Mad Island Marsh Christmas Bird Count
Page 7

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
 
Palm Warbler
 
15
 
 
3
 
2
1
 
2
 
3
26
 
Black & White Warbler
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
 
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
 
 
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
2nd year!
OVENBIRD
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2nd year
Northern Waterthrush
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0
missed
Common Yellowthroat
4
13
15
8
25
7
2
4
1
31
2
4
116
low
Wilson's Warbler
 
 
2
4
1
2
 
1
 
 
 
 
10
highest
Yellow-breasted Chat
 
 
 
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
 
GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
NEW
Spotted Towhee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0
missed
Eastern Towhee
 
 
1
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
low
Chipping Sparrow
 
8
42
1
 
4
 
 
2
5
 
6
68
 
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
 
15
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16
4th year!
Field Sparrow
 
32
 
1
1
3
 
 
1
1
 
9
48
 
Vesper Sparrow
6
4
 
 
5
2
 
 
 
1
 
2
20
low
Lark Sparrow
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
3
 
Savannah Sparrow
57
68
19
  48
190
90
156
100
104
4079
4
100
4967
!
Grasshopper Sparrow
 
5
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
5
13
 
HENSLOW'S SPARROW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
 
 
2
3rd year
Le Conte's Sparrow
 
1
 
 
 
 
10
5
1
67
 
 
84
 
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6
 
 
7
low
Seaside Sparrow
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
352
3
1
359
highest!
Fox Sparrow
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
Song Sparrow
 
15
3
15
 
2
 
 
16
6
 
5
62
 
Lincoln's Sparrow
3
42
53
13 
40
6
5
2
 
17
 
7
175
 
Swamp Sparrow
1
51
23
5
3
13
 
15
23
41
1
38
214
 
White-throated Sparrow
1
7
13
25
30
24
 
1
 
3
 
 
104
lowest
White-crowned Sparrow
1
30
3
 
 
1
2
 
 
1
 
 
38
low

Northern Cardinal

28
123
108
300
82
59
7
5
9
11
5
54
791
 
Indigo Bunting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0
missed
Red-winged Blackbird
160
1379
2200
20000
1635
4000
510000
15000
470
525000
150
1153
1117147
 
Eastern Meadowlark
49
125
18
12
66
25
65
35
180
330
2
143
1050
 
Western Meadowlark
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
1
 
YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
2nd year
 
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