GBBC 2009 Day 3 Results

by John Briggs on February 15, 2009

in Blog, Weekend Birding

GBBC 2009 Day 3 Maine Results

GBBC 2009 Day 3 Maine Results

As day 3 of the 2009 Great Backyard Bird Count winds down, I thought I would go over a few results from the state of Maine so far. Note: All data and maps are courtesy of the GBBC. Data updated at 3:00 p.m.

 

Total number of species: 89
Total number of birds: 25,034
Total number of checklists: 402

Top 5 Reporting Areas
Blue Hill – 19 checklists
Bangor – 18 checklists
Rangeley – 14 checklists
Portland – 13 checklists
Unity – 10 checklists

Top 5 Birds Reported
Herring Gull – 3.646
Common Eider – 1,914
Black-capped Chickadee – 1,816
American Goldfinch – 1,787
Common Redpoll – 1,519

For my locality – Bath, Maine
Checklists – 5
Number of Species – 29
Total Birds – 160
Top Species – Black-capped Chickadee

Three of the checklists for the Bath area are ours. The other 3 that we submitted are for the Phippsburg area. The rundown for the Phippsburg area: 5 checklists, 38 species and a total of 487 birds.

As promised, here are the results from yesterdays and todays yard counts.

Locality: 04530, Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME
Observation Date: FEB 14, 2009
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Total Birding Time: 1 hour
Party Size: 1
Skill: excellent
Weather: excellent
Snow Depth: 6 – 8 in (15.2 – 20.3 cm)
Habitat(s):
deciduous woods
coniferous woods
rural
freshwater
salt water
Number of Species: 18
All Reported: yes
Checklist:
Bald Eagle – 1
Mourning Dove – 14
Downy Woodpecker – 3
Hairy Woodpecker – 2
Blue Jay – 8
American Crow – 14
Black-capped Chickadee – 7
Tufted Titmouse – 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch – 4
White-breasted Nuthatch – 2
Brown Creeper – 2
American Robin – 1
European Starling – 2
White-throated Sparrow – 2
Dark-eyed Junco – 11
Northern Cardinal – 4
Pine Siskin – 16
American Goldfinch – 14

Locality: 04530, Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME
Observation Date: FEB 15, 2009
Start Time: 12:45 PM
Total Birding Time: 1 hour
Party Size: 1
Skill: excellent
Weather: good
Snow Depth: 6 – 8 in (15.2 – 20.3 cm)
Habitat(s):
deciduous woods
coniferous woods
rural
freshwater
salt water
Number of Species: 23
All Reported: yes
Checklist:
Red-tailed Hawk – 2
Mourning Dove – 12
Downy Woodpecker – 4
Hairy Woodpecker – 2
Pileated Woodpecker – 1
Blue Jay – 8
American Crow – 7
Black-capped Chickadee – 6
Tufted Titmouse – 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch – 4
White-breasted Nuthatch – 3
Brown Creeper – 3
American Robin – 7
European Starling – 4
Cedar Waxwing – 33
American Tree Sparrow – 11
Song Sparrow – 1
White-throated Sparrow – 2
Dark-eyed Junco – 15
Northern Cardinal – 4
Common Redpoll – 3
Pine Siskin – 21
American Goldfinch – 17

Happy birding!

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