Spring Bird Count 1972~2022
Clinton County, Illinois

 Mean

 High Count

Summation

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck .02 1 1

Snow Goose - injured

2

12

100

Ross's Goose - injured .02 1 1
Greater White-fronted Goose - injured .02 1 1

Canada Goose

39

218

1918

Mute Swan - feral .08 2 4

Wood Duck

15

41

717

Blue-winged Teal

54

708

2643

Northern Shoveler

24

201

1200

Gadwall

5

102

250

American Wigeon

1

6

25

Mallard

35

73

1725

American Black Duck

.02

1

1

Northern Pintail

.08

1

4

Green-winged Teal

1

8

31

Canvasback

.04

1

2

Redhead

.22

2

11

Ring-necked Duck

.20

4

10

Greater Scaup .06 2 3

Lesser Scaup

3

40

129

Bufflehead

.16

2

8

Common Goldeneye .02 1 1

Hooded Merganser

2

13

102

Red-breasted Merganser

.37

5

18

Ruddy Duck

2

16

90

Northern Bobwhite

8

27

412

Wild Turkey

4

21

207

Ring-necked Pheasant - feral

1

5

30

Pied-billed Grebe

 2

 12

80

Horned Grebe .04 2 2
Eared Grebe .02 1 1
Western Grebe .04 1 2

Rock Pigeon - feral

21

90

1035

Eurasian Collared-Dove - feral 2 13 115

Mourning Dove

61

166

2988

Yellow-billed Cuckoo 6 50 297

Black-billed Cuckoo

.35

3

17

Common Nighthawk

7

50

319

Eastern Whip-poor-will

2

11

74

Chimney Swift

74

252

3640

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

8

26

377

King Rail .04 1 2

Virginia Rail

.41

7

20

Sora

3

24

144

Common Gallinule

.02

1

1

American Coot

34

263

1685

Black-necked Stilt 1 8 34
American Avocet .02 1 1

Black-bellied Plover

1

7

25

American Golden-Plover

6

80

291

Killdeer

39

121

1925

Semipalmated Plover

9

86

427

Piping Plover .04 2 2
Hudsonian Godwit .02 1 1

Marbled Godwit

.06

2

3

Ruddy Turnstone

.10

3

5

Ruff .02 1 1

Stilt Sandpiper

1

22

53

Sanderling .14 3 7

Dunlin

16

307

799

Baird's Sandpiper

.04

2

2

Least Sandpiper

60

669

2960

White-rumped Sandpiper

3

44

136

Pectoral Sandpiper

40

350

1983

Semipalmated Sandpiper

4

40

190

Western Sandpiper

.04

1

2

Short-billed Dowitcher

4

80

191

Long-billed Dowitcher

4

149

211

American Woodcock

2

10

77

Wilson's Snipe

1

7

33

Spotted Sandpiper 14 76 676
Solitary Sandpiper 10 48 489

Lesser Yellowlegs

52

469

2564

Willet

2

40

93

Greater Yellowlegs 13 78 618

Wilson's Phalarope

1

9

46

Bonaparte's Gull

26

345

1260

Laughing Gull

.08

4

8

Franklin's Gull

1

8

34

Ring-billed Gull

172

811

8419

Herring Gull

1

7

38

Lesser Black-backed Gull .06 2 3
Least Tern .06 3 3

Caspian Tern

8

82

413

Black Tern

3

32

131

Common Tern

7

75

367

Forster's Tern

23

164

1133

Common Loon

.20

3

10

Double-crested Cormorant

634

8000

31063

Neotropic Cormorant .02 4 1

American White Pelican

42

760

2074

American Bittern

.14

2

7

Least Bittern

.06

1

3

Great Blue Heron

43

180

2131

Great Egret

11

72

561

Snowy Egret

.27

4

13

Little Blue Heron

1

14

35

Cattle Egret

4

47

191

Green Heron

4

32

217

Black-crowned Night-Heron

.33

6

16

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

.14

3

7

Glossy Ibis .02 1 1
Plegadis sp.  .04 1 2
Black Vulture .04 2 2

Turkey Vulture

37

200

1809

Osprey

2

19

101

Northern Harrier

.39

3

19

Sharp-shinned Hawk

.35

2

17

Cooper's Hawk

1

5

41

Bald Eagle 3 24 140
Mississippi Kite .06 1 3

Red-shouldered Hawk

3

15

127

Broad-winged Hawk

.33

7

16

Red-tailed Hawk

7

25

364

Barn Owl .16 2 8

Eastern Screech-Owl

1

7

71

Great Horned Owl

3

21

127

Barred Owl

7

25

340

Belted Kingfisher

2

10

95

Red-headed Woodpecker

12

46

612

Red-bellied Woodpecker

23

82

1113

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

.04

1

2

Downy Woodpecker

12

35

588

Hairy Woodpecker

4

15

199

Northern Flicker

7

15

336

Pileated Woodpecker

3

10

154

American Kestrel

4

14

201

Peregrine Falcon

.12

2

6

Monk Parakeet - feral .14 6 7

Great Crested Flycatcher

16

64

790

Eastern Kingbird

34

176

1687

Olive-sided Flycatcher

.06

1

3

Eastern Wood-Pewee

15

54

717

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

.04

2

2

Acadian Flycatcher

5

27

242

Alder Flycatcher .06 2 3

Willow Flycatcher

.37

3

18

Least Flycatcher

5

27

232

Eastern Phoebe

10

31

467

White-eyed Vireo

13

45

628

Bell's Vireo

2

9

94

Yellow-throated Vireo

7

30

325

Blue-headed Vireo

1

6

46

Philadelphia Vireo

1

5

35

Warbling Vireo

21

72

1045

Red-eyed Vireo

17

56

833

Loggerhead Shrike

3

18

156

Blue Jay

47

152

2297

American Crow

38

132

1858

Fish Crow

4

37

185

Carolina Chickadee

21

62

1045

Tufted Titmouse

35

114

1725

Horned Lark

46

210

2263

Bank Swallow

30

528

1463

Tree Swallow

142

2000

6958

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

25

300

1227

Purple Martin

54

242

2624

Barn Swallow

109

341

5354

Cliff Swallow

116

782

5700

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

3

10

140

Cedar Waxwing

16

56

774

Red-breasted Nuthatch

.22

3

11

White-breasted Nuthatch

10

32

481

Brown Creeper .02 1 1

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

37

101

1799

House Wren

17

64

822

Winter Wren

.04

1

2

Sedge Wren

1

15

33

Marsh Wren

1

7

27

Carolina Wren

17

68

844

Bewick's Wren

.02

1

1

Gray Catbird

31

95

1536

Brown Thrasher

21

71

1032

Northern Mockingbird

8

38

413

European Starling - feral

146

451

7138

Eastern Bluebird

13

56

618

Veery

2

14

94

Gray-cheeked Thrush

5

20

258

Swainson's Thrush

21

95

1009

Hermit Thrush

.12

3

6

Wood Thrush

15

61

729

American Robin

162

508

7921

House Sparrow - feral 181 454 8859

Eurasian Tree Sparrow - feral

.27 6 13

American Pipit

6

60

277

House Finch - feral

7

27

344

Purple Finch

.12

5

6

Pine Siskin

.39

17

19

American Goldfinch

66

197

3238

Grasshopper Sparrow

4

20

216

Lark Sparrow

.16

2

8

Chipping Sparrow

22

92

1074

Clay-colored Sparrow

.16

2

8

Field Sparrow

28

87

1360

Dark-eyed Junco

.04

1

2

White-crowned Sparrow

14

63

671

Harris's Sparrow

.04

1

2

White-throated Sparrow

23

318

1130

Vesper Sparrow

.29

6

14

Henslow's Sparrow .43 4 21

Savannah Sparrow

9

46

437

Song Sparrow

33

89

1595

Lincoln's Sparrow

2

10

75

Swamp Sparrow

3

24

152

Eastern Towhee

25

69

1220

Yellow-breasted Chat

6

21

290

Bobolink

26

141

1288

Eastern Meadowlark

49

131

2410

Western Meadowlark

.27

1

3

Orchard Oriole

6

32

301

Baltimore Oriole

24

78

1167

Red-winged Blackbird

401

894

19628

Brown-headed Cowbird

67

123

3276

Rusty Blackbird

.06

3

3

Common Grackle

233

590

11432

Ovenbird

6

41

292

Worm-eating Warbler

.27

3

13

Louisiana Waterthrush

1

3

27

Northern Waterthrush

9

48

444

Golden-winged Warbler

3

25

146

Blue-winged Warbler

1

17

65

Black-and-white Warbler

5

24

226

Prothonotary Warbler

6

18

292

Tennessee Warbler

51

160

2500

Orange-crowned Warbler

.33

3

16

Nashville Warbler

12

61

579

Mourning Warbler

.12

1

6

Kentucky Warbler

4

15

184

Common Yellowthroat

35

101

1725

Hooded Warbler

.14

2

7

American Redstart

18

63

861

Cape May Warbler

2

14

88

Cerulean Warbler

1

5

35

Northern Parula

9

27

455

Magnolia Warbler

5

29

240

Bay-breasted Warbler

2

11

78

Blackburnian Warbler

2

13

95

Yellow Warbler

22

69

1087

Chestnut-sided Warbler

5

18

221

Blackpoll Warbler

12

45

602

Palm Warbler

25

207

1246

Pine Warbler

1

5

36

Yellow-rumped Warbler

63

615

3108

Yellow-throated Warbler

2

9

94

Prairie Warbler

.35

4

17

Black-throated Green Warbler

8

30

370

Canada Warbler

.16

3

8

Wilson's Warbler

1

7

39

Summer Tanager

6

29

307

Scarlet Tanager

6

18

308

Northern Cardinal

94

176

4625

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

21

98

1006

Blue Grosbeak

2

18

117

Indigo Bunting

105

269

5127

Dickcissel

58

268

2838