Monday, December 28, 2009

December 27, 2009 37th Annual Cornwall,On.-Massena,NY CBC results

The 37th Annual Cornwall,On.-Massena, N.Y. CBC took place on December 27th, 2009. Overall, weather conditions were foggy in early morning, with clearing skies and temperatures ranging from -1c to +4c. The St. Lawrence River was wide open except for sheltered bays that were frozen or had ice along the shoreline. Total species recorded was 59 species.

Highlights included: Mute Swan 1 (4th record)
Common Loon 6
Red-breasted Merganser 28 (record high)
Pied-billed Grebe 1 (5th record)
Double-crested Cormorant 3
Merlin 1 (3rd record)
Peregrine Falcon 1 (3rd record)
Long-eared Owl 1 (3rd record)
Red-bellied woodpecker 1 (5th record)
Bohemian waxwing 22

Good birding
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A female Red-bellied Woodpecker was the 5th record for the count.

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