Date: 5/12/20 2:32 pm
From: Brian Bockhahn (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Kerr Lake spring bird count results
The 17th Kerr Lake Spring Bird Count was held on April 28, 2020 under
cloudy skies, light winds and temperatures 38-62. 12 observers in 7
parties tallied 125 species (average 119) and 4,567 birds (average 3916)
led by 565 Double-crested Cormorant, 265 Ring-billed Gull and 211
Yellow-rumped Warbler.

NEW TO SPRING CHECKLIST: Sora from Dick Cross WMA, Loggerhead Shrike from
Palmer Springs.

OTHER GOODIES: Rarity list was well represented with Blue-winged Teal,
Ring-necked Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon (3 years
straight), Pied-billed Grebe, American Kestrel, American Woodcock, Horned
Lark, Marsh Wren (3rd) and Veery.

MISSES: Coopers Hawk, Solitary Sandpiper, HAIRY WOODPECKER (1ST miss),
Black-throated Green Warbler, Savannah Sparrow and Baltimore Oriole.

Many thanks to everyone who volunteered to count!

Mark your calendars for Kerr Lake

Fall count Sep 10, 2020

Christmas Count January 5, 2021

Spring count April 28, 2021

Brian Bockhahn

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