2015 Fieldtrip Results

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February 14, 2015
Great Backyard Bird Count
Wildcat Hills Nature Center, Gering Cemetery, River Rd, Chilibaba, Menards, Berggren's and along the roads.

Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle
American kestrel
Prairie Falcon
American Coot
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
Black Billed Magpie
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch 
Pygmy Nuthatch
Marsh Wren
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend’s Solitaire
American Robin
European Starling
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Purple Finch
Cassin’s Finch
House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow

 

March 14th, 2015
Field trip to lakes and ponds including;
Winter's Creek Lake, Lake Alice, Little Lake Alice, Chilibaba, Menards Pond, Berggren's Pond, CR F Pond

Greater White-fronted Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ring-necked Pheasant
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle
American kestrel
Prairie Falcon
American Coot
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch 
Pygmy Nuthatch
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend’s Solitaire
American Robin
European Starling
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Cassin’s Finch
House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow

 

 
May 23, 2015
Scotts Bluff County Spring Bird Count


Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Common Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Wild Turkey
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
White-faced Ibis
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Willet
Spotted Sandpiper
Upland Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Wilson’s Snipe
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Ring-billed Gull
Forster’s Tern
Black Tern
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Burrowing Owl
Chimney Swift
White-throated Swift
Red-headed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Western Wood-Pewee
Least Flycatcher
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Empid sp.
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Warbling Vireo
Blue Jay
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Horned Lark
Violet-green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallo
Black-capped Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Pygmy Nuthatch
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Swainson’s Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
American Redstart
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson’s Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Lazuli X Indigo Bunting hybrid
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Bullock’s Oriole
Cassin’s Finch
House Finch
Red Crossbill
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow

 

June 6, 2015
Trip to Smith Lake

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Gadwall
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Canvasback
Redhead
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Wild Turkey
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Killdeer
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Willet
Upland Sandpiper
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Ring-billed Gull
Forster’s Tern
Black Tern
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Burrowing Owl
Common Nighthawk
Red-headed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Western Wood-Pewee
Say’s Phoebe
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Loggerhead Shrike
Warbling Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Eastern Bluebird
American Robin
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Yellow Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Lark Bunting
Grasshopper Sparrow
Blue Grosbeak
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Bullock’s Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

 

June 13, 2015
Wrights Gap Road Field Trip
includes Cochran Lake and WCH Nature Center

Canada Goose (Cochran Lake)
Mallard
Northern Shoveler (Cochran Lake)
Ruddy Duck (Cochran Lake)
Ring-necked Pheasant
Wild Turkey
Eared Grebe (Cochran Lake)
Western Grebe (Cochran Lake)
Great Blue Heron (Cochran Lake)
Turkey Vulture
Cooper’s Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Killdeer
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
White-throated Swift
Say’s Phoebe
Cassin’s Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark
Violet-green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee (WCH Nature Ctr)
Rock Wren
House Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Mountain Bluebird (WCH Nature Ctr)
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-breasted Chat
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Lark Bunting
Grasshopper Sparrow
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Dickcissel
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
House Finch
Red Crossbill (WCH Nature Ctr)
Pine Siskin (WCH Nature Ctr)
Lesser Goldfinch (WCH Nature Ctr)
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

 
June 20, 2015
Oliver Res. and area Kimball County NE

RMBO BioBlitz

Canada Goose
Mallard
Pied-billed Grebe
Western Grebe
American White Pelican
Swainson ’s hawk
Killdeer
Eurasian collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Common Nighthawk
Northern Flicker
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Warbling Vireo
Blue Jay
Horned Lark
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
House Wren
American Robin
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
Yellow Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Lark Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Bullock’s Oriole
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

A side trip to Bushnell
Red-tailed Hawk
Rock Pigeon
Say’s Phoebe
Lark Bunting
Grasshopper Sparrow
Blue Grosbeak

Turkey Vultures on the way home

 

September 12-13 Fall Bird Count

Canada Goose

Wood Duck

Mallard

Blue-winged Teal

Ring-necked Pheasant

Pied-billed Grebe

American White Pelican

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Turkey Vulture

Osprey

Bald Eagle

Cooper’s Hawk

Swainson’s Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

American Kestrel

Killdeer

American Avocet

Greater Yellowlegs

Spotted Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Baird’s Sandpiper

Ring-billed Gull

Rock Pigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Mourning Dove

Great Horned Owl

Common Nighthawk

Belted Kingfisher

Red-headed Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

empid sp.

Say’s Phoebe

Cassin’s Kingbird—these guys were all over in the Carter Canyon area

Blue Jay

Black-billed Magpie

Horned Lark

Barn Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Pygmy Nuthatch

Rock Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Eastern Bluebird

Mountain Bluebird

American Robin

Brown Thrasher

European Starling

Spotted Towhee

Chipping Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Northern Cardinal

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Common Grackle

Great-tailed Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow

 

October 10, 2015
Lakes and Ponds field trip

Canada Goose

Wood Duck

Gadwall

American Wigeon

Mallard

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Redhead

Ring-necked Pheasant

Pied-billed Grebe

Western Grebe

American White Pelican

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Turkey Vulture

Bald Eagle

Cooper’s Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Ferruginous Hawk

American Kestrel

American Coot

Sandhill Crane—We saw 3 birds flying over Little Lake Alice in the morning.  In the late afternoon Kathy DeLara went to Kiowa WMA and found the family of 4 cranes that had nested successfully in that area this summer.  All birds were silent.

Killdeer

Greater Yellowlegs

Franklin’s Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Rock Pigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Mourning Dove

Common Nighthawk

Belted Kingfisher

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Northern Shrike

Blue Jay

Black-billed Magpie

American Crow

Horned Lark

American Robin

European Starling

Cedar Waxwing

Orange-crowned Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Wilson’s Warbler

Spotted Towhee

Vesper Sparrow

Song Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Common Grackle

House Finch

House Sparrow

 
December 14, 2015
Christmas Bird Count
 

Cackling Goose   63

Canada Goose   2855

Wood Duck 1

Gadwall  count week

American Wigeon  255

Mallard  461

Northern Shoveler  1

Northern Pintail  1

Redhead  8

Ring-necked Duck  71  (high)

Lesser Scaup  5

Common Goldeneye  86

Ring-necked Pheasant  29

Wild Turkey 4   

Bald Eagle 
 5 adult 
 5 immature

Northern Harrier  count week

Sharp-shinned Hawk  4

Cooper’s Hawk  2

Red-tailed Hawk  23

Ferruginous Hawk  2

Rough-legged Hawk  9

buteo species 6

American Kestrel  29

Prairie Falcon  1

American Coot  180

Killdeer  1

Rock Pigeon  528

Eurasian Collared-Dove  943  (high)

Mourning Dove  9

Great Horned Owl  count week

Belted Kingfisher  8

Downy Woodpecker  6

Northern Flicker  
  5 red-shafted,
 1 yellow-shafted,
 9 orange-shafted,
 14 unknown

Northern Shrike  1

Blue Jay  68

Black-billed Magpie  24

American Crow  2

Horned Lark  1058

Black-capped Chickadee  10

Red-breasted Nuthatch  3

White-breasted Nuthatch  count week

Townsend’s Solitaire  1

American Robin  272

European Starling  567

American Pipit  1  1st time

Cedar Waxwing  11

American Tree Sparrow  66

Song Sparrow  3

White-crowned Sparrow  446  high

Dark-eyed Junco
  175 Oregon,
 39 pink-sided, 
 29 slate-colored,
 95 unknown

Northern Cardinal  2

Red-winged Blackbird  390

meadowlark species  198

House Finch  170

Pine Siskin  115

American Goldfinch  74

House Sparrow  288