Mad Island Marsh Christmas Bird Count
Page 1

17 December 2001

CBC - Main
Legend:
Pen - Peninsula
Mat - Matagorda
STP - Reliant Energy South Texas Project
W. Roads - Western Roads
TNC - The Nature Conservancy - Mad Island Marsh Preserve
WMA - Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. Mad Island Wildlife Management Area
NEW - New species for CBC
! - might be highest count in the nation this year
Bold Face - highest tally by section
Species
Pen
Mat
Sel
Equi
River
STP
W. Roads
Smith Marsh
TNC
WMA
Bay
Rover
TOTAL
 
PACIFIC LOON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
1
4th year
Common Loon
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
1
 
13
 
17
 
...loon, sp.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
1
 
LEAST GREBE
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
4th year
Pied-billed Grebe
18
52
 
 
2
29
2
2
5
18
2
21
151
lowest
Horned Grebe
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
400
1
402
 
Eared Grebe
3
 
 
 
 
4
 
 
 
6
20
 
33
lowest
Northern Gannet
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
 
American White Pelican
679
47
 
 
47
216
24
56
159
40
600
212
2080
 
Brown Pelican
67
48
 
 
42
3
 
4
40
22
149
110
485
 
Neotropic Cormorant
25
38
 
 
12
2
 
6
11
17
59
31
201
 
Double-crested Cormorant
327
56
 
 
21
245
43
3
2
102
826
39
1664
 
Anhinga
 
8
 
1
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
 
American Bittern
 
 
 
 
2
1
 
2
1
3
 
 
9
low
Great Blue Heron
83
32
17
2
21
34
22
8
24
135
75
28
481
!
Great Egret
266
124
 
1
24
32
14
18
16
950
5
46
1556
high!
Snowy Egret
105
106
 
 
31
18
18
9
25
850
285
108
1555
high!
Little Blue Heron
20
3
 
 
1
15
10
48
16
30
4
9
156
 
Tricolored Heron
20
1
 
 
3
3
1
18
2
270
157
5
480
 
Reddish Egret
16
 
 
 
5
 
 
 
 
1
3
5
30
 
Cattle Egret
 
89
 
75
40
1
2
33
4
4
 
5
253
 
Green Heron
 
 
 
 
1
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
 
Black-crowned Night-Heron
14
50
 
 
5
2
7
50
 
240
 
1
369
highest
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
 
1
 
1
2
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
5
low
White Ibis
250
154
7
 
16
40
20
60
50
422
132
80
1231
 
GLOSSY IBIS
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2nd year
White-faced Ibis
 
6
 
 
 
29
185
 
 
702
 
40
962
 
Roseate Spoonbill
158
13
 
 
8
2
6
9
9
18
81
85
389
!
Black Vulture
 
38
93
50
27
10
66
 
60
6
 
124
474
high
Turkey Vulture
49
359
68
50
61
51
35
16
29
60
50
334
1162
highest
Black-bellied Whistling Duck
 
 
 
 
 
36
 
 
 
 
 
4
40
high
Greater White-fronted Goose
 
540
305
50
 
600
500
7
200
443
100
86
2831
 
Snow Goose
300
5414
517
565
791
265
2000
4260
1812
4700
3030
2570
26224
 
Ross' Goose
 
13
1
 
2
1
 
17
2
176
3
1
780
 
Canada Goose
65
 
 
189
1
200
 
311
69
3
 
838
lowest
 
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