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12/15/18 Miami-Dade CBC Summary

A total of 13,685 individuals of 131 species (134 taxa) were tallied by 60 participants during the Miami-Dade Christmas Bird Count on December 15, 2018. House Finch was reported for the first time on this CBC. Other unusual species included Parasitic Jaeger, Smooth-billed Ani, Yellow Warbler and Rose-breasted Grosbeak. New high counts were obtained for Magnificent Frigatebird, Parasitic Jaeger, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Redstart and Rose-breasted Grosbeak.
Here are the totals:
Egyptian Goose-40
Muscovy Duck-325
Mottled Duck-18
Mallard/Mottled Duck-1
Blue-winged Teal-14
Black Scoter-65
Red-breasted Merganser-29
Helmeted Guineafowl-15
Indian Peafowl-21
Common Loon-2
Pied-billed Grebe-11
American Flamingo-250 (Hialeah Park flock)
Wood Stork-13
Magnificent Frigatebird-53
Northern Gannet-12
Double-crested Cormorant-450
Brown Pelican-440
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)-40
Great Blue Heron (White form)-1
Great Egret-40
Snowy Egret-13
Little Blue Heron-17
Tricolored Heron-6
Reddish Egret-2
Cattle Egret-70
Green Heron-30
Black-crowned Night-Heron-29
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron-17
White Ibis-550
Black Vulture-94
Turkey Vulture-750
Sharp-shinned Hawk-1
Cooper's Hawk-11
Red-shouldered Hawk-2
Broad-winged Hawk-4
Short-tailed Hawk-6
Red-tailed Hawk-2
Buteo sp.-1
Common Gallinule-75
American Coot-22
Black-bellied Plover-220
Semipalmated Plover-3
Piping Plover-1
Spotted Sandpiper-13
Greater Yellowlegs-4
Ruddy Turnstone-23
Short-billed Dowitcher-6
Parasitic Jaeger-2
Laughing Gull-1700
Ring-billed Gull-220
Herring Gull-26
Lesser Black-backed Gull-13
Great Black-backed Gull-7
Forster's Tern-2
Royal Tern-220
Sandwich Tern-16
Black Skimmer-150
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)-770
Eurasian Collared-Dove-600
Common Ground-Dove-10
White-winged Dove-5
Mourning Dove-110
Smooth-billed Ani-1
Eastern Screech-Owl-4
Burrowing Owl-1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-10
Belted Kingfisher-24
Red-bellied Woodpecker-110
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker-20
Downy Woodpecker-13
Pileated Woodpecker-2
American Kestrel-32
Peregrine Falcon-4
Monk Parakeet-50
White-winged Parakeet-70
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet-40
Orange-winged Parrot-33
Chestnut-fronted Macaw-14
Crimson-fronted Parakeet-4
Scarlet-fronted Parakeet-22
Mitred Parakeet-55
Red-masked Parakeet-20
White-eyed Parakeet-70
Eastern Phoebe-14
Great Crested Flycatcher-5
Loggerhead Shrike-19
White-eyed Vireo-2
Yellow-throated Vireo-4
Blue-headed Vireo-14
Blue Jay-230
Fish Crow-1500
House Wren-4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher-225
Gray Catbird-21
Northern Mockingbird-200
European Starling-1300
Common Myna-3
Worm-eating Warbler-1 (count week)
Northern Waterthrush-2
Black-and-white Warbler-18
Orange-crowned Warbler-3
Common Yellowthroat-15
American Redstart-22
Cape May Warbler-5
Northern Parula-34
Magnolia Warbler-3
Yellow Warbler-1
Black-throated Blue Warbler-6
Palm Warbler-300
Pine Warbler-24
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)-50
Yellow-throated Warbler-13
Prairie Warbler-22
Black-throated Green Warbler-3
Summer Tanager-2
Northern Cardinal-60
Rose-breasted Grosbeak-3
Indigo Bunting-2
Painted Bunting-4
Red-winged Blackbird-10
Eastern Meadowlark-12
Common Grackle-300
Boat-tailed Grackle-500
Spot-breasted Oriole-1
House Finch-2
American Goldfinch-30
House Sparrow-100
Thanks to the following participants for making these results possible:
Eliana Ardila, Miriam Avello, Joe Barros, Paul Bithorn, Bill Boeringer, John Boyd, Vern Burkhart, John Camp, Erin Clancy, Jo Dasent, Robin Diaz, Leigh Emerson Smith, Ryan Forrest, Nancy Freedman, Luis Gles, Elizabeth Golden, Frank Grote, Alberto Hernandez, Kirsten Hines, Debbie Jones, Greg Jones, James Jones, Abie Korman, Marc Kramer, James Kushlan, Benjamin Machado, Larry Manfredi, Philip Manfredi, Jeff Marain, Dawson McDonald, Jess McKenzie, Donna Molfetto, Joe Montes de Oca, Dennis Olle, Alice Pace, Robert Pace, Omar Paez, Stephen Paez, Gary Pappas, Gary Platt, Facel Quetglas, Jeanette Rawls, Lulo Rivero, Nicola Salino, Holly Salvato, Mark Salvato, Jim Sigsbee, Andrew Smith, Jane Spinney, Alan Steinberg, Ernest Tate, Helen Torres, Roberto Torres, Eva Wales, Justin Wales, Richard Wallace, Wendy Wallace, Larry Whipple and Ann Wiley.


Joe Barros
over 1 year ago

Glad to see that the Red-winged Blackbirds are making a comeback

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