[mou] Results of Faribault/Northfield CBC

Dave Bartkey screechowl at charter.net
Tue Dec 18 17:53:27 CST 2007

Hi everyone,

   Final results are in for the Faribault/Northfield CBC which took place on
December 15th. Eight teams plus numerous feeder watchers garnered 50 total
species seen.


The count, which started in 1951, added one new species this year;
Short-eared Owl.


High count records were set for:

Hooded Merganser (2)

Red-tailed Hawk (55)

Wild Turkey (251)

Downy Woodpecker (130) &

Northern Cardinal (251)


Other highlights included:

1 Great Blue Heron

4 Sharp-shinned Hawks

2 Cooper's Hawks

1 Red-shouldered Hawk

6 Rough-legged Hawks

1 Eastern Screech Owl

1 Northern Saw-whet Owl

1 Belted Kingfisher

7 Northern Shrikes

25 Red-breasted Nuthatches

2 Song Sparrows &

1 White-throated Sparrow


One big significant miss was Red-headed Woodpecker. They are usually seen
over wintering at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park. 


Good birding and Happy Holidays!


Dave Bartkey

Faribault, MN

screechowl at charter.net 

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