Carlyle Lake Christmas Bird Count

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Snow Goose

18478 12955 43084 3172 16307  74950 10135 102200 52630 581

Ross's Goose

6 4 6 3 6  18 4 4 19  

Greater White-fronted Goose

274 105 197 162 43 734 794   344  
Cackling Goose         34   95 2 cw  

Canada Goose

333 81 202 87 218  24 1251 24 88 325

Mute Swan

    1              
Trumpeter Swan                   9

Wood Duck

    1       cw      

Northern Shoveler

100 10 390 25 13  8 215 25 658 200

Gadwall

37 cw 40 22 1  19 102 3 79 2

American Wigeon

19   50 12    5 32 cw 52  

Mallard

75368 25354 31771 3412 285  8075 8762 242 1008 416

American Black Duck

12 1 11 6 cw  16 37 4 5 1

Northern Pintail

153 14 73 11 1  20 23 4 1312  

Green-winged Teal

101   44 28    3 24 2 5  

Canvasback

5 4 209 12 3  147 170 90 68  

Redhead

6 1 8 cw     6 1 33  

Ring-necked Duck

335   67 26 cw  863 700 1 305  

Greater Scaup

cw cw 11 4    3 12 15 46  

Lesser Scaup

410 90 182 421 97  54 125 43 73 1
Surf Scoter           1     cw  
Black Scoter       cw            

Long-tailed Duck

    3     2 1 1 3  

Bufflehead

44 2 7 20 2  7 10 5 36  

Common Goldeneye

205 2883 64 1532 247  2065 722 318 743 675
Common Goldeneye x Hooded Merganser            cw        

Hooded Merganser

5 109 76 42 45  40 70 7 135 201

Common Merganser

3 1 17 2 225  17 32 10 6 52

Red-breasted Merganser

21 23 40 75 10  39 4 2 45  

Ruddy Duck

1 9 8 182    33 22 2 108  

Northern Bobwhite

3 12 1 22 34  8 25 25 21 10
Ring-necked Pheasant   3 21 9 8  3 25   1 1

Wild Turkey

cw   10 39    6 73 19 6 14

Pied-billed Grebe

12 1 1 7   1   cw 7  

Horned Grebe

74 cw 1 8 1  3 1 1 6  

Rock Pigeon

121 86 131 175 90  119 99 68 97 76

Eurasian Collared-Dove

10 53 33 53 36  14 14 15 33 10

Mourning Dove

104 112 229 403 294  874 1439 251 441 525

American Coot

544 cw 90 21 12  14 65 6 166  
Sandhill Crane   1           1    

Killdeer

160 2 11 121 1   6 3 38 1
Dunlin   1                
Least Sandpiper             1      
Calidris sp.       1            
American Woodcock            cw        

Wilson's Snipe

1   1 20    2 cw      
Black-legged Kittiwake   1                

Bonaparte's Gull

2619 490 35 1786 26  2546 55 30 813 1

Ring-billed Gull

10430 28546 17881 68713 3270  13384 5062 7010 13953 6016
California Gull       cw            

Herring Gull

17 160 52 44 141  64 374 87 137 412

Iceland Gull

  cw 1 1     2     4

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1 1 2 1 3  5 5 2 cw 2
Slaty-backed Gull             1      
Glaucous-winged Gull             1      
Glaucous Gull   1             cw  
Red-throated Loon cw     cw            
Pacific Loon       cw            

Common Loon

5 cw 1 7    2     2  

Double-crested Cormorant

74 21 52 29 14  36 16 14 19  
American White Pelican 76       7  31        

American Bittern

      1            

Great Blue Heron

79 53 55 40 120  105 118 16 25 9
Black-crowned Night-Heron       1            

Turkey Vulture

38   10 16    6 19 cw 24 6
Golden Eagle         cw          

Northern Harrier

18 9 31 49 14  58 35 7 29 7

Sharp-shinned Hawk

2 2 4 1 5  2 7 1 3 5

Cooper's Hawk

7 4 6 5 3  9 7 5 8 9
Accipiter sp.     2         1    

Bald Eagle

4 cw 8 15 4  13 11 13 9 33

Red-shouldered Hawk

1 cw 2 4 2  9 1 2 2 2

Red-tailed Hawk

146 54 85 116 50  164 69 34 80 63

Rough-legged Hawk

4 1 3 8    4 8 2 2  
Barn Owl       cw     3   4  

Eastern Screech-Owl

11 16 4 9 4  11 5 1 3 6

Great Horned Owl

18 1 1 6 5  24 13 3 3 2

Barred Owl

8 15 4 13 4  15 11 1 7 13

Long-eared Owl

8     3   4 2 1 2 3

Short-eared Owl

1   4 11    43 4 2 17 8
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2 cw 1 1   4 2   1  

Belted Kingfisher

6 cw 3 2 1  6 4 1 2  

Red-headed Woodpecker

15 41 13 7 8  31 16 3 14 46

Red-bellied Woodpecker

112 137 54 79 79  121 128 49 95 119
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     2 3 5  1 6 4 4 11

Downy Woodpecker

94 132 40 76 75  79 66 33 47 62

Hairy Woodpecker

19 25 9 18 11  13 14 8 10 26

Northern Flicker

47 51 33 51 50  88 63 26 39 50

Pileated Woodpecker

1 7 3 4 4  5 2 5 4 4

American Kestrel

69 53 65 63 62  113 76 17 65 34
Merlin 1   1   1          
Monk Parakeet   2 6 4            

Loggerhead Shrike

6 4 2 3 1  3 2      
Northern Shrike               1    

Blue Jay

333 352 155 266 178  388 375 83 344 230

American Crow

263 179 255 374 161  346 243 155 194 289

Horned Lark

301 953 293 206 224  425 2767 453 249 696

Carolina Chickadee

180 229 78 178 236  301 180 57 125 120
Black-capped Chickadee           1       1

Tufted Titmouse

103 136 46 141 111  149 140 68 112 159

Red-breasted Nuthatch

5     5 5   8 1 3 5

White-breasted Nuthatch

26 70 21 58 58  69 61 27 51 72

Brown Creeper

11 30 5 10 16  19 12 8 16 36

Winter Wren

  6     3  2 cw   8  

Carolina Wren

15 65 32 74 100  111 102 30 85 56

Golden-crowned Kinglet

21 54 13 23 51  23 29 28 27 83

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

    1 1    1   1   1

Eastern Bluebird

40 40 69 46 82  101 54 26 52 64

Hermit Thrush

1 3 3 1 10  5 2 10 2 14

American Robin

194 21 316 440 238  130 6 543 77 1135

Brown Thrasher

    2       2 1 1  

Northern Mockingbird

9 15 3 13 13  11 7 1 4 6

European Starling

7233 7155 5506 26028 2713  7827 6016 2010 4885 3518

Cedar Waxwing

121 126 168 38 171  28 104 306 76 53

House Sparrow

1562 3507 874 842 1572  1280 3112 325 470 1048
Eurasian Tree Sparrow                 5 2

American Pipit

2       14   10      

House Finch

58 2 15 61 65  31 53 29 14 12

Purple Finch

8   12 4 5   6 13 2 8
Common Redpoll         1   1      

Pine Siskin

22     11     8 69    

American Goldfinch

350 194 132 720 284  237 154 590 553 125

Lapland Longspur

38 542 408 545 917  633 90 678 664 1157

Snow Bunting

    1   1   4      

Eastern Towhee

3   3   10  1 22 1 6 21

American Tree Sparrow

214 167 119 132 461  235 812 113 53 443
Chipping Sparrow                 1  

Field Sparrow

15 9 3 11 4  19 7 8 7 18

Savannah Sparrow

5 16 4 4 2  30 75 5 21 72

Fox Sparrow

15 1 1 4 1  3 22 15 2 8

Song Sparrow

253 197 86 210 217  124 280 72 79 248

Swamp Sparrow

128 63 41 54 95  29 158 32 34 160

White-throated Sparrow

128 227 120 140 167  84 199 174 75 317
Harris's Sparrow             1      

White-crowned Sparrow

63 127 49 53 74  67 149 12 44 129

Dark-eyed Junco

317 495 236 461 448  526 1295 933 250 614

Eastern Meadowlark

34 103 77 142 37  205 237 49 67 99
Western Meadowlark            1        

Red-winged Blackbird

10141 200 414 3246 19  1662 156 7 412 298

Brown-headed Cowbird

771 208 22 666 166  4466 72 cw 320 157

Rusty Blackbird

50 1   226 2  248 10   2 27

Brewer's Blackbird

10     1    60 1   19 19

Common Grackle

2391 84 13 1286 31  2245 39 3 415 156
Blackbird sp. 5000           45      
Orange-crowned Warbler                 1  
Pine Warbler       1           1

Yellow-rumped Warbler

50 1 48   29   18      

Northern Cardinal

488 747 221 667 374  471 579 276 303 440

Indigo Bunting

        cw          
Dickcissel               1    

Total Species

103 88 108 108 93  105 113 98 106 85

Count Week

106 97 108 114 97  106 116 102 110 85

Total Birds

141856 88073 105431 118715 31348  127780 49027 117985 84171 22151