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2018 Coot Bay CBC Results

Twenty-one birders participated in the Coot Bay CBC on December 29, 2018. A total of 5,723 individuals of 114 species were reported for the count; 102 on the day of the count and another 12 during count week. The only unusual species reported was Great Horned Owl. No new high counts were set during the count.
Here's the list of species reported:
Red-breasted Merganser cw
Ruddy Duck 50
Pied-billed Grebe 7
Wood Stork 73
Magnificent Frigatebird 1
Double-crested Cormorant 64
Anhinga 21
American White Pelican 300
Brown Pelican 83
Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 35
Great Blue Heron (White form) 14
Great Blue Heron (Wurdemann's) cw
Great Egret 160
Snowy Egret 350
Little Blue Heron 250
Tricolored Heron 110
Reddish Egret 8
Cattle Egret 300
Green Heron 110
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2
White Ibis 600
Glossy Ibis 12
Roseate Spoonbill 88
Black Vulture 170
Turkey Vulture 180
Osprey 60
Northern Harrier 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Bald Eagle 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 42
Short-tailed Hawk 4
American Coot 3
Black-necked Stilt 13
American Avocet 320
Black-bellied Plover 66
Wilson's Plover 10
Semipalmated Plover 4
Killdeer 10
Spotted Sandpiper 11
Greater Yellowlegs 11
Willet 22
Lesser Yellowlegs 2
Whimbrel 22
Marbled Godwit 5
Ruddy Turnstone 1
Red Knot 26
Sanderling cw
Dunlin 160
Least Sandpiper 500
Semipalmated Sandpiper 2
Western Sandpiper 61
Short-billed Dowitcher 29
Bonaparte's Gull cw
Laughing Gull 130
Ring-billed Gull 1
Herring Gull cw
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2
Caspian Tern 41
Royal Tern 23
Black Skimmer cw
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) cw
White-crowned Pigeon 39
Common Ground-Dove 5
White-winged Dove cw
Mourning Dove 1
Mangrove Cuckoo 1
Barred Owl 2
Lesser Nighthawk cw
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 12
Belted Kingfisher 19
Red-bellied Woodpecker 64
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 8
Downy Woodpecker 4
Northern Flicker 2
Pileated Woodpecker 8
American Kestrel 4
Peregrine Falcon 1
Eastern Phoebe 16
Great Crested Flycatcher 31
Western Kingbird cw
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher cw
Loggerhead Shrike 4
White-eyed Vireo 50
Blue-headed Vireo 5
American Crow 96
Tree Swallow 8
House Wren 6
Carolina Wren 3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 120
Gray Catbird 130
Northern Mockingbird 19
European Starling 64
Ovenbird 5
Louisiana Waterthrush 1
Northern Waterthrush 40
Black-and-white Warbler 17
Orange-crowned Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 71
American Redstart 7
Northern Parula 24
Magnolia Warbler 1
Yellow Warbler 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 34
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 40
Yellow-throated Warbler 5
Prairie Warbler 34
Savannah Sparrow cw
Northern Cardinal 57
Indigo Bunting 8
Painted Bunting 3
Red-winged Blackbird 30
Common Grackle 6
Boat-tailed Grackle 3
American Goldfinch 22
Thanks to the following participants for their assistance on count day (I’m still missing the names of five participants):
Avello, Miriam
Barros, Joe
Davis, Michelle
Golden, Elizabeth
Machado, Benjamin
Manfredi, Larry
Manfredi, Philip
Masdeu, Bonnie
Pace, Alice
Pace, Robert
Rawls, Jeanette
Roda, Amy
Rodriguez, Ricky
Salino, Nicola
Schaffter, David
Brian Rapoza, Coot Bay CBC Compiler

Comments

Toe
9 days ago

320 Avocets and 22 Whimbrel is no small feat. Those are very nice numbers.

Grover Larkins
3 days ago

Heck, you had me at Indigo Bunting! ; )

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