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Sorry for the late report. Time flies by this time of year!



The Champlain Islands/St. Albans CBC was held Sunday Dec 18. Here are the
highlights:



We saw over 28,000 birds covering 70 species. These numbers will probably
change.



We saw most all the expected species and this will not be a complete
listing, just the more interesting ones.


Canada Goose new high count- 6268

*Cackling Goose-CW

*Wood Duck- CW

Ring-necked Duck-1

*Red-throated Loon-1

Common Loon-9

Horned Grebe tied high count- 62

**EARED GREBE- 3 needs Rare Bird report

**WESTERN GREBE-1 needs Rare Bird report

*Red-necked Grebe-1

Bald Eagle tied high count-5

Northern Harrier new high count- 7

Cooper’s Hawk tied high count-7

American Kestrel-1

Merlin-1

*Snowy Owl-1 (not found the following day)

*Belted Kingfisher-1

Northern Flicker-2

Carolina Wren-2

Eastern Bluebird-4

Song Sparrow-3

*White-crowned Sparrow-1

*Dickcissel- 1



Good luck to all the remaining CBC to be held. Happy Holidays to all!

Liz Alton

-- 
Liz Alton:
"Keep a green tree in your heart; perhaps a singing bird will come."
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