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CBC 2013

Below is a listing of the bird species we saw during the Oklahoma City Christmas Bird Count for 2013, a total of 113 species.  We also saw an additional 7 species during count week, for a total of 120 species for the CBC and during count week.  A total of 21 parties and 47 people participated on this cold, windy count.

Thanks to all for the extra effort on count day and for the data sheets turned in by each party.

Some of the highlights of the count and count week were Tundra Swan (count week), Red-throated Loon (cw), Solitary Sandpiper (cw), Franklin’s Gull, Thayer’s Gull, California Gull (cw), White-winged Dove, Greater Roadrunner (2), Hairy Woodpecker (3), Eastern Towhee, McCown’s Longspur, and Evening Grosbeak (cw).

 

Greater White-fronted Goose 322
Snow Goose 16
Cackling Goose 931
Canada Goose 1855
Tundra Swan cw
Wood Duck 10
Gadwall 168
American Wigeon 24
Mallard 1268
Northern Shoveler 316
Northern Pintail 98
Green-winged Teal 138
Canvasback 44
Redhead 23
Ring-necked Duckl 49
Greater Scaup 13
Lesser Scaup 82
Bufflehead 104
Common Goldeneye 113
Hooded Merganser 344
Common Merganser 11
Red-breasted Merganser 118
Rudd Duck 31
Duck (sp) 16
Red-throated Loon cw
Common Loon 13
Pied-billed Grebe 26
Horned Grebe 24
American White Pelican 40
Double-crested Cormorant 102
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2
Great Blue Heron 98
Great Egret 7
Bald Eagle 4
Northern Harrier 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Cooper’s Hawk 4
Accipiter (sp) 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 5
Red-tailed Hawk 106
Ferruginous Hawk 1
American Kestrel 23
Merlin cw
Small falcon 1
American Coot 38
Killdeer 14
Solitary Sandpiper cw
Greater Yellowlegs 14
Least Sandpiper 51
Wilson’s Snipe 2
Franklin’s Gull 1
Bonaparte’s Gull 95
Ring-billed Gull 4879
Herring Gull 224
Thayer’s Gull 1
California Gull cw
Lesser Black-backed Gull 4
Forster’s Tern cw
Rock Pigeon 687
Eurasian Collaged-Dove 81
White-winged Dove 1
Mourning Dove 90
Greater Roadrunner 2
Eastern Screech-Owl 1
Great Horned Owl 3
Belted Kingfisher 9
Red-bellied Woodpecker 31
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2
Downy Woodpecker 30
Hairy Woodpecker 3
Northern Flicker 51
Yellow-shafted Flicker 10
Red-shafted Flicker 10
Eastern Phoebe 2
Loggerhead Shrike 1
Blue Jay 104
American Crow 90
Horned Lark 43
Carolina Chickadee 71
Tufted Titmouse 13
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Brown Creeper 2
Carolina Wren 30
Bewick’s Wren 2
Winter Wren 2
Marsh Wren 1
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 14
Kinglet sp. 1
Eastern Bluebird 31
American Robin 484
Hermit Thrush 1
Northern Mockingbird 51
European Starling 2289
Cedar Waxwing 182
Yellow-rumped Warbler 35
Common Yellowthroat 1
Spotted Towhee 7
Eastern Towhee 1
American Tree Sparrow 3
Chipping Sparrow 2
Field Sparrow 4
Vesper Sparrow 1
Savannah Sparrow 16
Fox Sparrow 35
Song Sparrow 59
Lincoln’s Sparrow 1
Swamp Sparrow 2
White-throated Sparrow 59
Harris’s Sparrow 165
White-crowned Sparrow 17
Dark-eyed Junco 462
Pink-sided Junco 1
Lapland Longspur 2
Smith’s Longspur 21
McCown’s Longspur 6
Northern Cardinal 155
Evening Grosbeak cw
Red-winged Blackbird 169
Meadowlark (sp) 133
Common Grackle 79
Great-tailed Grackle 389
Brown-headed Cowbird 103
House Finch 145
Pine Siskin 1
American Goldfinch 100
House Sparrow 324