The Harford Bird Club - 
A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society

Harford Bird Club Mid-Winter Bird Count Data

Data courtesy of Count Coordinator Bill Pfingsten

  1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 AVERAGE YR/SEEN
Red-throated Loon 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.10 1
Common Loon 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.20 2
Pied-billed Grebe 0 1 4 5 5 0 2 0 1 6 2.40 7
Horned Grebe 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.10 1
Double-crested Cormorant 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.20 1
Great Blue Heron 275 35 103 52 48 57 82 18 42 126 83.80 10
Green Heron 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.10 1
Black-crowned Night-Heron 20 8 18 23 10 10 2 2 0 0 9.30 8
Tundra Swan 75 0 0 2 18 0 70 0 11 15 19.10 6
Mute Swan 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.20 1
Greater White-fronted Goose 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Snow Goose 0 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 1269 0 128.40 4
Canada Goose 4080 10980 6825 4038 2843 4063 5205 2910 4340 10039 5532.30 10
Wood Duck 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 0 1 0.80 5
American Black Duck 182 57 305 289 275 307 317 60 214 207 221.30 10
Mallard 413 319 630 1423 714 785 631 411 359 893 657.80 10
Northern Pintail 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.30 2
Northern Shoveler 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Gadwall 29 0 0 0 12 0 26 0 8 101 17.60 5
American Wigeon 0 0 0 0 7 3 14 2 0 0 2.60 4
Canvasback 4 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 3 2.30 3
Redhead 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Ring-necked Duck 3 45 0 35 3 23 22 12 21 0 16.40 8
Greater Scaup 2 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 2.10 2
Lesser Scaup 207 5 0 4 2 2 37 0 0 54 31.10 7
Oldsquaw 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.20 2
Common Goldeneye 101 41 200 525 207 673 257 16 104 32 215.60 10
Bufflehead 83 51 39 76 46 44 19 1 256 41 65.60 10
Hooded Merganser 5 0 1 5 6 19 11 12 5 40 10.40 9
Common Merganser 760 119 1025 8262 372 639 234 81 2783 71 1434.60 10
Red-breasted Merganser 0 0 0 50 43 0 81 5 0 215 39.40 5
Ruddy Duck 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1097 109.70 1
Black Vulture 102 27 42 59 20 88 32 46 27 46 48.90 10
Turkey Vulture 167 116 96 130 94 212 107 103 122 176 132.30 10
Osprey 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.20 2
Bald Eagle 17 17 29 40 23 55 44 35 23 34 31.70 10
Northern Harrier 2 3 7 9 5 22 8 9 8 5 7.80 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 9 9 7 8 5 6 10 7 7 7.20 10
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 5 2 0 4 3 3 2 5 2.80 9
Red-shouldered Hawk 8 9 7 4 8 22 5 7 5 11 8.60 10
Red-tailed Hawk 68 55 63 50 38 64 56 38 32 61 52.50 10
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.40 2
American Kestrel 35 24 29 16 22 20 26 13 18 16 21.90 10
Merlin 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.30 3
Peregrine Falcon 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.60 5
Ring-necked Pheasant 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0.80 4
Wild Turkey 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Northern Bobwhite 0 4 0 1 16 22 0 7 0 0 5.00 5
American Coot 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 31 49 103 21.80 4
Killdeer 9 1 2 15 31 1 4 0 10 10 8.30 9
Common Snipe 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.20 2
American Woodcock 1 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.90 6
Black-headed Gull 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.10 1
Bonaparte's Gull 0 0 17 58 40 0 34 0 0 218 36.70 5
Ring-billed Gull 1041 2156 12070 15759 5187 16834 27173 2244 21924 5406 10979.40 10
California Gull 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.10 1
Herring Gull 520 66 369 3059 355 10159 3048 53 2148 1066 2084.30 10
Thayer's Gull 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.20 2
Iceland Gull 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0.40 3
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 0 2 3 0 3 3 0 1 5 1.90 6
Great Black-backed Gull 1608 141 422 643 121 136 180 58 176 241 372.60 10
Rock Dove 493 549 467 234 375 320 494 208 781 377 429.80 10
Mourning Dove 426 639 281 300 279 511 433 443 388 349 404.90 10
Eastern Screech-Owl 10 4 18 7 6 13 13 4 4 9 8.80 10
Great Horned Owl 11 16 24 16 4 12 13 5 4 11 11.60 10
Barred Owl 1 2 10 3 6 3 6 3 2 1 3.70 10
Short-eared Owl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.10 1
Northern Saw-whet Owl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.10 1
Belted Kingfisher 12 7 8 16 18 12 19 2 15 19 12.80 10
Red-headed Woodpecker 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.40 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 55 63 51 105 48 75 104 37 82 76 69.60 10
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3 3 7 3 3 3 7 2 2 3 3.60 10
Downy Woodpecker 49 48 69 73 64 93 75 26 63 72 63.20 10
Hairy Woodpecker 10 6 14 7 9 26 19 9 18 23 14.10 10
Northern Flicker 23 46 56 120 142 56 78 28 46 68 66.30 10
Pileated Woodpecker 2 3 4 4 0 4 4 4 1 9 3.50 9
Eastern Phoebe 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.30 3
Horned Lark 2 21 22 29 110 100 1 0 8 2 29.50 9
Tree Swallow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1.60 1
Blue Jay 197 166 112 236 115 441 318 234 368 174 236.10 10
American Crow 755 898 425 440 655 941 1047 474 800 724 715.90 10
Fish Crow 3 3 3 5 21 34 25 3 19 15 13.10 10
Carolina Chickadee 215 217 215 162 153 240 288 121 241 231 208.30 10
Tufted Titmouse 131 139 141 111 95 140 167 78 227 153 138.20 10
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1 10 7 1 1 6 0 4 0 36 6.60 8
White-breasted Nuthatch 27 33 46 20 16 53 61 40 47 58 40.10 10
Brown Creeper 20 9 12 8 2 22 13 6 8 5 10.50 10
Carolina Wren 49 49 99 72 123 75 86 12 38 44 64.70 10
Winter Wren 3 12 8 5 0 5 11 0 7 3 5.40 8
Golden-crowned Kinglet 37 31 62 25 26 10 24 1 58 3 27.70 10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1 1 2 2 4 2 2 0 4 0 1.80 8
Eastern Bluebird 88 87 48 120 56 130 89 35 105 117 87.50 10
Hermit Thrush 0 1 3 5 4 11 5 4 3 12 4.80 9
American Robin 1 363 506 118 362 39 589 42 22 71 211.30 10
Gray Catbird 2 2 3 4 3 3 7 0 3 0 2.70 8
Northern Mockingbird 166 147 183 190 113 132 133 195 181 180 162.00 10
Brown Thrasher 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0.40 3
American Pipit 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Cedar Waxwing 12 104 0 25 13 29 124 37 9 92 44.50 9
European Starling 3561 4054 6708 5435 2857 3769 4994 1784 4330 3021 4051.30 10
Northern Parula 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.10 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 15 26 87 66 43 1 16 0 28 7 28.90 9
Common Yellowthroat 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.10 1
Northern Cardinal 231 298 376 331 291 335 410 317 311 260 316.00 10
Eastern Towhee 4 8 6 16 7 30 18 9 24 30 15.20 10
American Tree Sparrow 9 41 9 49 6 74 45 41 50 24 34.80 10
Chipping Sparrow 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0.30 3
Field Sparrow 2 38 62 42 27 34 35 2 52 5 29.90 10
Savannah Sparrow 0 1 0 1 3 5 3 0 14 2 2.90 7
Fox Sparrow 1 1 1 4 0 1 6 0 1 2 1.70 8
Song Sparrow 140 201 272 328 254 198 243 27 188 115 196.60 10
Swamp Sparrow 2 3 5 15 119 35 8 0 21 7 21.50 9
White-throated Sparrow 324 613 676 914 874 834 1226 564 668 655 734.80 10
White-crowned Sparrow 4 26 27 10 3 16 10 7 1 4 10.80 10
Dark-eyed Junco 413 473 630 1269 378 747 990 580 974 883 733.70 10
Lapland Longspur 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.20 1
Snow Bunting 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0.80 1
Red-winged Blackbird 421 1022 2616 1987 3333 6269 11728 4608 3896 49544 8542.40 10
Eastern Meadowlark 0 13 0 0 3 12 0 0 14 10 5.20 5
Rusty Blackbird 0 7 3 3 13 1 0 1 3 4 3.50 8
Common Grackle 13422 13962 9111 2787 2834 44367 16043 3677 10988 150227 26741.80 10
Brown-headed Cowbird 459 280 1119 1079 58 4394 268 305 552 8429 1694.30 10
Purple Finch 14 31 3 3 0 3 0 1 2 13 7.00 8
House Finch 363 481 425 291 473 323 393 173 230 173 332.50 10
White-winged Crossbill 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1.00 1
Common Redpoll 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 1.20 1
Pine Siskin 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.40 2
American Goldfinch 61 184 99 73 36 138 57 120 106 124 99.80 10
House Sparrow 261 178 241 152 177 319 467 287 411 375 286.80 10
Blackbird Species 7400 150000 74384 12000 24000 6075 965770 7058 54750 28163 132960.00 10
Gull Species 156 0 96 31 60 609 68 10127 45 74 1126.60 9
Crow Species 3 0 112 75 9 146 117 187 85 681 141.50 9
Scaup Species 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 100 25 5000 512.70 4
Accipiter Species 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 0.90 4
                         
Total 39900 189936 122305 64076 49273 106619 1044963 38228 115297 271155 204175.20  
Species 82 87 83 86 85 97 94 74 84 92 86.40 130

Last Updated on 5/26/98

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