Christmas Bird Count: Ferrisburgh, Vermont (preliminary)

We’ll be reposting several preliminary Christmas Bird Count results from our neighboring towns. Email us at if you want us to post yours, too. Final results may become available on the VTBIRD mailing list and/or at Audubon’s 110th Christmas Bird Count pages.

Ferrisburgh, Preliminary Results

posted to VTBIRD on December 23, 2009
The 50th Ferrisburgh Christmas Bird Count took place on Sat. Dec. 19th. About 45 people participated in field or at feeders, yielding a preliminary total of 71 species (listed below), plus a count period Osprey.

Highlights included:


Data are still subject to verification and may change, and [the poster hasn’t] yet had a chance to add up numbers.


Common Loon
Red-necked grebe
Horned grebe
Great blue heron
Canada goose
American black duck
Common Goldeneye
Hooded merganser
Common merganser
Red-breasted merganser
Wood duck
Sharp-shinned hawk
Cooper’s hawk
Red-tailed hawk
Rough-legged hawk
Bald eagle
Northern harrier
American kestrel
Peregrine falcon
Ruffed grouse
Ring-necked pheasant
Wild turkey
Great black-backed gull
Herring gull
Ring-billed gull
Bonaparte’s gull
Rock pigeon
Mourning dove
Eastern screech-owl
Great-horned owl
Barred owl
Long-eared owl
Belted kingfisher
Northern flicker
Pileated woodpecker
Hairy woodpecker
Downy woodpecker
Red-bellied woodpecker
Northern shrike
Blue jay
Common raven
American crow
Horned lark
Black-capped chickadee
Tufted titmouse
White-breasted nuthatch
Red-breasted nuthatch
Brown creeper
Carolina wren
American robin
Eastern bluebird
Golden-crowned kinglet
European starling
Cedar waxwing
Northern cardinal
Dark-eyed junco
American tree sparrow
White-throated sparrow
Song sparrow
Lapland longspur
Snow bunting
Red-winged blackbird
Brown-headed cowbird
Purple finch
House finch
American goldfinch
House sparrow

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