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2017 Clark County Christmas Bird Count

December 15, 2017 from 6:00 A.M. to 5:15 P.M.
Cloudy all day.
Small ponds were frozen but there was some open water on large lakes.
All streams were open.
Temperature ranged from 20° F to 30° F.
Wind was light in the morning and stronger in the afternoon.
Nineteen observers in seven parties.
Total party hours 31 (10.5 driving, 19.5 on foot) plus 1 owling.
Total party miles 168.5 (149 by car, 19.5 on foot).

Ross's Goose                         1
Cackling Goose                      2
Canada Goose                  3390
Mute Swan                           1
Northern Shoveler                  1
Gadwall                              80
American Wigeon                   5
Mallard                             600
American Black Duck             18
Norther Pintail                       2
Ring-necked Duck                  2
Lesser Scaup                      12
Bufflehead                           1
Common Goldeneye              10
Hooded Merganser              100
Common Merganser                8
Red-breasted Merganser         8
Ruddy Duck                          1
common Loon                       1
Pied-billed Grebe                 31
Horned Grebe                       1
Great Blue Heron                  6
Black Vulture                       7
Northern Harrier                   1
Cooper's Hawk                     2
Bald Eagle                          4
Red-shouldered Hawk           2
Red-tailed Hawk                  5
American Coot                    6
Sandhill Crane                   22
Bonaparte's Gull                  1
Ring-billed Gull                  47
Herring Gull                      13
Rock Pigeon                     77
Mourning Dove                136
Eastern Screech-Owl          2
Great Horned Owl               1
Snowy Owl                       1
Belted Kingfisher                5
Red-headed Woodpecker     1
Red-bellied Woodpecker     41
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker     6
Downy Woodpecker           50
Hairy Woodpecker              6
Northern Flicker               12
Pileated Woodpecker          1
American Kestrel               6
Peregrine Falcon                1
Blue Jay                         33
American Crow            10000
Carolina Chickadee           90
Tufted Titmouse                9
Red-breasted Nuthatch       1
White-breasted Nuthatch  45
Brown Creeper                  5
Winter Wren                     1
Carolina Wren                  31
Golden-crowned Kinglet     16
Eastern Bluebird                4
Hermit Thrush                   4
American Robin              230
Northern Mockingbird          2
European Starling           865
Yellow-rumped Warbler       3
American Tree Sparrow     13
Dark-eyed Junco             113
White-throated Sparrow    87
Song Sparrow                 16
Eastern Towhee                6
Northern Cardinal           101
Common Grackle                3
House Finch                    12
Pine Siskin                        3
American Goldfinch          112
House Sparrow               172

75 Species          About 16714 Individuals

Birds Seen Count Week

Wood Duck
Canvasback

Observers

Brian Menker
Doug Overacker
Julie Karlson
Carol Culbertson
Rick Asamoto
Mike Calahan
Jerry Watson
Kay West
Roberta Ober
Bridgette Kirk
Josh Glass
Susan Brauning
Mary Donnellan
Dan Kempf
Lenea Rowse
Mike Shade
Chris Zacharias
Jason Sullivan
Michael Fischer

2016 Clark County Christmas Bird Count

December 16, 2016 from 6:00 A.M. to 5:15 P.M.
Cloudy all day.
Small ponds were frozen but there was some open water on large lakes.
All streams were open.
Temperature ranged from 11° F to 21° F.
Wind was light all day.
Thirteen observers in seven parties plus one at feeders.
Total party hours 33 (11.5 driving, 21.5 on foot) plus 1 owling.
Total party miles 175.5 (148 by car, 27.5 on foot).

Canada Goose                  1287
Mute Swan                           1
Gadwall                              13
American Black Duck              4
Mallard                             311
Northern Shoveler                32
Green-winged Teal                1
Redhead                              7
Bufflehead                           1
Common Goldeneye              10
Hooded Merganser               87
Common Merganser              28
Red-breasted Merganser         2
Ruddy Duck                          5
Wild Turkey                        14
Pied-billed Grebe                   9
Horned Grebe                       3
Double-crested Cormorant      2
Great Blue Heron                  3
Black Vulture                       5
Turkey Vulture                     2
Sharp-shinned Hawk              1
Cooper's Hawk                     1
Bald Eagle                           2
Red-tailed  Hawk                19
American Coot                     2
Sandhill Crane                  436
Ring-billed Gull                  130
Herring Gull                        10
Rock Pigeon                     318
Mourning Dove                   33
Eastern Screech-Owl            2
Barred Owl                          1
Belted Kingfisher                  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker       29
Downy Woodpecker            53
Hairy Woodpecker                8
Northern Flicker                   7
Merlin                                1
Peregrine Falcon                  1
Blue Jay                           43
American Crow              15000
Horned Lark                      35
Carolina Chickadee             74
Tufted Titmouse                24
White-breasted Nuthatch    43
Brown Creeper                    7
Winter Wren                       1
Carolina Wren                    19
Golden-crowned Kinglet        7
Eastern Bluebird                  8
Hermit Thrush                     5
American Robin                  96
Northern Mockingbird            3
European Starling             691
Cedar Waxwing                 30
Yellow-rumped Warbler        5
American Tree Sparrow       57
Field Sparrow                     1
Fox Sparrow                      2
Dark-eyed Junco             118
White-crowned Sparrow      6
White-throated Sparrow   113
Song Sparrow                  46
Eastern Towhee                6
Northern Cardinal            164
Common Grackle                5
House Finch                    61
American Goldfinch           65
House Sparrow                84

70 Species          About 19702 Individuals

Birds Seen Count Week

Tundra Swan
Red-winged Blackbird

Observers                               

Brian Menker
Doug Overacker
Julie Karlson
Carol Culbertson
Jim Smallwood
Rick Asamoto
Jeff Peters
Mike Calahan
Jerry Watson
Kay West
Roberta Ober
Lou Laux
Ann Laux