Mad Island Marsh Christmas Bird Count
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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
 
Wood Duck       5                 5 low
Gadwall 110 2       21   307 24 315 385 40 1204  
American Wigeon 300             31     80 2 413  
Mallard 2   16   6 2     31 8     65 high
Mottled Duck 2         16   26 40 18 9 4 115 low
Blue-winged Teal   30       12   4 110 23     179  
Cinnamon Teal           1     4       5  
Northern Shoveler 8 4       43   26 12 68 50 1 212 low
Northern Pintail 7 1       3 1 10   66 9 11 108 lowest
Green-winged Teal 2 2       26   95 27 22 591   765 low
Canvasback   1         4           5 lowest
Redhead                 12 1 200   213 low
Ring-necked Duck           1   2 1 1     5 lowest
Greater Scaup 2               6   28   36  
Lesser Scaup 7 30       14   120   33 850 10 1064 low
Surf Scoter 13                       13  
White-winged Scoter 2                   2   4  
Black Scoter                     2   2  
Bufflehead 10         1   17   15 814   857 high
Common Goldeneye   1       1   5 1   40   48 low
Hooded Merganser 10                     4 14 low
Red-breasted Merganser 31         2     1   254 2 290  
Ruddy Duck 10         40   32 5 11 1   99  
Osprey 9 8 6 2 24 15 7 4 7 11 22 9 124  
White-tailed Kite   2 2   3 1 1   3 8 3 2 25  
Bald Eagle   2 1  2   3 1           7 highest
Northern Harrier 20 27   6 7 28 42 6 32 67 35 22 292 low!
Sharp-shinned Hawk   1 2 4     1 1   1     10 highest

Cooper's Hawk

  5   2 2     3   1   1 14  
Harris's Hawk                         0 missed
Red-shouldered Hawk   5 14 6 3 5     3 1   12 49 high
White-tailed Hawk 1 4   2 1 1 1 2 9 6   7 34 !
Red-tailed Hawk 3 48 12 12 9 35 23 4 13 21 23 19 222 highest
Ferruginous Hawk             1         2 3  
Crested Caracara 6 11 3 3 2 22 30   17 12 2 26 134 highest!
 
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