Birding Hot Spots


Birding Hot Spots
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2008 Christmas Bird Count



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2008 Christmas Bird Count – Oklahoma
City West

Count day: December 20, 2008
Participants:  33
Species Recorded:  125, 2 additional forms, 3 additional species during count week
Compiler: John Shackford



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Snow Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Wild Turkey
Northern Bobwhite
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Yellow-billed Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Am. White Pelican
Double-cr. Cormorant
Black-cr. Night-Heron
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret

Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Krider’s (Red-t) Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
American Kestrel
Merlin
American Coot
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Wilson’s Snipe
Bonaparte’s Gull
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Col.-Dove
White-winged Dove
Morning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Eastern Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Short-eared Owl
Owl sp.
Belted Kingfisher
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-belly Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker <
Yellow-shafted Flicker
Red-shafted Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
Loggerhead Shrike
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-br. Nuthatch
White-br. Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
Bewick’s Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Marsh Wren
Golden-cr. Kinglet
Ruby-cr. Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird  &nbs
American Robin
Hermit Thrush
Northern Mockingbird  
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Orange-cr. Warbler   &n
Yellow-rump Warbler  
Pine Warbler &nbs
Spotted Towhee  
Eastern Towhee   &nb
Am. Tree Sparrow  &nbsp
Field Sparrow&nbsp
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throat Sparrow    
Harris’s Sparrow
White-crown Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
McCown’s Longspur
Lapland Longspur
Smith’s Longspur
Northern Cardinal       
Red-winged Blackbird  
Eastern Meadowlark
Meadowlark sp.
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Purple Finch
House Finch
Pine Siskin
Lesser Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow


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28
188
4
1299
134
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110
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338
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265
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407
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