Christmas Bird Count
Carlyle Lake, Illinois  1992~2018

Mean
High Count Historic Total

Snow Goose

45176.74 238217 1219772

Ross's Goose

7.56 39 204

Greater White-fronted Goose

244.93 1082 6613
Cackling Goose 6.44 95 174

Canada Goose

1216.78 25000 32853
Mute Swan - feral 0.19 3 5

Trumpeter Swan

1.04 10 28

Wood Duck

2.74 46 74

Northern Shoveler

141.33 658 3816

Gadwall

33.15 200 895

American Wigeon

16.04 81 433

Mallard

13589.78 75368 366924

American Black Duck

24.70 125 667

Northern Pintail

127.26 1312 3436

Green-winged Teal

24.00 161 648

Canvasback

98.44 460 2658

Redhead

4.04 10 109

Ring-necked Duck

154.70 863 4177

Greater Scaup

7.33 82 198

Lesser Scaup

109.07 775 2945
Harlequin Duck 0.04 1 1

Surf Scoter

0.11 1 3

White-winged Scoter

0.04 1 1

Long-tailed Duck

0.52 3 14

Bufflehead

22.41 82 605

Common Goldeneye

1110.11 8457 29973

Hooded Merganser

57.59 258 1555

Common Merganser

95.67 700 2583

Red-breasted Merganser

15.78 75 426

Ruddy Duck

49.15 289 1327

Northern Bobwhite

14.15 59 382
Ring-necked Pheasant - feral 3.33 25 90

Wild Turkey

12.96 122 350

Pied-billed Grebe

7.74 77 209

Horned Grebe

6.30 74 170

Rock Pigeon - feral

72.70 175 1963

Eurasian Collared-Dove - feral

15.37 53 415

Mourning Dove

279.07 874 7535

American Coot

103.74 782 2801
Sandhill Crane 0.07 1 2

Killdeer

41.37 201 1117
Dunlin 0.04 1 1

Least Sandpiper

0.59 14 16
Long-billed Dowitcher 0.04 1 1

Wilson's Snipe

2.19 20 59
Red Phalarope 0.04 1 1
Black-legged Kittiwake 0.04 1 1

Bonaparte's Gull

1052.52 7725 28418

Ring-billed Gull

16935.78 68713 457266

California Gull

0.07 1 2

Herring Gull

177.22 884 4785

Iceland Gull

0.52 4 14

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1.11 5 30
Slaty-backed Gull 0.04 1 1
Glaucous-winged Gull 0.04 1 1
Glaucous Gull 0.11 1 3

Red-throated Loon

0.04 1 1

Common Loon

1.11 7 30

Double-crested Cormorant

21.93 96 592
American White Pelican 89.22 803 2409

American Bittern

0.07 1 2

Great Blue Heron

66.89 193 1806

Black-crowned Night-Heron

0.04 1 1

Turkey Vulture

9.56 50 258

Northern Harrier

21.07 58 569

Sharp-shinned Hawk

2.67 7 72

Cooper's Hawk

3.74 9 101

Bald Eagle

16.44 53 444

Red-shouldered Hawk

3.15 10 85

Red-tailed Hawk

67.56 164 1824

Rough-legged Hawk

2.30 8 62
Barn Owl 0.33 4 9

Eastern Screech-Owl

4.26 16 115

Great Horned Owl

6.41 24 173

Snowy Owl

0.07 1 2

Barred Owl

6.11 15 165

Long-eared Owl

1.07 8 29

Short-eared Owl

7.56 43 204

Northern Saw-whet Owl

0.52 4 14

Belted Kingfisher

3.04 10 82

Red-headed Woodpecker

15.59 46 421

Red-bellied Woodpecker

70.56 137 1905
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2.56 11 69

Downy Woodpecker

52.37 132 1414

Hairy Woodpecker

11.52 26 311

Northern Flicker

34.52 88 932

Pileated Woodpecker

3.19 9 86

American Kestrel

43.07 113 1163

Merlin

0.15 1 4
Monk Parakeet - feral 0.44 6 12
Eastern Phoebe 0.19 1 5

Loggerhead Shrike

2.22 9 60
Northern Shrike 0.04 1 1

Blue Jay

193.89 388 5235

American Crow

196.37 374 5302

Horned Lark

419.81 2767 11355

Tree Swallow

0.04 1 1

Barn Swallow

0.04 1 1

Carolina Chickadee

124.00 301 3348
Black-capped Chickadee 0.07 1 2

Tufted Titmouse

82.48 159 2227

Red-breasted Nuthatch

2.30 10 62

White-breasted Nuthatch

36.30 72 980

Brown Creeper

10.78 36 291

House Wren

0.04 1 1

Winter Wren

1.74 13 47

Carolina Wren

46.63 111 1259

Golden-crowned Kinglet

27.19 83 734

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

1.22 12 33

Eastern Bluebird

38.11 165 1029

Hermit Thrush

3.30 14 89

American Robin

222.78 1135 6015
Gray Catbird 0.07 2 2

Brown Thrasher

0.67 4 18

Northern Mockingbird

5.85 15 158

European Starling - feral

4199.52 26028 113387

Cedar Waxwing

95.11 462 2568
House Sparrow - feral 938.67 3507 25344

Eurasian Tree Sparrow - feral

0.81 5 22

American Pipit

3.30 41 89

House Finch - feral

97.33 598 2628

Purple Finch

4.67 25 126
Common Redpoll 0.07 1 2

Pine Siskin

8.63 69 233

American Goldfinch

349.30 1370 9431

Lapland Longspur

434.89 1986 11742

Snow Bunting

0.30 4 8
Chipping Sparrow 0.26 4 7

Field Sparrow

11.63 33 314

Fox Sparrow

6.48 22 175

American Tree Sparrow

236.07 812 6374

Dark-eyed Junco

451.07 1295 12179

White-crowned Sparrow

75.30 347 2033

Harris's Sparrow

0.19 1 5

White-throated Sparrow

171.44 526 4629

LeConte's Sparrow

0.93 7 25
Savannah Sparrow 16.15 75 436

Song Sparrow

217.52 933 5873
Lincoln's Sparrow 0.04 1 1

Swamp Sparrow

101.07 835 2729

Spotted Towhee

0.04 1 1

Eastern Towhee

5.93 28 160

Eastern Meadowlark

72.52 237 1958
Western Meadowlark 0.07 1 2

Red-winged Blackbird

1626.89 10141 43926

Brown-headed Cowbird

390.74 4466 10550

Rusty Blackbird

49.19 469 1328

Brewer's Blackbird

4.70 60 127

Common Grackle

1743.56 20000 47076
Orange-crowned Warbler 0.22 2 6

Common Yellowthroat

0.07 1 2
Pine Warbler 0.15 1 4

Yellow-rumped Warbler

7.26 50 196

Northern Cardinal

339.59 747 9169

Indigo Bunting

0.11 2 3
Dickcissel 0.04 1 1