Friday, January 13, 2012

Hickory - Priest CBC
Jan. 1, 2012
Nashville TN

Eighteen people were out in 5 parties, on a very windy but still warmer than usual New Year’s Day. Highlights include: one likely TUNDRA SWAN seen early and briefly by Scott Somershoe at Anderson Rd Rec Area. Other notables include 3 Bald Eagles, 3 Merlins, 1 each  Marsh Wren, Gray Catbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Lincoln's Sparrow and a  high count on Chipping Sparrow (320+). Duck variety was good with 13 species found. White-breasted Nuthatch (1) has finally become a "regular" on this count. Notable misses include Wood Duck, Wild Turkey, Herring Gull, Great Horned Owl and Brown-headed Cowbird.

Click "Bird Count Results" on the right to view the complete results.

Total Species - 90 
Total Birds - 18292