Hudson River Audubon Society
Lenoir Nature Preserve
Feeder Watch

November 17, 2012 to April , 2013 
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.

 

Below is the schedule for January and February:

Saturday, November 17  
Sunday,
November 18  

Saturday, December 1 10:30 to 12:30, with Carol Lange 
Sunday, December 2 10:00 to noon, with Ruth DeFord 

Saturday, December 15   2:00 to 4:00 PM with Paul
Sunday, December 16  2:00 to 4:00 PM with Mary

Thursday, Dec. 27 - Yvonne
Friday, Dec. 28 - Sandra

Saturday, Jan. 12 - 2 PM to 4 PM with Fran
Sunday, Jan. 13 - 10 AM to Noon with Hilary & Alan

Saturday, Jan. 26 - Sandra Wright
Sunday, Jan. 27 -Carol Lange and Omar Neyra

Saturday, Feb. 9 - Paul Oehrlein
Sunday, Feb. 10 - Fran Greenberg

Saturday, Feb. 23 - Paul Oehrlein  11:30 to 1:30, followed by a trip to Shawangunk NWR too look for Short-eared Owls, weather permitting.
Sunday, Feb. 24 - Mary 2PM 4 PM

Saturday, Mar. 9 - Jackie 2PM 4 PM
Sunday, Mar. 10 - Mike & Kelli  2PM 4 PM

Saturday, Mar. 23 - Yvonne  11AM - 1 PM
Sunday, Mar. 24 - Judi Veder and Saul Scheinbach 10AM to noon

Fri., Apr. 5 - May 
Saturday, Apr. 6 - May

For the exact times, please contact Carol Lange at 914 668-5101 or
CarolLange@aol.com a few days before each session to find out the exact time. We look forward to seeing you!

Species found 

2012-2013 Results
Maximum of each species seen in each paired observation days.

Species Nov 17 and 18 Dec 1  and 2 Dec 15 and 16 Dec 27 and Dec 28 Jan 12and Jan 13 Jan 26 and Jan 27 Feb 9 and Feb 10 Feb 23 and Feb 24 Mar 9 and Mar 10 Mar 23 and Mar 24 April 5 and April 6
Wild Turkey        2              
Turkey Vulture   3            
Red-tailed Hawk    2            
Sharp-shinned Hawk                    
Cooper's Hawk                  
Mourning Dove  5 13 10 8 18      
Rock Pigeon    2  4              
Great Horned Owl                      
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1 1 1 1 1        
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker                    
Downy Woodpecker  2 2 3 4 4        
Hairy Woodpecker  1 1 1 1 2        
Northern Flicker                  
Blue Jay       1      
American Crow  3          
Fish Crow                    
Common Raven 1
Black-capped Chickadee 5 4 4 4 4        
Tufted Titmouse 4 4 4 2 3        
Red-breasted Nuthatc 3 3  2  3        
White-breasted Nuthatch 2 2 2 1 2        
Brown Creeper    1                
Carolina Wren  2  1  1 1        
Ruby-crowned Kinglet                  
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
American Robin              
Northern Mockingbird                  
European Starling                    
Pine Warbler                    
American Tree Sparrow                      
Chipping Sparrow                      
Fox Sparrow                      
Song Sparrow  1   1            
White-throated Sparrow 3 5 1 2 2        
Dark-eyed Junco 4 3 3 2 3        
Eastern Towhee                      
Northern Cardinal 2 4 7 9 9        
Red-winged Blackbird                      
Common Grackle                  
Brown-headed Cowbird    4                  
Purple Finch                      
House Finch 5 6 4 4 4        
Common Redpoll                      
Pine Siskin                  
American Goldfinch 7 7 2 2        
House Sparrow  1                
TOTAL SPECIES 16 22 17 15 16            
TOTAL BIRDS 48 68 60 45 60            

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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