Kent County Birding - Bird Count

Kent County Bird Club
A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society

 

MOS May Bird Count: Kent County, May 14, 2011


Canada Goose - 87
Mute Swan - 1
Wood Duck - 18
American Wigeon - 2
American Black Duck - 7
Mallard - 69
Ring–necked Duck – 3 – Chestertown Treatment Plant
Northern Bobwhite - 1
Common Loon- 1
Ruddy Duck - 3
Double-crested Cormorant - 182
Great Blue Heron - 33
Great Egret - 1
Cattle Egret - 1 – Rock Hall
Least Bittern - 12 – Eastern Neck Island
Green Heron - 5
Sora - 1 – Eastern Neck Island
Wild Turkey - 5
Black Vulture - 54
Turkey Vulture - 108
Osprey - 91
Bald Eagle - 16 ad, 11 imm – 27
Virginia Rail – 3 – 1 at Eastern Neck & 2 at Heron Pt.
Cooper’s Hawk - 1
Red-shouldered Hawk - 2
Red-tailed Hawk - 9
American Kestrel - 1
American Coot - 1
Black–bellied Plover - 272
Semipalmated Plover – 54
Lesser Yellowlegs - 8
Greater Yellowlegs – 2
Least Sandpiper - 68
Spoted Sandpiper – 2
Solitary Sandpiper – 4
Semipalmated Sandpiper – 7
Killdeer - 9
Dunlin - 4 – Tolchester
Laughing Gull - 15
Ring-billed Gull - 657
Herring Gull - 5
Great Black-backed Gull - 16 – Rock Hall
Caspian Tern - 6 – Eastern Neck Island
Least Tern - 19
Forster’s Tern - 28
Rock Pigeon - 12
Mourning Dove - 61
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 1
Eastern Screech-Owl - 1
Great Horned Owl - 2
Barred Owl - 6
Chimney Swift – 51
Eastern Phoebe – 5
Short–billed Dowitcher - 3 – Eastern Neck Island
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 7
Wilson’s Snipe - 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 48
Downy Woodpecker - 9
Hairy Woodpecker - 5
Northern Flicker - 4
Pileated Woodpecker - 6
Eastern Wood-Pewee - 24
Acadian Flycatcher - 41
Orchard Oriole – 59
Baltimore Oriole – 11
House Finch - 30
American Goldfinch - 77
House Sparrow - 136

Eastern Phoebe - 15
Great Crested Flycatcher - 62
Eastern Kingbird - 39
White-eyed Vireo - 34
Red-eyed Vireo - 91
Yellow–eyed Vireo – 4
Warbling Vireo – 2
Blue Jay - 25
American Crow – 63
Fish Crow – 23
Crow (sp) - 2
Horned Lark - 32
Purple Martin – 110
Tree Swallow - 31
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 10
Bank Swallow – 14
Barn Swallow - 282
Carolina Chickadee - 42
Tufted Titmouse - 43
White-breasted Nuthatch - 5
Brown-headed Nuthatch - 4 – Eastern Neck Island
Carolina Wren - 71
House Wren - 3
Marsh Wren - 2
Blue–gray Gnatcatcher - 31
Eastern Bluebird - 25
Veery - 2
Wood Thrush - 51
Gray–cheeked Trush – 2
Swainson’s Thrush – 1
Northern Waterthrush – 1
Louisiana Waterthrush – 2
American Robin - 542
Gray Catbird - 48
Northern Mockingbird - 83
Brown Thrasher - 26
European Starling - 412
Cedar Waxwing - 59
Northern Parula - 15
Chestnut-sided Warbler - 1
Magnolia Warbler - 3
Black-throated Green Warbler - 2
Yellow Warbler - 9
Yellow–rumped Warbler - 5
Yellow–throated Warbler - 2
Black-and-white Warbler - 10
Blackburnian Warbler - 1
Blackpoll Warbler – 11
Prothonotary Warbler – 4 – E. of Kent County
Warm–easting Warbler – 9 – E. of Kent County
Wilson’s Warbler - 1
Kentucky Warbler – 8
American Redstart – 5
Ovenbird - 56
Common Yellowthroat - 95
Thrush - 1
Eastern Towhee - 33
Chipping Sparrow - 104
Field Sparrow - 36
Savannah Sparrow - 4
Song Sparrow - 27
Grasshopper Sparrow – 24
Northern Cardinal - 193
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 3
Blue Grosbeak - 41
Indigo Bunting - 268
Dickcissel – 3 – Sassafras–Caldwell Rd
Scarlet Tanager - 34
Red-winged Blackbird - 566
Eastern Meadowlark - 2
Common Grackle - 598
Brown-headed Cowbird - 82

Total Species–7059
Bold type indicates unusual species or high count.

8 Observers
Party Hours: 39.25 hours (20.25 on foot, 19.0 by car)

Party Miles: 229.7 miles (17.7 on foot, 229.7 by car)

Observers: Walter Ellison; Jack Foehrenbach; Jennifer Nitsch; Nancy Martin; Kathleen O’Connor; Jared & Zach Parks; Dan Small.  

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