[TN-Bird] Hickory-Priest CBC results

  • From: "Richard Connors" <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> ("rconnorsphoto")
  • To: "tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2022 12:32:15 +0000 (UTC)

TN Birders,
The Hickory-Priest Christmas Bird Count, the Nashville area "Lakes Count", was 
conducted this year on December 31st., moved from the traditional Jan. 1st date 
due to weather. This rain date proved successful with 23 birders, counting in 4 
parties, tallied 92 species. About average for this count. Birds of note 
include Rufous Hummingbird at Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, 4 warbler species 
including a count-first Black-and-white Warbler, a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, and a 
Blue-headed Vireo count week. Duck numbers were unimpressive with 13 species; 
no unusual loons or grebes were found. See complete list below.Thanks to all 
participants, with special thanks to Scott Block for his help compiling data. 
Richard Connors, H-P count coordinator Nashville, TN
Canada Goose - 242Wood Duck - 5Gadwall - 11American Wigeon - 1Mallard - 
176Northern Shoveler - 7Northern Pintail - 1Green-winged Teal - 16Greater Scaup 
- 1Lesser Scaup - 3Bufflehead - 62Common Goldeneye - 4Hooded Merganser - 
29Ruddy Duck - 12Wild Turkey - 29Common Loon - 117Pied-billed Grebe - 63Horned 
Grebe - 115Double-crested Cormorant - 6American White Pelican - 1Great Blue 
Heron - 59Great Egret - 10Black-crowned Night-Heron - 4Black Vulture - 
153Turkey Vulture - 16Osprey - 1Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2Cooper's Hawk - 10Bald 
Eagle - 9Red-shouldered Hawk - 12Red-tailed Hawk - 13American Coot - 
1400Killdeer - 44American Woodcock - 6Bonaparte's Gull - 300Ring-billed Gull - 
1965Herring Gull - 4Rock Pigeon - 130Mourning Dove - 82Eastern Screech-Owl - 
1Great Horned Owl - 3Barred Owl - 6Rufous Hummingbird - 1Belted Kingfisher - 
14Red-bellied Woodpecker - 26Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 5Downy Woodpecker - 
26Hairy Woodpecker - 4Northern Flicker - 25Pileated Woodpecker - 5American 
Kestrel - 1Merlin - CWEastern Phoebe - 2Blue-headed Vireo - CWBlue Jay - 
81American Crow - 128Carolina Chickadee - 67Tufted Titmouse - 31White-breasted 
Nuthatch - 10Brown Creeper - 10Winter Wren - 7Carolina Wren - 63Blue-gray 
Gnatcatcher - 1Golden-crowned Kinglet - 25Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 21Eastern 
Bluebird - 108Hermit Thrush - 17American Robin - 686Northern Mockingbird - 
69Brown Thrasher - 10European Starling - 943American Pipit - 20Cedar Waxwing - 
182Black-and-white Warbler - 1Orange-crowned Warbler - 4Pine Warbler - 
4Yellow-rumped Warbler - 108Eastern Towhee - 16Chipping Sparrow - CWField 
Sparrow - 58Fox Sparrow - 4Song Sparrow - 42Swamp Sparrow - 10White-throated 
Sparrow - 111White-crowned Sparrow - 33Dark-eyed Junco - 28Northern Cardinal - 
96Red-winged Blackbird - 253Eastern Meadowlark - 14Rusty Blackbird - 4Common 
Grackle - 47Brown-headed Cowbird - 4House Finch - 57American Goldfinch - 
19House Sparrow - 100
Total Species - 92Total Number of Birds - 8732



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