Date: 12/29/20 8:04 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Northampton (MANO) CBC results for 12/20/2020

Thanks to Janice Jorgensen for this report.


Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA
<barb620...>

*


> *From: *"Janice F. Jorgensen" <cbc...>
> <mailto:<cbc...>>
> *Subject: **Northampton (MANO) CBC results for 12/20/2020*
> *Date: *December 26, 2020 at 11:19:44 AM EST
> *To: *massbird <massbird...> <mailto:<massbird...>>
>
> On Sunday, December 20, binoculars in hand... scopes at the ready, 185
> field participants ventured out into the snowy streets and fields and
> 40+ participants watched their feeders for the 87th MANO Northampton
> CBC.  Due to a heavy snowfall in the past week, some birders donned
> snowshoes while others were birding in their cars due to unplowed farm
> roads.
>
> A total of 86 species were found amongst the 36374 birds counted,
> including a very wayward Sage Thrasher and two “head turning” common
> species: a leucistic Black - capped Chickadee and an Ipswich Savannah
> Sparrow.
>
> New High Count records included 41 Cooper’s Hawk, 208 Red-tailed Hawk,
> 339 Red-bellied Woodpecker, 70 Pileated Woodpecker, 8 Merlin, 1784
> Blue Jay, 43 Common Raven, 666 White breasted Nuthatch, 218 Carolina
> Wren and 30 White-crowned Sparrow.
>
> Other unusual species for the Count included: 9 (HC) Red-shouldered
> Hawk, 36 Pine Grosbeak, and 1 Hoary Redpoll.
>
> Count Week birds include: Red-headed Woodpecker, Fox Sparrow, Black
> Vulture, Lincoln’s Sparrow.   We are saving 12/19/2021 for the next
> MANO CBC
>
> Canada Goose 2810
>
> American Black Duck 117
> Mallard 480
> Northern Pintail
> Dabbling duck sp 3
> Common Goldeneye 42
> Hooded Merganser 55
> Common Merganser 103
> Ring-necked Pheasant 2
> Wild Turkey 72
> Great Blue Heron 17
> Northern Harrier adult 6
>   Northern Harrier-imm 4
> Sharp-shinned Hawk 13
> Cooper's Hawk 41
> Bald Eagle adult 14
>   Bald Eagle immature 5
> Red-tailed Hawk 208
> Ring-billed Gull 87
> Herring Gull 2
>   gull sp 2
> Rock Pigeon 480
> Mourning Dove 1918
> Eastern Screech-Owl 26
> Great Horned Owl 54
> Barred Owl 7
> Short-eared Owl 2
> Belted Kingfisher 18
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 339
> Yell-bellied Sapsucker 19
> Downy Woodpecker 491
> Hairy Woodpecker 181
> Northern Flicker 58
> Pileated Woodpecker 70
> American Kestrel 2
> Merlin 8
> Peregrine Falcon 7
> Eastern Phoebe 1
> Blue Jay 1784
> American Crow 2407
> Common Raven 43
> Horned Lark   1478
> Black-capped Chickadee 2026
> Tufted Titmouse 780
> Red-breasted Nuthatch 80
> White-breasted Nuthatch 666
> Brown Creeper 23
> Winter Wren 7
> Carolina Wren 218
> Golden-crowned Kinglet 24
> Eastern Bluebird 342
> Hermit Thrush   9
> American Robin 597
> Grey Catbird 2
> Brown Thrasher 1
> Northern Mockingbird 102
> European Starling 8790
> Cedar Waxwing 77
> Snow Bunting 31
> Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
> American Tree Sparrow 446
> Field Sparrow 2
> Fox Sparrow cw
> Dark-eyed Junco 2341
> White-crowned Sparrow 30
> White-throated Sparrow 431
> Savannah Sparrow 56
> Song Sparrow 362
> Swamp Sparrow 6
> Northern Cardinal 815
> Red-winged Blackbird 68
> Rusty Blackbird 4
> Common Grackle 32
> Brown-headed Cowbird 2
> House Finch 701
> Purple Finch 8
> Red Crossbill 6
> Common Redpoll 360
> Pine Siskin 192
> American Goldfinch 762
> Evening Grosbeak 3
> House Sparrow 2438
> Bufflehead 1
> Green-winged Teal 1
> Red-Shouldered Hawk 9
> Wilson's Snipe 2
> Northern Saw-whet Owl 1
> Red-headed Woodpecker cow
> Lapland Longspur 1
> Pine Grosbeak 36
> Hoary Redpoll 1
> Lincoln's Sparrow cw
> Black Vulture cw
> House Wren 1
> Sage Thrasher 1
> “Ipswich” Savannah Sparrow 1
> WestTaiga White-Crowned Sparrow 1
> Leucistic Chickadee 1
>
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Janice F. Jorgensen
> 150 River Drive
> Hadley, MA 01035
> 413-585-0145 (home)
> 413-320-9494 (cell)
> 507 6372-9685 (WhatsApp)
> <janicejorgensen...> <mailto:<janicejorgensen...>
>

 
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