Date: 4/3/17 6:35 am
From: Hengeveld, James David <jhengeve...>
Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Lake Lemon--Hengeveld's, Mar. 31-Apr 2, 2017
We recorded 49 species from our yard over the weekend. Highlights included a huge group of Double-crested Cormorants with numbers peaking at 274 on Saturday, an American White Pelican that hung out with the cormorants on Friday and Saturday morning, and an ad. male Purple Martin hanging out on the gourds in our side yard.

Numbers for Friday - Sunday:

Canada Goose 8, 10, 12
Wood Duck 3, 2, 2
Mallard 2, 1, 0
Blue-winged Teal 0, 3, 3
Greater Scaup 0, 1, 0
Bufflehead 0, 14, 0

Pied-billed Grebe 5, 5, 12

Double-crested Cormorant 170, 274, 44

American White Pelican 1, 1, 0
Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 4, 7, 5

Turkey Vulture 14, 16, 9
Bald Eagle 2, 2, 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0, 2, 1
Red-tailed Hawk 0, 0, 1

Bonaparte's Gull 0, 1, 0
Ring-billed Gull 9, 9, 12
Herring Gull 0, 1, 0

Mourning Dove 5, 6, 7

Red-bellied Woodpecker 2, 2, 2
Downy Woodpecker 3, 3, 4
Northern Flicker 0, 1, 1
Pileated Woodpecker 1, 1, 1

Eastern Phoebe 0, 0, 2
Blue Jay 5, 5, 4
American Crow 4, 8, 15
Purple Martin 2, 1, 2
Tree Swallow 135, 110, 35
Barn Swallow 1, 1, 0
Carolina Chickadee 3, 4, 5
Tufted Titmouse 2, 3, 3
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) 2, 2, 2
Carolina Wren 1, 1, 2
Eastern Bluebird 0, 1, 0
American Robin 0, 1, 2
European Starling 7, 2, 5
Yellow-rumped Warbler 0, 0, 1
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 4, 5, 4
White-throated Sparrow 3, 1, 4
Song Sparrow 3, 3, 2
Swamp Sparrow 1, 1, 3
Chipping Sparrow 0, 0, 1
Eastern Towhee 2, 2, 3
Northern Cardinal 5, 4, 4
Red-winged Blackbird 6, 8, 9
Common Grackle 16, 12, 15
Brown-headed Cowbird 12, 9, 7
House Finch 2, 3, 2
American Goldfinch 6, 10, 14
House Sparrow 2, 2, 2

Jim & Susan Hengeveld
Unionville, IN
 
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