[TN-Bird] Results of Chattanooga CBC, December 17, 2016

  • From: "Tommie Rogers" <sundragon1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 07:54:08 -0500



From: Kevin A. Calhoon [mailto:kac@xxxxxxxxxx] ;
Sent: Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:40 PM
Subject: Results of Chattanooga CBC, December 17, 2016


The Chattanooga CBC was held on Saturday December 17. The temperatures were
in the 40's and it rained off and on throughout the day.   Twenty one
observers were in eight parties and counted 98 species (around average).
Highlights included:


23 Snow Geese - New high number for count

1 Brewer's Blackbird - Always great species for SE TN!

1 Redhead

14 Canvasbacks

1 Great Egret

2 Virginia Rails - Standifer Gap Marsh

1 House Wren

4 Orange-crowned Warblers




Sandhill Crane (seen day after count)

American Woodcock

Great Horned Owl

Fish Crow

White-crowned Sparrow

Purple Finch

Pine Siskin


Thanks to everyone who helped on the count!


Kevin Calhoon -Compilier


Kevin Calhoon

Assistant Curator of Forests

Tennessee Aquarium



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