Christmas Bird Count Dec. 30, 2006

Below are the results of the 2006 Lakewood Christmas Bird Count, Saturday, December 30, 2006:

64 Participants (not all paying)

17.5 hours for feeder watchers

53.25 hours on foot with 45.75 miles being covered

7.75 miles by car with 100.5 miles being covered

66 Species seen with 14,847 individuals. Two species noted during count week.

Of special note were the Black Scoter, Wild Turkey and Killdeer. High count of Red-tailed Hawk and Cooper's Hawk. Low numbers of big water ducks as well as species and numbers of gulls. Lake Erie was wide open ... it was just too darn nice a day. Other noteable sitings - painted turtles sunning themselves at Lake Isaac, fresh spider silk.

Species

Lakewood
CBC count

Photos

Canada Goose 902

Hillary, the Hilliard Rd. Bridge Peregrine was seen
on Count day Chris Saladin
Snow Goose* count week
Wood Duck 9
Mallard 1174
American Black Duck 29
American Wigeon 3
Northern Shoveler 1
Green-winged Teal 1
Lesser Scaup 24
Black Scoter 2
Bufflehead 112
Common Goldeneye 203
Red-breasted Merganser 860
Northern Mockingbird at Brookside Park
Mary Anne Romito
Wild Turkey 5
Common Loon 1
Double-crested Cormorant 3
Great Blue Heron 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2
Cooper's Hawk 8
Red-tailed Hawk 25
Red-shouldered Hawk 7
American Kestrel 1
Merlin * count week
Peregrine Falcon 1
Virginia Rail 1
American Coot 1
Pileated Woodpecker Chris Saladin
 
Killdeer 1
Ring-billed Gull 6552
Herring Gull 273
Great Black-backed Gull 13
Bonaparte's Gull 880
Rock Pigeon 308
Mourning Dove 201
Great Horned Owl 1
Barred Owl 1
Eastern Screech Owl 4
Belted Kingfisher 4
Merlin Chris Saladin
Red-bellied Woodpecker 72
Downy Woodpecker 94
Hairy Woodpecker 22
Northern Flicker 2
Pileated Woodpecker 6
American Crow 40
Blue Jay 225
Black-capped Chickadee 207
Tufted Titmouse 37
White-breasted Nuthatch 62
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1
Feeder birds count too! Black-capped Chickadee
Dave Lewis
Brown Creeper 1
Carolina Wren 31
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8
Eastern Bluebird 13
American Robin 609
Northern Mockingbird 4
Another "feeder bird" Cooper's Hawk Dave Lewis
European Starling 313
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4
Eastern Towhee 1
American Tree Sparrow 16
Field Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 13
Even House Sparrows are counted Dave Lewis
Swamp Sparrow 2
White throated Sparrow 28
Dark-eyed Junco 213
Northern Cardinal 148
Red-winged Blackbird 130
Chili Luncheon and Compilation Laurie Boylan
House Finch 153
American Goldfinch 189
House Sparrow 587
Total Species 66

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, 4310 Bush Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109 info@wcasohio.org