Bird Feeder Survey: Summer 2020

by | Jul 7, 2020 | Bird Feeder Survey

This is the last report from our Fall ’19-Spring ‘20 survey. I wish to thank everyone who participated and look forward to starting again in November, please have a happy and safe summer.

For this survey period we had 5 participants, Banaszak, Fogarty, Kremer Parrott, Merryman and Unterschuetz, the 4 areas represented were Babylon, Blue Point, Lindenhurst, and West Sayville. Alisa Kremer-Parrott was sad to observe a Cooper’s Hawk kill a male Cardinal at her feeder, and she also saw a Little Brown Bat at dusk in her yard. The GSBAS Feeder Survey has been run for many years. The reward of the survey is to bring awareness of nature to our doorstep and share our observations with others. Anyone is welcome to join the survey at any time during the counting period from November to March.

Survey Data: March 2020
Red-tailed Hawk 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2
Cooper’s hawk 1
Rock pigeon 0
Mourning Dove 32
Monk Parakeet 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 6
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 0
Downy Woodpecker 7
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 0
Blue Jay 17
American Crow 17
Black-capped Chickadee 8
Tufted Titmouse 0
Red-breasted Nuthatch 0
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
Carolina Wren 7
American Robin 10
Northern Mockingbird 6
Brown Thrasher 0
European Starling 63
Towhee 0
Fox Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 5
White-throated Sparrow 6
Dark-eyed Junco 1
Northern Cardinal 16
Red-winged Blackbird 7
Common Grackle 34
Brown-headed Cowbird 0
House Finch 20
American Goldfinch 6
House Sparrow 24

Mallards 2

Photo credit: Shiloh Schulte

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