Washington County Bird Club


Results of the Washington County CBC

Posted on February 6, 2010 at 9:05 AM

Washington County [MDWC]

Maryland Region

39.5667 degrees North x -77.7333 degrees West

Christmas Bird Count

Count Year: 110


Species Number 




Canada Goose

(Branta canadensis) 763 

American Black Duck

(Anas rubripes) 17


(Anas platyrhynchos) 388

Green-winged Teal

(Anas crecca) 2


(Bucephala albeola) 1 

Common Goldeneye

(Bucephala clangula) 0  CW

Common Merganser

(Mergus merganser) 0  CW

Wild Turkey

(Meleagris gallopavo) 4

Great Blue Heron (Blue form)

(Ardea herodias) 13

Great Egret

(Ardea alba) 1

Black Vulture

(Coragyps atratus) 55

Turkey Vulture

(Cathartes aura) 143

Bald Eagle

(Haliaeetus leucocephalus) 4

Sharp-shinned Hawk

(Accipiter striatus) 7

Cooper's Hawk

(Accipiter cooperii) 11

Red-shouldered Hawk

(Buteo lineatus) 11

Red-tailed Hawk

(Buteo jamaicensis) 45

American Kestrel

(Falco sparverius) 8


(Charadrius vociferus) 1 

Wilson's Snipe

(Gallinago delicata) 1

Ring-billed Gull

(Larus delawarensis) 5

Rock Pigeon

(Columba livia) 838 

Mourning Dove

(Zenaida macroura) 325

Eastern Screech-Owl

(Megascops asio) 4

Barred Owl

(Strix varia) 2

Belted Kingfisher

(Ceryle alcyon) 13 

Red-bellied Woodpecker

(Melanerpes carolinus) 92 

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

(Sphyrapicus varius) 24

Downy Woodpecker

(Picoides pubescens) 85

Hairy Woodpecker

(Picoides villosus) 13

Northern (Yellow-shafted) Flicker

(Colaptes auratus) 38

Pileated Woodpecker

(Dryocopus pileatus) 28 

Eastern Phoebe

(Sayornis phoebe) 3

Blue Jay

(Cyanocitta cristata) 108 

American Crow

(Corvus brachyrhynchos) 909

Fish Crow

(Corvus ossifragus) 3

Common Raven

(Corvus corax) 5

Horned Lark

(Eremophila alpestris) 7 

Carolina Chickadee

(Poecile carolinensis) 330

Tufted Titmouse

(Baeolophus bicolor) 190

White-breasted Nuthatch

(Sitta carolinensis) 71

Brown Creeper

(Certhia americana) 7

Carolina Wren

(Thryothorus ludovicianus) 121 

Winter Wren

(Troglodytes troglodytes) 10

Golden-crowned Kinglet

(Regulus satrapa) 18

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

(Regulus calendula) 6

Eastern Bluebird

(Sialia sialis) 301

Hermit Thrush

(Catharus guttatus) 3

American Robin

(Turdus migratorius) 1341 

Northern Mockingbird

(Mimus polyglottos) 91

European Starling

(Sturnus vulgaris) 7276

American Pipit

(Anthus rubescens) 58 US

Cedar Waxwing

(Bombycilla cedrorum) 246 

Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler

(Dendroica coronata) 33

Chipping Sparrow

(Spizella passerina) 1

Field Sparrow

(Spizella pusilla) 14

Song Sparrow

(Melospiza melodia) 52

Swamp Sparrow

(Melospiza georgiana) 7

White-throated Sparrow

(Zonotrichia albicollis) 389

White-crowned Sparrow

(Zonotrichia leucophrys) 38 

Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco

(Junco hyemalis) 706

Northern Cardinal

(Cardinalis cardinalis) 391

Common Grackle

(Quiscalus quiscula) 31 

Brown-headed Cowbird

(Molothrus ater) 15 

blackbird sp.

(Icterinae) 1

Purple Finch

(Carpodacus purpureus) 9

House Finch

(Carpodacus mexicanus) 179

Pine Siskin

(Carduelis pinus) 1

American Goldfinch

(Carduelis tristis) 207 

House Sparrow

(Passer domesticus) 320




Weather & Effort




Count Date: Dec 28, 2009


Number of Participants: 23


Number of Party Hours: 81.0

Species Reported: 68

Low Temperature: 27


High Temperature: 30


AM Weather: Partly cloudy

Rain: None

Snow: None

PM Weather: Partly cloudy

Rain: None

Snow: None






Compiler: Dave Weesner

Secondary Compiler(s):

Participants: Mark Abdey

Marcia Balestri

Doris Berger

Kathy Calvert

Susan Fabian

Tim Fabian

Shirley Ford

Robert Futcher

Tony Futcher

Bill Garren

Vern Gauthier

Pol Heiney

Helen Horrocks

Anna Hutzel

Judy Lilga

Floyd Murdoch

Tim Rahn

Dave Russel

Kate Weatherby

Dave Weesner

Betty Wolf

Larry Zaleski

Beth Zang




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