Hudson River Audubon Society
Lenoir Nature Preserve
Feeder Watch

November 19, 2011 to April 7, 2012 
Schedule Below 
Results
 
Feeder Birds
 

PROJECT FEEDER WATCH

   Please come and join us for  Project FeederWatch. in the "observation" room at the Lenoir Nature Preserve. It's fun to sit there looking out the big window and counting the birds, along with socializing and munching on bagels.  We record our findings. The results are then sent to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. We do the count for at least two hours on two consecutive days, every two weeks. 

    Feeder watching helps us learn more about the birds at our feeders. Our observations help scientists at the Ornithology Lab monitor long-term trends in bird distribution and abundance. It has also become a great social event! At each FeederWatch session we usually have refreshments (e.g. bagels or donuts) provided by the person in charge of that particular session. 

    Here are the dates and leaders for FeederWatch. Contact each leader to find the hours they will cover the feeders.

 

2011-2012 Results
Maximum of each species seen in each paired observation days.

Species Nov 19 and 20 Dec 3  and 4 Dec 17 and 18 Dec 29 and Dec 30 Jan 14 and Jan 15 Jan 28 and Jan 29 Feb 11 and Feb 12 Feb 25 and Feb 26 Mar 10 and Mar 11 Mar 24 and Mar 25 April 5 and April 6 11
Wild Turkey                      
Turkey Vulture     1   2  2     1  
Red-tailed Hawk            2   2    
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1                1    
Cooper's Hawk         1            
Mourning Dove  12 5 19 12 11  11 12 12 7  6  
Rock Pigeon                1  2  4  
Great Horned Owl                      
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1 1 1 1 2  1  1 2 1  2  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker                      
Downy Woodpecker  2 2 2 2 2  3  2 3 2  3  
Hairy Woodpecker    2 1 2 2  1  1 2 1  2  
Northern Flicker   1               1  
Blue Jay       1 2    3 1 2 2  
American Crow 4   1   3  1   1  1  
Fish Crow                      
Black-capped Chickadee 2 4 3 3 3  4  4 4 2  3  
Tufted Titmouse 3 3 5 3 4  4  3 2 2  2  
Red-breasted Nuthatch                  
White-breasted Nuthatch 2 1 2 1 2  2  1 2 2  1  
Brown Creeper                    
Carolina Wren         1    1 1  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet     1 1              
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1
Hermit Thrush
American Robin 5   1   1    1  1 3 8  3  
Northern Mockingbird     1              
European Starling         6        9    
Pine Warbler         1  1  1  1  1    
American Tree Sparrow                      
Chipping Sparrow                      
Fox Sparrow                      
Song Sparrow     1 1 1    1  1  1  1  
White-throated Sparrow 1 5 1 4 4  1  4 2 1  4  
Dark-eyed Junco 2 4 8 1 7    23 13 8  1  
Eastern Towhee                      
Northern Cardinal 1 1 2 1 2  2  1 2 3  3  
Red-winged Blackbird                      
Common Grackle     1              
Brown-headed Cowbird                      
Purple Finch                      
House Finch 3 6 10 5 5  6  4 6 6  3  
Common Redpoll                      
Pine Siskin                  
American Goldfinch 2   1 1 1     1    
House Sparrow 1                1  
TOTAL SPECIES 15 12 20 15 21 14 16 20 20 20  
TOTAL BIRDS 42 35 63 39 63 41 63 59 99 45  

Feeder Birds

Black-capped Chickadee Northern Cardinal American Goldfinch (winter) American Goldfinch (molting)
Dark-eyed Junco White-throated Sparrow House Sparrow (female) House Sparrow (male)
House Finch (male) Purple Finch (female) Downy Woodpecker Hairy Woodpecker
Chipping Sparrow (rare in winter) Red-bellieed Woodpecker Red-breasted Nuthatch White-breasted Nuthatch
Fox Sparrow Pine Siskin Song sparrow American Tree Sparrow
Brown-headed Cowbird Red-winged Blackbird Blue Jay Mourning Dove

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