ST. LUCIE AUDUBON SOCIETY

2009 CHRISTMAS COUNT

Jan. 2, 2010
Number of Party Hours: 107.5
Species reported on count date: 113
 
Species Number
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 23
Wood Duck 1
Mallard 34
Mottled Duck 95
Canvasback 6
Ring-necked Duck 5
Lesser Scaup 20
Hooded Merganser 40
Red-breasted Merganser 1
Pied-billed Grebe 28
Northern Gannet 83
Brown Pelican 394
Double-crested Cormorant 172
Anhinga 65
Magnificent Frigatebird 2
Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 83
Great Blue Heron (White form) 1
Great Egret 118
Snowy Egret 40
Little Blue Heron 85
Tricolored Heron 38
Reddish Egret 1
Cattle Egret 1210
Green Heron 11
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 8
White Ibis 1072
Glossy Ibis 64
Roseate Spoonbill 1
Wood Stork 83
Black Vulture 2250
Turkey Vulture 6200
Osprey 90
Bald Eagle 14
Northern Harrier 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3
Cooper's Hawk 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 12
Broad-winged Hawk 1
Short-tailed Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 20
Crested Caracara 11
American Kestrel 137
Merlin 1
Common Moorhen 45
American Coot 34
Limpkin 4
Sandhill Crane 112
Black-bellied Plover 2
Semipalmated Plover 3
Willet 1
Killdeer 228
Spotted Sandpiper 3
Ruddy Turnstone 87
Sanderling 122
Wilson's Snipe 1
Laughing Gull 547
Bonaparte's Gull 1
Ring-billed Gull 815
Herring Gull 160
Great Black-backed Gull 14
Caspian Tern 4
Forster's Tern 28
Royal Tern 101
Sandwich Tern 2
Black Skimmer 147
Rock Pigeon 161
Eurasian Collared-Dove 34
White-winged Dove 21
Mourning Dove 377
Common Ground-Dove 14
Eastern Screech-Owl 11
Great Horned Owl 8
Barred Owl 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3
Archilochus sp. 4
Belted Kingfisher 43
Red-bellied Woodpecker 58
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
Downy Woodpecker 8
Northern (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 8
Eastern Phoebe 21
Great Crested Flycatcher 3
Loggerhead Shrike 37
White-eyed Vireo 5
Blue-headed Vireo 3
Blue Jay 17
American Crow 201
Fish Crow 281
Tree Swallow 1072
Carolina Wren 7
House Wren 3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 46
American Robin 636
Gray Catbird 20
Northern Mockingbird 62
European Starling 72
Yellow rumped Warbler 76
Yellow-throated Warbler 1
Pine Warbler 7
Prairie Warbler 8
Palm Warbler 90
Black-and-white Warbler 2
Common Yellowthroat 4
Chipping Sparrow 2
Northern Cardinal 25
Painted Bunting 21
Red-winged Blackbird 8
Common Grackle 124
Boat-tailed Grackle 92
American Goldfinch 12
House Sparrow 1
   
TOTAL INDIVIDUALS COUNTED 18700
TOTAL SPECIES REPORTED 113
   
   
 
Species Requiring Rare Bird Reports to be Submitted to Regional Editor
Great Blue Heron (White form) Ardea herodias
Short-tailed Hawk Buteo brachyurus