Audubon Society of Ohio
The Cincinnati Chapter of National Audubon Society

Location: Western Hamilton County CBC Results

Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017

Reporter: Ned Keller

Other Observers:

We found 81 species this year, including a new species for the count, Ross’s Goose. Despite finding a good variety of waterfowl, the species count was well below our recent average of 86, probably because of the rainy weather which caused quite a few participants to quit early. Here’s the full list:

1 Greater White-fronted Goose
306 Snow Goose
20 Ross’s Goose
4 Cackling Goose
945 Canada Goose
1 Mute Swan
4 Tundra Swan
13 Wood Duck
119 Gadwall
16 American Wigeon
12 American Black Duck
499 Mallard
6 Northern Shoveler
321 Northern Pintail
18 Green-winged Teal
8 Redhead
116 Ring-necked Duck
18 Bufflehead
2 Common Goldeneye
2 Hooded Merganser
6 Wild Turkey
2 Pied-billed Grebe
20 Great Blue Heron
34 Black Vulture
7 Turkey Vulture
4 Bald Eagle
5 Northern Harrier
1 Sharp-shinned Hawk
4 Cooper’s Hawk
7 Red-shouldered Hawk
18 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Buteo, sp.
7 American Kestrel
2 Killdeer
80 Ring-billed Gull
1706 Rock Pigeon
485 Mourning Dove
1 Great Horned Owl
3 Barred Owl
3 Short-eared Owl
17 Belted Kingfisher
105 Red-bellied Woodpecker
11 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
85 Downy Woodpecker
8 Hairy Woodpecker
33 Northern Flicker
7 Pileated Woodpecker
2 Eastern Phoebe
183 Blue Jay
4504 American Crow
264 Carolina Chickadee
179 Tufted Titmouse
3 Red-breasted Nuthatch
42 White-breasted Nuthatch
16 Brown Creeper
163 Carolina Wren
28 Golden-crowned Kinglet
45 Eastern Bluebird
3228 American Robin
31 Northern Mockingbird
17469 European Starling
27 Yellow-rumped Warbler
23 Eastern Towhee
78 American Tree Sparrow
6 Field Sparrow
3 Savannah Sparrow
3 Fox Sparrow
242 Song Sparrow
16 Swamp Sparrow
305 White-throated Sparrow
15 White-crowned Sparrow
394 Dark-eyed Junco
451 Northern Cardinal
576 Red-winged Blackbird
7 Eastern Meadowlark
273 Rusty Blackbird
97 Brown-headed Cowbird
185 House Finch
2 Common Redpoll
2 Pine Siskin
198 American Goldfinch
702 House Sparrow





    comment on February 12, 2018 at 5:04 pm by David Brinkman :

    Wow! Where were all those Rusty Blackbirds found, and the two Common Redpolls?

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