Wolfville Christmas Bird Count -2010

December 18, 2010
Alison Bogan (co-ordinator)
Jim Wolford (feeder watch co-ordinator)

The following count is the result of efforts of 49 field observers in 26 parties and 80 bird feeder watchers.
They devoted a total of 156 hours party-hours and travelled 890 km on a very pleasant sunny Saturday,
with temperatures hovering around the freezing point.

In addition to the birds seen on the 18th, the following were observed during “count week“, three days before or after that:
American Wigeon, Boreal Chickadee, Pine Warbler, Common Grackle, Pine Grosbeak

67 species on the 18th + 5 species during count week = 72 species

Species Field Birds Feeder Birds & Owling Birds Total
Great Blue Heron 1 1
Canada Goose 939 213 1152
Green-winged Teal 5 5
Black Duck 1466 300 1766
Mallard 756 756
Amer. Wigeon 4 4
Black Scoter 41 41
White-wing Scoter 3 3
Com. Goldeneye 6 6
Com. Merganser 42 42
Hooded Merganser 9 9
Bald Eagle – Ad
Bald Eagle – Imm
Bald Eagle – Unk
94
104
11
5
4
27
99
108
38
Northern Harrier 9 1 10
Sharp-Sh. Hawk 4 4
Red-tailed Hawk 135 10 145
Amer. Kestrel 1 1
Merlin 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 3 3
Rough-leg. Hawk 3 3
Ring -n Pheasant 146 52 198
Ruffed Grouse 5 5
Ring-Billed Gull 18 18
Herring Gull 11251 292 11543
Iceland Gull 3 3
Great B/B Gull 558 71 629
Gull sp. immature 148 148
Rock Pigeon 245 5 250
Mourning Dove 759 268 1027
Great Horned Owl 0 1 1
Barred Owl 0 4 4
Belted Kingfisher 1 1
Downy Woodpecker 35 51 86
Hairy Woodpecker 18 32 50
Northern Flicker 15 20 35
Pileated Woodpecker 4 4
Horned Lark 30 30
Gray Jay 1 1
Blue Jay 844 303 1147
American Crow 2347 187 2534
Commom Raven 261 3 264
Bl.-Cap Chickadee 1119 400 1519
Red-br. Nuthatch 13 9 22
White-br. Nuthatch 45 47 92
Brown Creeper 5 5
Golden-Cr. Kinglet 36 36
Ruby-Cr. Kinglet 1 1
Amer. Robin 30 30
Mockingbird 4 4
Bohemian Waxwing 40 40
Cedar Waxwing 9 9
Northern Shrike 1 1
Euro. Starling 3069 1283 4352
Amer. Tree Sparrow 40 40
Chipping Sparrow 3 3
Savannah Sparrow 7 7
Song sparrow 195 17 212
Swamp Sparrow 1 1
White-thr. Sparrow 74 20 94
Dark-eyed Junco 808 275 1083
Northern Cardinal 11 20 31
Red-winged Blackbird 7 7
Purple Finch 3 8 11
Common Redpoll 53 1 54
Pine Siskin 31 76 107
American Goldfinch 864 415 1279
Evening Grosbeak 28 28
House Sparrow 101 23 124
——– —— ——- ——-
Total Birds 26926 4443 31369

 

Field Observers

Derek Allerton
George Alliston
Margaret Alliston
Peter Austin-Smith Jr.
John Belbin
Charlane Bishop
Sherman Boates
Fen Boates-Bishop
Larry Bogan
Catherine Craig
Peggy Crawford
Claire Diggins
Pat Dix Tony Duke
George Forsyth
Harold Forsyth
Bernard Forsythe
Glenys Gibson
Jamie Gibson
Jeanne Gibson-Collins
Tom Herman
Dennis Hippern
Dave Johnson
Pat Kelly
Holly Lightfoot
Gabrielle Lindsay
Doug Linzey
Angus MacLean
Stella MacLean
Sheila McCurdy
Randy Milton
Terri Milton
Adele Mullie
Nancy Nickerson
Mike O’Brien
Carole Paterson
George Paterson
Ian Paterson
Stan Riggs
Wouter Ruoff
Barry Sabean
David Shutler
Darrell Slauenwhite
Richard Stern
Ed Sulis
Kurtis Trzcinski
Judy Tufts
Rick Whitman
Jim Wolford
Barry Yoell

Feeder Observers

Agar Adamson
Diana Anderson
Helen Archibald
Peter J. Austin-Smith
Sue Bissix
Sherman Bleakney
John Brown
Linda Brown
Nancy Burbidge
Scott Burbidge
Margaret Burton
Paul Cabilio
Uta Cabilio
Andy Cann
Ken Cheslock
Lana Churchill
Graham Colwell
Jack Colwell
Laura Colwell
Chris Cox
Debbie Daigle
Pat Davis
Audrey Deal
Joan Eaton
Paul Elderkin
Wendy Elliott
Sandra Forsythe
Mary Sue Goulding
Charlotte Harper
Lorna Hart
Patricia Hawes
Bob Horne
Marg Horne
John Horton
Winnie Horton
Elizabeth Huyer
Lana Isenor
Ari Kalkman
Sharon Kinsman
Jean Leung
Shirley Marston
Janet McClain
Pat Murphy
Terry Murphy
Edna Mutch
Hugh Nickerson
Linda Pearson
Megan Pearson
Terry Pearson
Dorothy Perkin
Pat Pocklington
Mary Pratt
Linda Sacouman
Donald Sam
Kathie Schaffner
David Silverberg
Yvette Silverberg
Scott Slipp
Sandy Stevens
Bill Thexton
Brenda Thexton
Martin Thomas
Laura Thompson
Jean Timpa
Dave Tracy
Lois Tracy
Elizabeth Walter
Gertrude Waseem
Mohommed Waseem
Jacquie White
Wayne Woodman
Don Wright
Irene Wright
Elizabeth Yoell
Earl Young
Sheila Young