Date: 12/21/17 4:49 am From: Dinsmore, Stephen J [NREM] <cootjr...> Subject: [ia-bird] Saylorville CBC results.
The Saylorville Reservoir CBC was held on Sunday, December 17th with great weather, abundant open water, and a final tally of 95 species. Highlights included 20 waterfowl species, Pied-billed Grebe, Merlin, Wilson's Snipe, 6 gull species (Franklin's, Glaucous, and Lesser Black-backed were notable), Long-eared and Short-eared owls, Carolina and Winter wrens, Fox Sparrow, Rusty Blackbird, Great-tailed Grackle, and Common Redpoll. Many thanks to all those who helped this year!
Stephen J. Dinsmore
Department of Natural Resource Ecology & Management