IDNC Annual Christmas Bird Count at the Lawson Nature Reserve.

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Thanks are extended to the eight club members who participated in this year’s annual Christmas Bird Count, held on December 28. Sightings of 15 species from the two-hour walk are noted below along with count numbers from December 2017, for comparison.

Species

2018

2017

American Goldfinch

35

17

Northern Cardinal

13

9

Dark-Eyed Junco

7

36

American Tree Sparrow

0

1

Brown Creeper

0

2

White-breasted Nuthatch

11

9

Black-capped Chickadee

43

23

American Crow

5

3

Blue Jay

5

18

Mourning Dove

1

11

Canada Geese

45

22

Herring Gull

1

0

Hairy Woodpecker

1

0

Downy Woodpecker

12

9

Red-bellied Woodpecker

3

4

Ducks (unidentified)

15

0

Red-tailed Hawk

1

0

 

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