[TN-Bird] Carter Co. Summer Count

  • From: "Richard Knight" <rknight8@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bristol-birds" <bristol-birds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "tn-bird" <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:39:36 -0400

The Carter Co. Summer Bird Count was conducted for the 20th time on 
8 June 2013.  Nineteen observers in 5 parties reported a total of 121 species.
This establishes a new high for this count, eclipsing 118 species found in 2008.
The average of the previous 19 years was 112 species.

Over the 20 year run of this count 149 species have been found; 81 species
occurred every year while 16 occurred in just one year.

Unexpected finds this year were Black-crowned Night-Heron and White-
throated Sparrow.  The only notable miss this year was Great Horned Owl.

The list for this year:
Canada Goose  137
Wood Duck  6
Mallard  68
N. Bobwhite  1
Ruffed Grouse  7
Wild Turkey  12
Great Blue Heron  14
Green Heron  4
Black-cr. Night-Heron  2
Yellow-cr. Night-Heron  3
Black Vulture  6
Turkey Vulture  51
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Cooper's Hawk  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Broad-winged Hawk  9
Red-tailed Hawk  9
Am. Kestrel  2
Killdeer  4
Am. Woodcock  2
Rock Pigeon  66
Eur. Collared-Dove  2
Mourning Dove  73
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  2
E. Screech-Owl  5
Barred Owl  1
Com. Nighthawk  1
Chuck-will's-widow  2
E. Whip-poor-will  10
Chimney Swift  52
Ruby-thr. Hummingbird  28
Belted Kingfisher  14
Red-bellied Woodpecker  17
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  2
Downy Woodpecker  7
Hairy Woodpecker  1
N. Flicker  14
Pileated Woodpecker  17
E. Wood-Pewee  19
Acadian Flycatcher  30
Alder Flycatcher  5
Willow Flycatcher  1
Least Flycatcher  2
E. Phoebe  39
Great Crested Flycatcher  5
E. Kingbird  12
White-eyed Vireo  4
Yellow-thr. Vireo  2
Blue-headed Vireo  36
Red-eyed Vireo  119
Blue Jay  42
Am. Crow  118
Com. Raven  4
Purple Martin  22
Tree Swallow  96
N. Rough-wg. Swallow  71
Cliff Swallow  97
Barn Swallow  157
Carolina Chickadee 57
Tufted Titmouse  44
Red-br. Nuthatch  8
White-br. Nuthatch  11
Brown Creeper  3
Carolina Wren  49
House Wren  46
Winter Wren  6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  21
Golden-cr. Kinglet  12
E. Bluebird  37
Veery  26
Hermit Thrush  2
Wood Thrush  37
Am. Robin  282
Gray Catbird  25
N. Mockingbird  35
Brown Thrasher  28
Eur. Starling  389
Cedar Waxwing  76
Ovenbird  80
Worm-eating Warbler  6
La. Waterthrush  5
Golden-wg. Warbler  3
Black-and-white Warbler  30
Kentucky Warbler  1
Com. Yellowthroat  16
Hooded Warbler  100
Am. Redstart  6
N. Parula  6
Magnolia Warbler  3
Blackburnian Warbler  8
Yellow Warbler  2
Chestnut-sd. Warbler  31
Black-thr. Blue Warbler  21
Pine Warbler  2
Yellow-thr. Warbler  13
Black-thr. Green Warbler  28
Canada Warbler  26
Yellow-br. Chat  3
E. Towhee  93
Chipping Sparrow  99
Field Sparrow  37
Vesper Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  138
White-thr. Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  92
Scarlet Tanager  32
N. Cardinal  65
Rose-br. Grosbeak  5
Blue Grosbeak  4
Indigo Bunting  130
Red-wg. Blackbird  80
E. Meadowlark  17
Com. Grackle  30
Brown-hd. Cowbird  39
Orchard Oriole  12
Baltimore Oriole  5
House Finch  28
Red Crossbill  6
Pine Siskin  2
Am. Goldfinch  83
House Sparrow  31
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Rick Knight
Johnson City, TN

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