Date: 12/21/18 1:38 pm
From: Lea Ramirez <learamirez74...>
Subject: [Maine-birds] Waterville CBC


The Waterville area Christmas Bird Count was completed on Sunday, December
16. 60 species were reported---57 species on count day and 3 for
count-week.

Although winter finches were abundant earlier in the season, the numbers
were down for the day. 15 Evening Grosbeaks, 20 Pine Grosbeaks and 4 Pine
Siskins. Bohemian Waxwings were abundant.


Record highs: Mallards, Wild Turkeys, Red-bellied Woodpecker and Northern
Cardinal.


Notables: A Barred Owl, Merlin, Yellow-shafted Flicker, Fox Sparrow, Snow
Bunting, Belted Kingfisher, Rusty Blackbird, 2 Peregrine Falcons, 5 Eastern
Bluebirds and a first-ever Baltimore Oriole. Among the throng of American
Crow was a leucistic crow, difficult to pick out as he sat in the snow.
Horned Lark and Lapland Longspur appeared for count week.

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