup-nielsen, Soren
  • Boudreau, Mike
  • Cann, Andy
  • Colbo, Murray
  • Crawford, Peggy
  • Dean, Andy
  • Diggins, Claire
  • Elderkin, Mark
  • Forsyth, George
  • Forsyth, Harold
  • Forsythe, Bernard
  • Gibson-Collins, Jean
  • Gibson, Glenys
  • Gibson, Jamie
  • Gibson, Merritt
  • Hippern, Dennis
  • Ishigami, Ryosuki
  • Kelly, Patrick
  • Linzey, Doug
  • MacLean, Angus
  • McCurdy, Sheila
  • Milton, Randy
  • Milton, Terri
  • Mullie, Adele
  • Ness, Gary
  • Nickerson, Nancy
  • O’Brien, Mike
  • Paterson, Carol
  • Paterson, George
  • Paterson, Ian
  • Pulsifer, Cecil
  • Riggs, Stan
  • Roche, Jacquie
  • Sabean, Barry
  • Shutler, David
  • Slauenwhite, Darrell
  • Steves, Andrew
  • Stern, Richard
  • Stern, Elizabeth
  • Sulis, Ed
  • Thexton, Bill
  • Thexton, Brenda
  • Toplack, Christine
  • Trzeinski, Kurtis
  • Tufts, Judy
  • Whitman, Rick
  • Williams, Sherman
  • Wolford, Jim

57 Field Observers
31 Parties

Feeder Watchers

  • Amos, Jim
  • Archibald, Fred
  • Archibald, Helen
  • Austin-Smith, Peter Sr.
  • Bishop, Diana
  • Bissix, Sue
  • Borden, Sharon
  • Brown, Heather
  • Brylinsky, Mike
  • Buckley, Carol
  • Burbidge, Nancy
  • Burbidge, Scott
  • Cameron, Andrew
  • Cameron, Diane
  • Cheslock, Ken
  • Churchill, Lana
  • Cloghesy, Karen
  • Cloghesy,  Neil
  • Cox, Chris
  • Davis, Pat
  • Dean, Lelia
  • Dix, Pat
  • Duy, Huu
  • Eaton, Joan
  • Elderkin, Paul
  • Elliott, Wendy
  • Forsythe, Sandra
  • Frank, Hilma
  • Fulton, Hedley
  • Goulding, Mary Sue
  • Hamilton, Art
  • Harper, Charlotte
  • Harris, Eileen
  • Hart, Lorna
  • Harwood, Avril
  • Hennigar, Heather
  • Hill, Maxine
  • Horne, Marg
  • Horne, Bob
  • Horton, John
  • Horton, Winnie
  • Isenor, Lana
  • Kalkman, Ari
  • Kinsman, Sharon
  • Leung, Jean
  • Linzey, Doug
  • Long, Phil
  • MacDonald, Jake
  • Macwha, Janet
  • Margeson, Ron
  • Maclean, Stella
  • Marston, Don
  • Marston, Shirley
  • Mason, Eleanor
  • McClain, Janet
  • McDonald, Rosaleen
  • McLeod, Pat
  • Moore, Irene
  • Murphy, Terry
  • Mutch, Edna
  • Nguyen, Alisa
  • Perkin, Dorothy
  • Mary Pratt
  • Prescott, Shirley
  • Robart, Gordon
  • Sacouman, Linda
  • Schaffner, Kathie
  • Slipp, Steven
  • Stevens, Sandy
  • Sulis, Mary Anne
  • Thomas, Martin
  • Thorpe, Dianne
  • Timpa, Jean
  • Tracy, Dave
  • Alison Webster
  • Webster, Dave
  • Wright, Don
  • Wright, Shirley
  • Young, Earl
  • Young, Sheila

92 Feeder Watchers at
72 Feeders
126 Hours