Species

The Southwest Morris Winter Bird Count – 28 years from 1985 through 2012. The table below lists the species, number of years recorded (Yrs.), the percentage of years recorded (Pct.) and the average number of individuals per year (Avg.).

SPECIES Yrs. Pct. Avg.
Pied-billed Grebe 7 25% 0.4
Horned Grebe 1 4% 0.0
Great Blue Heron 27 96% 5.7
Mute Swan 27 96% 30.9
Greater White-fronted Goose 2 7% 0.1
Snow Goose 7 25% 0.7
Canada Goose 28 100% 3,239.9
Wood Duck 14 50% 1.3
Green-winged Teal 17 61% 5.1
American Black Duck 28 100% 84.2
Mallard 28 100% 593.4
Northern Pintail 20 71% 1.6
Northern Shoveler 5 18% 0.5
Gadwall 26 93% 18.5
American Wigeon 20 71% 4.1
Canvasback 6 21% 0.8
Redhead 7 25% 0.5
Ring-necked Duck 27 96% 82.9
Greater Scaup 3 11% 0.1
Lesser Scaup 5 18% 1.2
Common Goldeneye 14 50% 2.9
Bufflehead 19 68% 10.1
Hooded Merganser 20 71% 20.9
Common Merganser 19 68% 28.6
Red-breasted Merganser 1 4% 0.0
Ruddy Duck 15 54% 9.6
Black Vulture 17 61% 17.1
Turkey Vulture 26 93% 53.6
Bald Eagle 8 29% 0.6
Northern Harrier 14 50% 0.9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27 96% 4.5
Cooper’s Hawk 23 82% 3.9
Northern Goshawk 3 11% 0.1
Red-shouldered Hawk 19 68% 1.0
Red-tailed Hawk 28 100% 36.7
Rough-legged Hawk 2 7% 0.1
American Kestrel 17 61% 1.8
Merlin 4 14% 0.1
Ring-necked Pheasant 26 93% 4.5
Ruffed Grouse 11 39% 0.9
Wild Turkey 19 68% 13.1
Virginia Rail 3 11% 0.1
American Coot 24 86% 13.0
Killdeer 28 100% 9.4
Least Sandpiper 1 4% 0.0
Common Snipe 23 82% 3.4
American Woodcock 3 11% 0.1
Ring-billed Gull 28 100% 375.3
Herring Gull 28 100% 212.7
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 7% 0.1
Great Black-backed Gull 23 82% 29.9
Rock Pigeon 28 100% 216.9
Mourning Dove 28 100% 192.5
Common Barn-Owl 2 7% 0.1
Eastern Screech-Owl 28 100% 8.6
Great Horned Owl 27 96% 10.7
Barred Owl 16 57% 0.9
Long-eared Owl 6 21% 0.3
Northern Saw-whet Owl 4 14% 0.1
Belted Kingfisher 28 100% 7.6
Red-headed Woodpecker 2 7% 0.1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 28 100% 37.9
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 25 89% 3.9
Downy Woodpecker 28 100% 65.9
Hairy Woodpecker 28 100% 13.3
Northern Flicker 28 100% 18.7
Pileated Woodpecker 25 89% 3.8
Eastern Phoebe 7 25% 0.4
Horned Lark 21 75% 90.5
Blue Jay 28 100% 208.3
American Crow 28 100% 1,366.7
Fish Crow 15 54% 2.3
Common Raven 5 18% 0.5
Black-capped Chickadee 28 100% 228.6
Tufted Titmouse 28 100% 177.0
Red-breasted Nuthatch 21 75% 3.0
White-breasted Nuthatch 28 100% 63.1
Brown Creeper 28 100% 6.5
Carolina Wren 28 100% 18.3
Winter Wren 26 93% 5.5
Marsh Wren 1 4% 0.0
Golden-crowned Kinglet 28 100% 22.8
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 25 89% 3.2
Eastern Bluebird 26 93% 61.4
Hermit Thrush 27 96% 11.8
American Robin 28 100% 637.4
Gray Catbird 20 71% 1.7
Northern Mockingbird 28 100% 38.0
Brown Thrasher 5 18% 0.2
American Pipit 4 14% 0.3
Cedar Waxwing 28 100% 108.7
Northern Shrike 4 14% 0.2
European Starling 26 93% 787.9
Orange-crowned Warbler 1 4% 0.0
Yellow-rumped Warbler 27 96% 13.6
Pine Warbler 1 4% 0.0
Northern Cardinal 28 100% 145.3
Eastern Towhee 10 36% 0.5
American Tree Sparrow 28 100% 173.4
Chipping Sparrow 4 14% 0.1
Field Sparrow 26 93% 6.8
Savannah Sparrow 10 36% 0.8
Fox Sparrow 18 64% 1.9
Song Sparrow 28 100% 114.0
Swamp Sparrow 26 93% 7.4
White-throated Sparrow 28 100% 330.7
White-crowned Sparrow 12 43% 2.0
Harris’ Sparrow 2 7% 0.1
Dark-eyed Junco 28 100% 472.0
Lapland Longspur 3 11% 0.2
Snow Bunting 9 32% 12.5
Red-winged Blackbird 25 89% 86.6
Eastern Meadowlark 3 11% 0.1
Rusty Blackbird 27 96% 16.9
Common Grackle 17 61% 833.5
Brown-headed Cowbird 23 82% 67.8
“Northern” Oriole 1 4% 0.0
Purple Finch 24 86% 15.3
House Finch 28 100% 209.9
Red Crossbill 1 4% 0.1
White-winged Crossbill 1 4% 0.0
Common Redpoll 7 25% 10.7
Pine Siskin 14 50% 14.0
American Goldfinch 28 100% 91.7
Evening Grosbeak 3 11% 0.5
House Sparrow 28 100% 233.3
Total Individuals 12,213.8

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