Date: 1/22/20 8:22 am
From: Marcia Walker <mwalker...>
Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Re: [B-BIRDS-L] Hooded Mergansers, yard birds, etc; SW Monroe Co
Thousands of sandhill cranes around Brownstown. I don’t remember ever seeing as many during past years. An incredible sight!

Marcia Walker
Jackson County



> On Jan 20, 2020, at 6:55 PM, Greene, Terri B <tgreene...> wrote:
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> Saturday’s (Jan 19) dive in temperature didn’t bring any less common species to the feeders, but it did bring larger numbers of some of the usual suspects.
>
> I was also hopeful that today’s light dusting of snow might prompt the appearance of some different species. It did: 2 starlings. At 10am a hawk flew in and perched briefly in a nearby maple, clearing the yard of birds and triggering much vocal alarm from the Blue Jays.
>
> All birds were seen at my property unless noted otherwise.
>
> Terri Greene
> SW Monroe Co
>
>
> Jan 20, 2020
>
> Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk 1
> European Starling 2
> Red-winged Blackbird 6
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>
> Jan 19, 2020
>
> Mourning Dove 60
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
> Downy Woodpecker 6
> Hairy Woodpecker 3
> Blue Jay 6
> American Crow 1
> Carolina Chickadee 3
> Tufted Titmouse 4
> White-breasted Nuthatch 2
> Carolina Wren 1
> House Sparrow 52
> House Finch 14
> American Goldfinch 4
> American Tree Sparrow 3
> Dark-eyed Junco 14
> White-throated Sparrow 12
> Song Sparrow 3
> Eastern Towhee 1
> Red-winged Blackbird 1
> Brown-headed Cowbird 24
> Northern Cardinal 38
>
>
> Jan 18, 2020 12:25 PM
>
> Hooded Merganser 2 on big pond south of house
> Red-tailed Hawk 1
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>
> Jan 15, 2020 5:15 PM
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> Hooded Merganser 2 NE end of big pond south of house; diving frequently
> Great Blue Heron 1 standing like statue a few feet into the water from shore and a little ways down from the mergansers
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
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>
> Lee Phillips Rd, Monroe, Indiana, US
> Jan 15, 2020 4:50 PM
>
> Northern Harrier 1
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>
> Lee Phillips Rd, Monroe, Indiana, US
> Jan 11, 2020
>
> Eastern Meadowlark 7
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> Jan 10, 2020 5:45 PM
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> Hooded Merganser 2 on big pond south of house
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>
> Jan 5, 2020
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> Comments: Jack Haddan, dogs Elliot and Didi, and I walking along Snow Rd within 1 mile south of the house
>
> Red-tailed Hawk 3 Soaring overhead, one hawk vocalizing long screeches, while another one was making abbreviated vocalizations. Vocalizing hawk sort of chased the other vocalizer briefly. Third hawk was quiet.
> Red-headed Woodpecker 1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
> Carolina Chickadee 1
> Song Sparrow 1
>
>
> These reports were generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home <https://ebird.org/home>)


 
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