LOUISIANA Christmas Bird Counts 2005/06

Edited by Martin D. “Marty” Floyd

 

Bossier-Caddo-Bienville (LA BC)

32o 18’ N  93o 29’ W, center 2.5 miles SE of McDade, LA. Jan 02, 2006; 5:00 am to 6:45 pm; Temp 62o to 73o F. Wind NW, 5-20 mph. Snow cover none. Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM clear.  Observers: 20 in field in 11 parties (non-owling); 6.25 hours and 47.1 miles owling. Total party-hours 92.5; party-miles 385.55; 28.5 hours and 12.75 miles on foot, 52 hours and 319.8 miles by car, 9 hours and 51 miles by motorized boat; 3 hours and 2 mile by ATV.

·     Greater White-fronted Goose  4; Snow Goose 5; Ross’s Goose 10; Canada Goose (small races) 1; Wood Duck 113; Gadwall 2507; Am. Wigeon 350; Mallard 1143; Blue-winged Teal 7; No. Shoveler 535; No. Pintail 289; Am. Green-winged Teal 1534; Canvasback 58; Redhead 11; Ring-necked Duck 215; Lesser Scaup 305; Hooded Merganser 2; Ruddy Duck 71; Pied-billed Grebe 48; Am. White Pelican 319; Double-crested Cormorant 19,649; Anhinga 2; Am. Bittern CW; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 122; Great Egret 338; Little Blue Heron CW; Tricolored Heron 10; Black-crowned Night-Heron 22; White Ibis 77; Black Vulture 91; Turkey Vulture 137; Bald Eagle 2; No. Harrier 25; Sharp-shinned Hawk 1; Cooper’s Hawk 6; Red-shouldered Hawk 21; Red-tailed Hawk 39; Red-tailed (Harlan’s) Hawk 1; hawk sp.1; Am. Kestrel 17; Merlin CW; Virginia Rail 6; Sora 21; Am. Coot 10,728; Killdeer 151; Black-necked Stilt 4; Greater Yellowlegs 7; Spotted Sandpiper 7; Least Sandpiper 26; Wilson’s Snipe 137; Am. Woodcock 6; Bonaparte’s Gull 1; Ring-billed Gull 138; Forster’s Tern 29; Rock Pigeon 71; Eurasian Collared-Dove 17; Mourning Dove 50; Inca Dove CW; Barn Owl 3; E. Screech-Owl 21; Great Horned Owl 9; Barred Owl 5; Belted Kingfisher 21; Red-headed Woodpecker 6; Red-bellied Woodpecker 81; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 46; Downy Woodpecker 35; Hairy Woodpecker 1; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 42; Pileated Woodpecker 17; E. Phoebe 66; Couch’s Kingbird 1; Loggerhead Shrike 15; White-eyed Vireo 1; Blue-headed Vireo 3; Blue Jay 121; Am. Crow 368; Fish Crow 166; Horned Lark 67; Carolina Chickadee 205; Tufted Titmouse 101; Brown-headed Nuthatch 7; Brown Creeper 5; Carolina Wren 102; Bewick’s Wren 1; House Wren 30; Winter Wren 10; Sedge Wren 7; Marsh Wren 22; Golden-crowned Kinglet 21; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 247; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3; E. Bluebird 104; Hermit Thrush 36; Am. Robin 258; Gray Catbird 2; No. Mockingbird 49; Brown Thrasher 17; European Starling 1118; Am. Pipit 236; Cedar Waxwing 80; Orange-crowned Warbler 40; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 328; Pine Warbler 95; Palm Warbler 6; Com. Yellowthroat 14; E. Towhee 20; Chipping Sparrow 291; Field Sparrow 13; Vesper Sparrow 9; Savannah Sparrow 469; Fox Sparrow 19; Song Sparrow 130; Lincoln’s Sparrow 4; Swamp Sparrow 129; White-throated Sparrow 546; Harris’ Sparrow 2; White-crowned Sparrow 142; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 84; Lapland Longspur CW; No. Cardinal 279; Red-winged Blackbird 263,482; E. Meadowlark 165; Rusty Blackbird 134; Brewer’s Blackbird 101; Com. Grackle 18,486; Brown-headed Cowbird 1143; Purple Finch 4; Pine Siskin 2; Am. Goldfinch 550; House Sparrow 7.

  Total: 124 species; 327,117 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler – Paul Dickson, P.O.Box 51367, Shreveport, LA 71135 paul@morrisdickson.com; Linda Adrion, Jerry Bertrand, Norma Cobb, Terry Davis, Skipper Dickson, Dennis Forshee, Laurence Hardy, Hubert Hervey, Patricia Hervey, Shirley Huss, Jim Ingold, Clyde Massey, John McBride, Nancy Menasco, Paul Miliotis, Velda Neilson, Larry Raymond, Rosemary Seidler, Jean Trahan, and Jeff Trahan.

 

Baton Rouge (LA BR)

30o 22’ N  91o 07’ W, center 0.25 mi. s.e. jct. Hwys 327 & 42. Jan 02, 2006; 6:00 am to 6:00 pm; Temp 58o to 81o F. Wind S, 0-22.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM partly cloudy. Observers: 44 in field in 5-17 parties (non-owling) plus 86 at feeders (319 hours); 0.75 hour and 3.25 miles owling. Total party-hours 130.5; party-miles 370.5; 84 hours and 36 miles on foot, 40 hours and 327.5 miles by car, 6.5 hours and 7 miles by non-motorized boat.

·     Snow Goose (white form) 1; Canada Goose 32; Wood Duck 146; Gadwall 9; Mallard 82; Blue-winged Teal 4; No. Shoveler 6; Green-winged Teal 23; Canvasback 2; Ring-necked Duck 25; Lesser Scaup 5; Bufflehead 1; Com. Goldeneye 2; Pied-billed Grebe 15; Am. White Pelican 104; Brown Pelican 3; Double-crested Cormorant 1138; Anhinga 10; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 77; Great Egret 387; Snowy Egret 1059; Little Blue Heron 5; Tricolored Heron 9; Cattle Egret 85; Green Heron 2; Black-crowned Night-Heron 22; White Ibis 735; Black Vulture 448; Turkey Vulture 133; Osprey 4; Bald Eagle 4; No. Harrier 11; Sharp-shinned Hawk 1; Cooper’s Hawk 7; Accipiter sp. 1; Red-shouldered Hawk 17; Red-tailed Hawk 84; Am. Kestrel 27; Virginia Rail 2; Sora 2; Am. Coot 27; Killdeer 958; Black-necked Stilt 14; Greater Yellowlegs 17; Lesser Yellowlegs 7; Solitary Sandpiper 1; Spotted Sandpiper 11; Wilson’s Snipe 23; Am. Woodcock 43; Laughing Gull 3; Ring-billed Gull 821; Herring Gull 3; Caspian Tern 1; Forster’s Tern 38; Rock Pigeon 168; Eurasian Collared-Dove 44; White-winged Dove 17; Mourning Dove 964; Barn Owl 5; E. Screech-Owl 3; Great Horned Owl 6; Barred Owl 25; Buff-bellied Hummingbird 10; Ruby-throated Hummingbird 10; Black-chinned Hummingbird 21;  Archilochus sp. 3; Anna’s Hummingbird 1; Calliope Hummingbird 6;  Broad-tailed Hummingbird 1; Rufous Hummingbird 39; Allen’s/Rufous Hummingbird 27;  hummingbird sp. 1; Belted Kingfisher 21; Red-headed Woodpecker 7;  Red-bellied Woodpecker 162;  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 33;  Downy Woodpecker 120;  Hairy Woodpecker 10;  No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 29;  Pileated Woodpecker 4; E. Phoebe 81; Vermilion Flycatcher 1; Loggerhead Shrike 44; White-eyed Vireo 4; Blue-headed Vireo 19; Blue Jay 259; Am. Crow 127; Fish Crow 71; crow sp. 90; Tree Swallow 142; Carolina Chickadee 457; Tufted Titmouse 118; Red-breasted Nuthatch 3; Carolina Wren 303; House Wren 8; Winter Wren 1; Sedge Wren 2;  Marsh Wren 1;  Golden-crowned Kinglet 12; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 538;  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 49; E. Bluebird 36; Hermit Thrush 16; Am. Robin 229; Gray Catbird 6; No. Mockingbird 362; Brown Thrasher 55; European Starling 1897; Am. Pipit 312; Cedar Waxwing 85; Tennessee Warble 1; Orange-crowned Warbler 246; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 645; Pine Warbler 23; Palm Warbler 17; Com. Yellowthroat 19; Wilson’s Warbler 2; Summer Tanager 4; E. Towhee 14; Chipping Sparrow 64; Field Sparrow 17; Vesper Sparrow 23; Savannah Sparrow 592; Le Conte’s Sparrow 1; Song Sparrow 29; Swamp Sparrow 86; White-throated Sparrow 262; White-crowned Sparrow 27; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 2; No. Cardinal 737; Red-winged Blackbird 16,189; E. Meadowlark 88; Rusty Blackbird 33; Brewer’s Blackbird 5; Com. Grackle 1436; Brown-headed Cowbird 1089; blackbird sp. 151; Baltimore Oriole 2; Purple Finch 9; House Finch 131; Pine Siskin 1; Am. Goldfinch 365; House Sparrow 661.

  Total: 141 species; 36,773 individuals.

  Participants: Compilers –Victoria Bayless, 456 Highland Creek Parkway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 vmosele@lsu.edu; Kevin Morgan, P. O. Box 44212, Baton Rouge, LA 70804 kpmorgan@lanewsbureau.com;  Harriet Pooler; Baton Rouge Audubon Society – Mike Allen, Sally Allen, Coney Barre, Janie Barre, Ron Bayless, Victoria Bayless, Linda Beall, Laurie Binford, Susan Breaux, Rob Brumfield, Gary Byerly, Dave Cagnolatti, Winston Caillouet, Dennis Demcheck,  Susan Epps, Karen Fay, Carol Foil, Chris Frank, Richard Greig, Stefanie Greig, Marty Guidry, Jay Guillory, Roger Hayes, Claudia Husseneder, Joe Kleiman, Scott Knaus, Christine Kooi, Mike Liffmann, Peggy McConnel, Robert McLauhlin, Nancy Murrill, Milton Nall, Angie Orgeron, Jane Patterson, Harriet Pooler, Dorothy Prowell, Lonny Rabalais, Lewis Roussel, Linda Roussel, Jacob Saucier, Edna Silverman, Mark Skinner, Emily Taylor, and Walker Wilson.

 

 

Butte La Rose (LA LR)

30o 17’ N  91o 41’ W, center 0.25 mi. s.e. jct. Hwys 327 & 42. Dec 31, 2005; 6:30 am to 2:45 pm; Temp 67o to 78o F. Wind calm.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM foggy; PM partly clear. Observers: 3 in field in 2 party (non-owling) plus 1 at feeders. Total party-hours 8; party-miles 14; 3 hours and 2 miles on foot, 5 hours and 12 miles by car.

·     Greater White-fronted Goose 6; Wood Duck 30; Gadwall 7; Mallard 35; No. Shoveler 41; Am. Green-winged Teal 3; Canvsback 4; Lesser Scaup 20; Hooded Merganser 12; Pied-billed Grebe 5; Neotropic Cormorant 86; Double-crested Cormorant 13; Anhinga 1; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 41; Great Egret 92; Snowy Egret 8; Cattle Egret 1; Black-crowned Night-Heron 1; White Ibis 495; Black Vulture 33; Turkey Vulture 127; Osprey 1; Red-shouldered Hawk 9; Red-tailed Hawk 1; Am. Kestrel 2; Am. Coot 112; Killdeer 92; Greater Yellowlegs 5; Least Sandpiper 1; Wilson’s Snipe 3; Ring-billed Gull 57; Forster’s Tern 3; Mourning Dove 1; Inca Dove 6; E. Screech-Owl 1; Gr. Horned Owl 1; Barred Owl 7; Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1; Rufous Hummingbird 1; Belted Kingfisher 2; Red-bellied Woodpecker 40;  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7;  Downy Woodpecker 7;  Hairy Woodpecker 6; No. (Yellow-shafted) Woodpecker 2;  Pileated Woodpecker 8; E. Phoebe 12; Loggerhead Shrike 1; Blue Jay 32; Am. Crow 25; Fish Crow 4; Tree Swallow 121; Carolina Chickadee 33; Tufted Titmouse 13; Brown Creeper 2; Carolina Wren 35; House Wren 3; Sedge Wren 9;  Marsh Wren 9; Golden-crowned Kinglet 1; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 17;  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10; E. Bluebird 5; Hermit Thrush 1; Am. Robin 77; Gray Catbird 1; No. Mockingbird 17; Brown Thrasher 2; European Starling 137; Am. Pipit 295; Cedar Waxwing 6; Orange-crowned Warbler 7; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 150; Pine Warbler 8; Com. Yellowthroat 4; E. Towhee 6; Chipping Sparrow 85; Savannah Sparrow 68; Le Conte’s Sparrow 3; Song Sparrow 25; Swamp Sparrow 60; White-throated Sparrow 42; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 1; No. Cardinal 74; Red-winged Blackbird 9200; E. Meadowlark 1; Rusty Blackbird 9; Com. Grackle 750; Brown-headed Cowbird 288; Am. Goldfinch 20; House Sparrow 18.

  Total: 91 species; 13,124 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –James W Beck, 100 Aurelien Loop #101, Broussard, LA 70518 bayouinsect@worldnet.att.net; James W Beck, Jim Delahoussaye and Michael Musumeche

 

 

 

Catahoula N.W.R. (LA CA)

31o 30’ N  92o 02’ W, center LA Hwy 28, 7 mi. sw jct. Hwy 84 & 3.5 mi ne of Catahoula L. Diversion Canal. Dec 17, 2005; 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 pm; Temp 38o to 47o F. Wind NNE, 10-15 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM light rain, overcast. Observers: 18 in field in 8 parties (non-owling) plus 1 at feeders (4.5 hours). Total party-hours 58.5; party-miles 202; 21 hours and 5.25 miles on foot, 37.5 hours and 196.75 miles by car, .

·        Greater White-fronted Goose 1349; Snow Goose 10,845; Ross’s Goose 5; Wood Duck 342; Gadwall 2555; Am. Wigeon 82; Mallard 7176; Blue-winged Teal 2; No. Shoveler 75; No. Pintail 20,846; Am. Green-winged Teal 2595; Canvasback 47; Redhead 2; Ring-necked Duck 16,101; duck, sp. 825; Pied-billed Grebe 3; Am. White Pelican 2; Double-crested Cormorant 472; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 52; Great Egret 62; Little Blue Heron 1; Tricolored Heron 2; Black Vulture 19; Turkey Vulture 104; Osprey 3; Bald Eagle 2; No. Harrier 15; Sharp-shinned Hawk 1; Cooper’s Hawk 1; Red-shouldered Hawk 19; Red-tailed Hawk 27; Am. Kestrel 6; Merlin 2; Sandhill Crane 2; Killdeer 424; Greater Yellowlegs 12; Lesser Yellowlegs 15; Least Sandpiper 10; Dunlin 18; Wilson’s Snipe 45; Am. Woodcock 1; Ring-billed Gull 10; Herring Gull 4; Rock Pigeon 19; Eurasian Collared-Dove 3; Mourning Dove 289; Barred Owl 4; Belted Kingfisher 4; Red-headed Woodpecker 6; Red-bellied Woodpecker 29; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 14; Downy Woodpecker 10; Hairy Woodpecker 5; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 37; Pileated Woodpecker 8; E. Phoebe 35; Loggerhead Shrike 17; Blue-headed Vireo 2; Blue Jay 26; Am. Crow 468; Horned Lark 20; Carolina Chickadee 98; Tufted Titmouse 47; Brown Creeper 1; Carolina Wren 34; House Wren 8; Sedge Wren 6; Golden-crowned Kinglet 13; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 61; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1; E. Bluebird 38; Hermit Thrush 10; Am. Robin 15; No. Mockingbird 25; Brown Thrasher 4; European Starling 42; Am. Pipit 2; Cedar Waxwing 48; Orange-crowned Warbler 18; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 133; Pine Warbler 88; Black-and-white Warbler 1; E. Towhee 1; Chipping Sparrow 454; Field Sparrow 3; Vesper Sparrow 6; Savannah Sparrow 272; Song Sparrow 49; Swamp Sparrow 23; White-throated Sparrow 207; White-crowned Sparrow 15; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 15; No. Cardinal 291; Red-winged Blackbird 2521; E. Meadowlark 101; Brewer’s Blackbird 125; Com. Grackle 667; Brown-headed Cowbird 165; Am. Goldfinch 94; House Sparrow 4.

  Total: 98 species; 70,881 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –Kermit Cummings, 217 Magnolia Way, Huntsville, TX 77320 kcc71360@aol.com; Beverly Aldridge, Patsye Breithaupt, Walter Breithaupt, Roger Breedlove, Dorothy Cummings, Kermit Cummings, Marty Floyd, Ginny Harper, Jim Johnson, Andrea Mattison, Clyde Mattison, Bill McGehee, Tiny Moore, Cathy Powell, Ronnie Powell, Kim Randall, Eleanor Talley, and Lindsay Torbett.

 

Cheneyville-Lecompte (LA CL)

31o 06’ N  92o 22’ W, center 2 mi ne of Lecompte. Dec. 31, 2005; 6:30 am to 5:30 pm; Temp 51o to 71o F. Wind S, 0-10 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM and PM clear.  Observers: 12 in field in 5 parties (non-owling);  0.5 hours and 10 miles owling. Total party-hours 45; party-miles 173.35; 26 hours and 13.25 miles on foot, 19 hours and 160.1 miles by car.

·        Greater White-fronted Goose 1168; Snow Goose 20,660; Ross’s Goose 8; Cackling Goose 10; Wood Duck 38; Gadwall 1040; American Wigeon 20; Mallard 207; Blue-winged Teal 10; No. Shoveler 1239; No. Pintail 831; Green-winged Teal 100; Canvasback 8; Redhead 5; Ring-necked Duck 22; Greater Scaup 3; Lesser Scaup 40; Hooded Merganser 20; Ruddy Duck 15; Pied-billed Grebe 49; Brown Pelican 4; Double-crested Cormorant 270; Anhinga 2; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 105;  Great Egret 165; Snowy Egret 9; Tricolored Heron 3; Black-crowned Night-Heron 4; White Ibis 1030; White-faced Ibis 80; Black Vulture 11; Turkey Vulture 65; Osprey 2; Bald Eagle 1; No. Harrier 18; Sharp-shinned Hawk 8; Cooper’s Hawk 4; Red-shouldered Hawk 19; Red-tailed Hawk 57; Am. Kestrel 31; Merlin 2; Com. Moorhen 2; Am. Coot 700; Sandhill Crane 1141; Killdeer 1286; Black-necked Stilt 40; Greater Yellowlegs 141; Lesser Yellowlegs 5; W. Sandpiper 12; Least Sandpiper 50; Dunlin 1; Stilt Sandpiper 10; Long-billed Dowitcher 10; Wilson’s Snipe 29; Am. Woodcock 2; Ring-billed Gull 5; Rock Pigeon 78; Eurasian Collared-Dove 57; White-winged Dove 9; Mourning Dove 237; Inca Dove 6; Barred Owl 4; Belted Kingfisher 13; Red-headed Woodpecker 4; Red-bellied Woodpecker 58; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 14; Downy Woodpecker 26; Hairy Woodpecker 2; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 10; Pileated Woodpecker 28; W. Flycatcher 1; E. Phoebe 51; Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 4; Loggerhead Shrike 38; White-eyed Vireo 4; Blue-headed Vireo 3; Blue Jay 58; Am. Crow 562; Fish Crow 1; Carolina Chickadee 73; Tufted Titmouse 15; Brown-headed Nuthatch 24; Carolina Wren 65; House Wren 9; Sedge Wren 3; Marsh Wren 2; Golden-crowned Kinglet 6; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 107; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2; E. Bluebird 81; Hermit Thrush 8; Am. Robin 75; Gray Catbird 1; No. Mockingbird 76; Brown Thrasher 2; European Starling 160; Am. Pipit 105; Cedar Waxwing 30; Orange-crowned Warbler 21; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 380; Pine Warbler 122; Palm Warbler 1; Com. Yellowthroat 12; Wilson’s Warbler 1; E. (Rufous-sided) Towhee 3; Chipping Sparrow 280; Field Sparrow 5; Vesper Sparrow 1; Savannah Sparrow 853; Song Sparrow 43; Lincoln’s Sparrow 3; Swamp Sparrow 36; White-throated Sparrow 243; White-crowned Sparrow 29; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 5; No. Cardinal 336; Red-winged Blackbird 9185; E. Meadowlark 194; Rusty Blackbird 7; Brewer’s Blackbird 70; Com. Grackle 132; Brown-headed Cowbird 30; Purple Finch 2; Am. Goldfinch 64; House Sparrow 41.

  Total: 125 species; 45,028 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –Marty Floyd, 2044 Bayou Road, Cheneyville, LA 71325 marty.floyd@la.usda.gov; Loose Alliance - Roger Breedlove, Jacalyn Duncan,  Marty Floyd, Dave Grant, Martha Grant, Jim Johnson, Andrea Mattison, Clyde Mattison, James McDonald, E.V. “Tiny” Moore, Wayne Watkins, and Ariel White

 

Claiborne (LACB)

32o 47’ N  92o 57’ W, center on Arizona Road/LA 806 near Arizona Methodist Church 2 mi south of intersection of Arizona Road/LA 806 and LA 2. Dec. 15, 2005; 5:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Temp 34o to 54o F. Wind NW, 7-20 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM and PM clear. Observers: 14 in field in 6-7 parties (non-owling); 3 hours and 45 miles owling. Total party-hours 61.75; party-miles 377.25; 18.75 hours and 6.25 miles on foot, 37.75 hours and 354.25 miles by car, 5.25 hours and 16.75 miles by boat.

·        Wood Duck 7525; Gadwall 37; Mallard 101; No. Shoveler 21; Green-winged Teal 8; Ring-necked Duck 200; Lesser Scaup 788; Bufflehead 2; Hooded Merganser 45; Ruddy Duck 354; Wild Turkey 44; Pied-billed Grebe 33; Horned Grebe 1; Double-crested Cormorant 651; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 58;  Great Egret 32; Black Vulture 115; Turkey Vulture 304; Osprey 2; Bald Eagle 5; No. Harrier 1; Sharp-shinned Hawk 2; Cooper’s Hawk 3; Red-shouldered Hawk 10; Red-tailed Hawk 9; Am. Kestrel 5; Am. Coot 322; Killdeer 30; Spotted Sandpiper 1;  Least Sandpiper 1; Wilson’s Snipe 11; Am. Woodcock 1; Ring-billed Gull 36; Forster’s Tern 20; Rock Pigeon 130; Mourning Dove 13; Inca Dove 2; Gr. Roadrunner 1; E. Screech-Owl 15; Barred Owl 3; Belted Kingfisher 9; Red-bellied Woodpecker 33; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 21; Downy Woodpecker 11; Hairy Woodpecker 1; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 27; Pileated Woodpecker 9; E. Phoebe 30; Loggerhead Shrike 1; Blue-headed Vireo 6; Blue Jay 71; Am. Crow 398; Fish Crow 43; Carolina Chickadee 83; Tufted Titmouse 82; Brown-headed Nuthatch 26; Brown Creeper 4; Carolina Wren 58; Bewick’s Wren 1; House Wren 5; Winter Wren 5; Golden-crowned Kinglet 6; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 79; E. Bluebird 106; Hermit Thrush 45; Am. Robin 301; Gray Catbird 3; No. Mockingbird 26; Brown Thrasher 19; European Starling 6; Am. Pipit 2; Cedar Waxwing 182; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 437; Pine Warbler 122; E. (Rufous-sided) Towhee 30; Chipping Sparrow 298; Field Sparrow 40; Savannah Sparrow 24; Henslow’s Sparrow 1; Fox Sparrow 10; Song Sparrow 50; Lincoln’s Sparrow 1; Swamp Sparrow 23; White-throated Sparrow 324; Harris’s Sparrow 3; White-crowned Sparrow 8; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 795; No. Cardinal 115; Red-winged Blackbird 1016; E. Meadowlark 4; Com. Grackle 42; Brown-headed Cowbird 6; Purple Finch 3; House Finch 1; Am. Goldfinch 159; House Sparrow 52.

  Total: 96 species; 16,205 individuals.

  Participants: Compilers –Nancy Menasco, 503 Haynes Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71105, nmcpa@aol.com; Linda Adrion, Pat Bates, Jerry Bertrand, Vic Bogosian III, Terry Davis, Laurence Hardy, Janis Harrison, Jim Ingold, Loice Kendrick-Lacy, Sterling Lacy, Mary Ellen Lewis, Nancy Menasco, Rosemary Seidler, and Jeff Trahan.

 

Crowley (LA CW)

30o 08’ N  92o 22’ W, center 7.3 mi s of jct. Hwys. 90 & 13. Dec. 14, 2005; 6:30 am to 5:00 pm; Temp 54o to 70o F. Wind SE, 6-30 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM mostly cloudy. PM overcast, rain. Observers: 22 in field in 8 parties (non-owling); 1 hours and 1 mile owling. Total party-hours 70.5; party-miles 315; 47 hours and 13.9 miles on foot, 23.5 hours and 310.1 miles by car

·        Greater White-fronted Goose 13,975; Snow Goose 204,700; Ross’s Goose 111; Cackling Goose 9; Wood Duck 15; Gadwall 112; Am. Wigeon 1; Mallard 199; Mottled Duck 1; Blue-winged Teal 250; No. Shoveler 5754; No. Pintail 1036; Am. Green-winged Teal 284; Canvasback 1; Redhead 8; Ring-necked Duck 52; Lesser Scaup 1103; Bufflehead 3; Ruddy Duck 550; Pied-billed Grebe 8; Eared Grebe 1; Neotropic Cormorant 2; Double-crested Cormorant 5; Anhinga 6; Am. Bittern 1; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 54; Great Egret 359; Snowy Egret 46; Little Blue Heron 2; Cattle Egret 136; Black-crowned Night-Heron 3; White Ibis 890; White-faced Ibis 5909; Turkey Vulture 4; White-tailed Kite 1; No. Harrier 109; Sharp-shinned Hawk 7; Cooper’s Hawk 13; Red-shouldered Hawk 31; Red-tailed Hawk 162; Am. Kestrel 52; Merlin 3; King Rail 1; Sora 12; Com. Moorhen 1; Am. Coot 80; Black-bellied Plover 5; Killdeer 1346; Black-necked Stilt 98; Greater Yellowlegs 122; Lesser Yellowlegs 24; Spotted Sandpiper 4; W.  Sandpiper 57; Least Sandpiper 60; Dunlin 116; Stilt Sandpiper 3; peep sp. 50; Long-billed Dowitcher 864; Wilson’s Snipe 599; Am. Woodcock 8; Laughing Gull 12; Ring-billed Gull 143; Herring Gull 7; Gull-billed Tern 11; Forster’s Tern 11; Rock Pigeon 136; Eurasian Collared-Dove 91; White-winged Dove 43; Mourning Dove 772; Inca Dove 1; Com. Ground-Dove 3; Barn Owl 3; E. Screech-Owl 1; Great Horned Owl 4; Barred Owl 2; Belted Kingfisher 16; Red-bellied Woodpecker 26; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10; Red-naped Sapsucker 1; Downy Woodpecker 7; Hairy Woodpecker 4;No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 8; Pileated Woodpecker 1; E. Phoebe 93; Vermilion Flycatcher 1; Loggerhead Shrike 111; White-eyed Vireo 13; Blue-headed Vireo 13; Blue Jay 36; Am. Crow 47; Fish Crow 11; crow species 6; Tree Swallow 464; No. Rough-winged Swallow 1; Carolina Chickadee 56; Tufted Titmouse 5; Carolina Wren 47; House Wren 33; Sedge Wren 28; Marsh Wren 20; Golden-crowned Kinglet 23; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 180; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 43; E. Bluebird 9; Hermit Thrush 13; Am. Robin 11; Gray Catbird 5; No. Mockingbird 80; Brown Thrasher 10; European Starling 579; Am. Pipit 356; Orange-crowned Warbler 45; Yellow Warbler 1; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 316; Pine Warbler 55; Com. Yellowthroat 69; E. Towhee 1; Chipping Sparrow 59; Field Sparrow 2; Vesper Sparrow 2; Savannah Sparrow 925; Grasshopper Sparrow 1; Song Sparrow 55; Lincoln’s Sparrow 2; Swamp Sparrow 310; White-throated Sparrow 266; White-crowned Sparrow 5; No. Cardinal 305; Red-winged Blackbird 412,175; E. Meadowlark 132; Brewer’s Blackbird 50; Com. Grackle 89; Cassidix sp. 8; Brown-headed Cowbird 5157; blackbird sp. 3000; Am. Goldfinch 37; House Sparrow 472.

  Total: 134 species; 666,564 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler – Marty Floyd, 2044 Bayou Rd., Cheneyville, LA 71325, marty.floyd@la.usda.gov; Curt Burney, Karen Fay, Marty Floyd, Richard Gibbons, Richard Greig, Bob Hamilton, Patti Holland, Jay Huner, Joe Kleiman, Mike Musumeche, Dave Patton, Matt Pontiff, Van Remsen, Molly Richard, Jacob Saucier, Stacey Scarce, Edna Silverman,  Angela Trahan, Bill Vermilion, Jim Whelan and Walker Wilson

 

D’Arbonne (LA DA)

32o 40’ N  92o 15’ W, center L. Drain landing at end of Parish Road 5520. Dec 17, 2005; 6:30 am to 5:30 pm; Temp 32o to 50o F. Wind NE, 5-10 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM and PM clear. Observers: 23 in field in 7-11 parties (non-owling); 0.5 hours and 2 mile owling.  Total party-hours 160; party-miles 449; 30 hours and 36.5 miles on foot, 130 hours and 412.5 miles by car.

·        Gr. White-fronted Goose 43; Snow Goose (white form) 956; Snow Goose (blue form) 42; Wood Duck 162; Gadwall 52; Am. Wigeon 30; Mallard 3618; No. Shoveler 32; No. Pintail 399; Green-winged Teal 222; duck sp. 43; Canvasback 3; Ring-necked Duck 37; Lesser Scaup 12; Bufflehead 2; Hooded Merganser 30; Ruddy Duck 33; Common Loon 1; Pied-billed Grebe 3; Am. White Pelican 10; Double-crested Cormorant 3035; Anhinga 1; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 66; Great Egret 693; Black Vulture 186; Turkey Vulture 462; Bald Eagle 3; No. Harrier 6; Sharp-shinned Hawk 4; Cooper’s Hawk 3; Red-shouldered Hawk 10; Red-tailed Hawk 31; Am. Kestrel 17; Am. Coot 10; Killdeer 110; Spotted Sandpiper 2; Bonaparte’s Gull 65; Ring-billed Gull 19; Forster’s Tern 1; Rock Pigeon 30; Eurasian Collared-Dove 15; Mourning Dove 52; Barred Owl 3; Belted Kingfisher 15; Red-headed Woodpecker 37; Red-bellied Woodpecker 63; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 19; Downy Woodpecker 43; Hairy Woodpecker 1; Red-cockaded Woodpecker 3; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 65; Pileated Woodpecker 22; E. Phoebe 63; Loggerhead Shrike 8; Blue-headed Vireo 8; Blue Jay 131; Am. Crow  706; Fish Crow 4; Horned Lark 33; Carolina Chickadee 194; Tufted Titmouse 139; White-breasted Nuthatch 2; Brown-headed Nuthatch 17; Brown Creeper 8; Carolina Wren 146; House Wren 1; Winter Wren 8; Sedge Wren 8; Golden-crowned Kinglet 44; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 121; E. Bluebird 292; Hermit Thrush 12; Am. Robin 29; No. Mockingbird 37; Brown Thrasher 13; European Starling 8; Am. Pipit 16; Cedar Waxwing 469; Orange-crowned Warbler 16; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 137; Pine Warbler 191; E. Towhee 32; Chipping Sparrow 565; Field Sparrow 62; Vesper Sparrow 2; Savannah Sparrow 348; Fox Sparrow 14; Song Sparrow 90; Lincoln’s Sparrow 8; Swamp Sparrow 136; White-throated Sparrow 415; White-crowned Sparrow 10; sparrow sp. 8; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 279; No. Cardinal 299; Red-winged Blackbird 529; E. Meadowlark 105; Brewer’s Blackbird 2; Com. Grackle 75; Brown-headed Cowbird 2; blackbird sp. 80; Purple Finch 1; House Finch 4; Am. Goldfinch 363; House Sparrow 2.. 

  Total: 101 species.

  Participants: Compiler –Joan Brown, 3100 Deborah Dr. #63, Monroe, LA 71201 bljnbr@colla.com; Northeast Bird Club – Mike Baranski, Joseph Barron, Dee Baum, Joyce Bennett, Joan Brown, Gerry Click, Matt Courtman, Amanda Daniel, Ryan Daniel, Kim Golden, Wallace Hardy, Cathy Martin, Jud Moore, Amy Ouchley, Keith Ouchley, Kelby Ouchley, Roselie Overby, Stephen Pagans, Jim Poco, John Quinn, Patricia Seager, Robert Sharp, Allison Wilkes

 

Fort Polk (LA FP)

UTM 15 492596E, 3436210N, 31o 33’ N  93o 44’ W, center 31.334  93.439 Dec. 19, 2005; 7:00 am to 4:00 pm; Temp 36o to 54o F. Wind var., 4-8 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM partly cloudy. Observers: 11 in field in 4 parties (non-owling). Total party-hours 34; party-miles 166; 2 hours and 5 miles on foot, 34 hours and 166 (49.25) miles by car.

·        Wood Duck 34; Gadwall 4; Blue-winged Teal 2; No. Shoveler 3; Ring-necked Duck 2; Lesser Scaup 150; Hooded Merganser 2; Pied-billed Grebe 10; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 5; Great Egret 2; Black Vulture 39; Turkey Vulture 69; No. Harrier 3; Sharp-shinned Hawk 1; Cooper’s Hawk 1; Red-shouldered Hawk 10; Red-tailed Hawk 4; Am. Kestrel 19; Am. Coot 1; Killdeer 11; Rock Pigeon 21; Eur. Collared-Dove 2; Mourning Dove 17; E. Screech-Owl 1; Belted Kingfisher 2; Red-headed Woodpecker 1; Red-bellied Woodpecker 9; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12; Downy Woodpecker 4; Hairy Woodpecker 1; Red-cockaded Woodpecker 8; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 2; Pileated Woodpecker 6; E. Phoebe 33; Loggerhead Shrike 7; Blue-headed Vireo 9; Blue Jay 16; Am. Crow  210; Carolina Chickadee 63; Tufted Titmouse 31; Brown-headed Nuthatch 132; Brown Creeper 5; Carolina Wren 21; House Wren 12; Winter Wren 1; Sedge Wren 4; Golden-crowned Kinglet 5; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 112; E. Bluebird 38; Hermit Thrush 30; Am. Robin 206; Gray Catbird 1; No. Mockingbird 7; Brown Thrasher 2; European Starling 9; Am. Pipit 12; Orange-crowned Warbler 7; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 249; Pine Warbler 175; Palm Warbler 6; Common Yellowthroat 1; E. Towhee 1; Chipping Sparrow 494; Field Sparrow 4; Savannah Sparrow 9; Henslow’s Sparrow 3; Le Conte’s Sparrow 4; Song Sparrow 24; Swamp Sparrow 8; White-throated Sparrow 47; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 36; No. Cardinal 30; Red-winged Blackbird 8; E. Meadowlark 3; Brown-headed Cowbird 1; Am. Goldfinch 135. 

  Total: 77 species; 2660 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –Jim Johnson, Bldg 2543, 1697 23rd St, Ft. Polk, LA 71459 Jim.Johnson@polk.army.mil; 337-531-1193  Jim Johnson,  Kenneth Moore,  Chris Melder, Beau Gregory, Sara Pierce, Gary Pontif, Janson Jinks, Mark Luttrel, Otis Allen,  David Wallace, Jason Sharp

 

Grand Isle (LA GI)

29o 12’ N  90o 03’ W, center 0.5 mi sw Caminada Bridge. Dec 22, 2005; 5:30 am to 5:00 pm; Temp 34o to 59o F. Wind SW, 0-5 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM clear. Observers: 10 in field in 5-7 parties (non-owling). Total party-hours 42; party-miles 57; 30.5 hours and 33 miles on foot, 26.5 hours and 9 miles by car.

·        Gadwall 1; Am. Wigeon 1; Mottled Duck 6; Blue-winged Teal 8; No. Shoveler 10; Green-winged Teal 35; Greater Scaup 1; Lesser Scaup 544; Black Scoter 3; Surf Scoter 1; Hooded Merganser 2; Red-breasted Merganser 87;  Common Loon 6; Pied-billed Grebe 3; No. Gannet 23; Am. White Pelican 94; Brown Pelican 146; Double-crested Cormorant 1202; Great Blue Heron 31; Great Egret 36; Snowy Egret 26; Little Blue Heron 9; Tricolored Heron 17; Reddish Egret 3; Cattle Egret 2; Black-crowned Night-Heron 2; White Ibis 135; Plegadis sp. 2; Roseate Spoonbill 6; Osprey 1; No. Harrier 7; Cooper’s Hawk 1; Red-shouldered Hawk 1; Red- tailed Hawk 2; Am. Kestrel 6; Peregrine Falcon 3; Clapper Rail 4; Black-bellied Plover 30; Snowy Plover 3; Wilson’s Plover 2; Semipalmated Plover 38; Piping Plover 23; Killdeer 78; Black-necked Stilt 3; Am. Avocet 90; Greater Yellowlegs 9; Lesser Yellowlegs  2; Willet 21; Spotted Sandpiper 1; Marbled Godwit 12; Ruddy Turnstone 4; Red Knot 3; Sanderling 65; Western Sandpiper 55; Least Sandpiper 12; Dunlin 304; peep sp. 18; Pectoral Sandpiper 1; Short-billed Dowitcher 24; dowitcher sp. 1; Wilson’s Snipe 1; Laughing Gull 707; Ring-billed Gull 271; Herring Gull 46; Lesser Black-backed Gull 1; Caspian Tern 29; Royal Tern 74; Forster’s Tern 74; Black Skimmer 612; Eurasian Collared-Dove 5; White-winged Dove 90; Mourning Dove 13; Gr. Horned Owl 1; Belted Kingfisher 13; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 4; E. Phoebe 9; Loggerhead Shrike 1; Blue-headed Vireo 1; Blue Jay 11; Am. Crow 6; House Wren 8; Sedge Wren 1; Marsh Wren 2; Winter Wren 1; Golden-crowned Kinglet 3; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 13; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3; Hermit Thrush 2; Am. Robin 4; Gray Catbird 9; No. Mockingbird 11; Brown Thrasher 2; European Starling 105; Am. Pipit 3; Orange-crowned Warbler 18; No. Parula 1; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 448; Pine Warbler 5; Palm Warbler 35; Com. Yellowthroat 3; Wilson’s Warbler 2; Savannah Sparrow 32; Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow 2; Seaside Sparrow 2; Swamp Sparrow 53; No. Cardinal 15; Red-winged Blackbird 172; Com. Grackle 2; Boat-tailed Grackle 15; Am. Goldfinch 2; House Sparrow 15.

  Total: 110 species; 6226 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –Chris and Taylor Brantley, 162 Elm St.-Lewisburg, Mandeville, LA 70448  chrisbrantley@charter.net; Chris Brantley, Taylor Brantley, Fran Cashner, Erik Johnson, Vicki Lefevers, Meg O’Connell, Rosemary Seidler, John Sevenair, Liz Sigler, Melvin Weber

 

Lafayette (LA LA)

30o 12’ N  92o 06’ W, center 5.5 mi wsw Parish Courthouse. Dec 29, 2005; 5:45 am to 5:45 p.m. Temp 44o to 74o F. Wind calm Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM clear. Observers: 17 in field in 8 parties plus 4 at feeders (24 hours).  Total party-hours 57; Party miles 211; 34 hours and 25 miles on foot, 19 hours and 194 miles by car and 4 hours by ATV.

 

·        Gr. White-fronted Goose 3440; Snow Goose 24,388; Ross’s Goose 53; Canada Goose 30; Wood Duck 43; Gadwall 1; Mallard 137; Blue-winged Teal 100; No. Shoveler 58; No. Pintail 38; duck, sp. 49; Canvasback 1; Redhead 2; Ring-necked Duck 2; Lesser Scaup 20; No. Bobwhite 21; Pied-billed Grebe 3; Neotropic Cormorant 3; Double-crested Cormorant 10; Anhinga 12; Gr. Blue Heron (Blue form) 47; Great Egret 1087; Snowy Egret 80; Little Blue Heron 1; Cattle Egret 96; White Ibis 3136; Glossy Ibis 1; White-faced Ibis 1582; Roseate Spoonbill 1; Turkey Vulture 57; No. Harrier 28; Sharp-shinned Hawk 4; Cooper’s Hawk 5; Red-shouldered Hawk 29; Red-tailed Hawk 104; Red-tailed (Krider’s) Hawk 1; Am. Kestrel 34; King Rail 4; Sora 6; Am. Coot 25; Black-bellied Plover 1; Killdeer 2650; Gr. Yellowlegs 105; Lesser Yellowlegs 6; Least Sandpiper 16; Dunlin 2; peep, sp. 7; Long-billed Dowitcher 155; Wilson’s Snipe 126; Am. Woodcock 4; Laughing Gull 6; Ring-billed Gull 209; Herring Gull 33; Forster’s Tern 1; Eurasian Collared-Dove 89; White-winged Dove 194; Mourning Dove 179; Inca Dove 32; Barn Owl 1; E. Screech-Owl 8; Gr. Horned Owl 4; Barred Owl 6; Buff-bellied Hummingbird 8; Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4; Black-chinned Hummingbird 11; Anna’s Hummingbird 1; Calliope Hummingbird 2; Rufous Hummingbird 15; Rufous/Allen’s Hummingbird 6; Belted Kingfisher 10; Red-headed Woodpecker 3; Red-bellied Woodpecker 36; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 42; Downy Woodpecker 38; Hairy Woodpecker 7; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 14; Pileated Woodpecker 1; E. Phoebe 79; Loggerhead Shrike 24; White-eyed Vireo 7; Blue-headed Vireo 19; Blue Jay 180; Am. Crow 376; Fish Crow 552; Tree Swallow 62; Carolina Chickadee 142; Tufted Titmouse 27; Brown Creeper 3; Carolina Wren 92; House Wren 26; Winter Wren 3; Sedge Wren 27; Marsh Wren 7; Golden-crowned Kinglet 10; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 250; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 38; E. Bluebird 34; Hermit Thrush 14; Am. Robin 62; No. Mockingbird 132; Brown Thrasher 27; European Starling 469; Am. Pipit 363; Cedar Waxwing 4; Orange-crowned Warbler 90; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 705; Pine Warbler 96; Palm Warbler 1; Com. Yellowthroat 25; E. Towhee 1; Chipping Sparrow 93; Field Sparrow 3; Vesper Sparrow 2; Savannah Sparrow 811; Song Sparrow 59; Swamp Sparrow 192; White-throated Sparrow 176; Harris’s Sparrow 1; White-crowned Sparrow 7; No. Cardinal 303; Painted Bunting 1; Red-winged Blackbird 2,099,785; E. Meadowlark 48; Brewer’s Blackbird 4; Com. Grackle 3340; Great-tailed Grackle 1; Cassidix sp. 2; Brown-headed Cowbird 122,253; House Finch 50; Am. Goldfinch 183; House Sparrow 121.

  Total: 127 species; 2270153 individuals.

  Participants: Compilers – Judith O’Neale, 504 Whitebark Dr., Lafayette, LA 70508  JLONeale@aol.com; Dave Patton, 122 Memory Lane, Lafayette, LA 70506 wdpatton@cox.net; Ray Bauer, Celia Bollich, Jim Bollich, Marc Broussard, Morella Clyde, Paul Conover, Jim Delahoussaye, Pat Dominque, Joelle Finley, Bill Fontenot, Todd Guidry, Patti Holland,  Erik Johnson, Mike Musumeche, Judith O’Neale, Dave Patton, Stacey Scarce, and Phillip Vasseur.

 

Natchitoches (LA NA)

31o 49’ N  93o 03’ W, center 2 miles w of Clarence on Hwy 6. Dec 18, 2005; 6:00 am to 6:00 pm; Temp 31o to 55o F. Wind NE, 4-8 mph. Snow cover none. Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM partly cloudy. Observers: 14 in field in 7 parties (non-owling); 2.75 hours and 11 mile owling. Total party-hours 65.5; party-miles 432.75; 19.25 hours and 11.75 miles on foot, 40.25 hours and 381 miles by car, 6 hours and 40 miles by motorized boat.

·        Greater White-fronted Goose 310; Snow Goose 358; Ross’s Goose 8; Wood Duck 91; Gadwall 1084; Am. Wigeon 34; Mallard 804; No. Shoveler 181; No. Pintail 46; Am. Green-winged Teal 190; Canvasback 4; Redhead 2; Ring-necked Duck 508; Lesser Scaup 50; Black Scoter 2; Bufflehead 17; Hooded Merganser 15; Ruddy Duck 163; No. Bobwhite 2; Pied-billed Grebe 26; Horned Grebe 20; Eared Grebe 1; Am. White Pelican 2; Double-crested Cormorant 7244; Anhinga 10; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 80; Great Egret 273; Snowy Egret 6; Tricolored Heron 2; White Ibis 156; Black Vulture 111; Turkey Vulture 164; Osprey 2; Bald Eagle 4; No. Harrier 19; Sharp-shinned Hawk 2; Cooper’s Hawk 5; Red-shouldered Hawk 24; Red-tailed Hawk 56; Am. Kestrel 14; Merlin 1; Virginia Rail 2; Am. Coot 91; Killdeer 319; Greater Yellowlegs 69; Spotted Sandpiper 5; Least Sandpiper 130; Long-billed Dowitcher 8; Wilson’s Snipe 88; Am. Woodcock 3; Bonaparte’s Gull 4; Ring-billed Gull 140; Rock Pigeon 22; Eurasian Collared-Dove 24; Mourning Dove 172; Inca Dove 7; E. Screech-Owl 1; Great Horned Owl 3; Barred Owl 3; Belted Kingfisher 20; Red-headed Woodpecker 9; Red-bellied Woodpecker 54; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 25; Downy Woodpecker 27; Hairy Woodpecker 3; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 24; Pileated Woodpecker 13; E. Phoebe 50; Loggerhead Shrike 14; Blue-headed Vireo 8; Blue Jay 79; Am. Crow 363; Fish Crow 96; Horned Lark 2; Tree Swallow 2; Carolina Chickadee 94; Tufted Titmouse 30; Red-breasted Nuthatch 1; Brown Creeper 12; Carolina Wren 60; Bewick’s Wren 1; House Wren 11; Winter Wren 8; Marsh Wren 2; Golden-crowned Kinglet 25; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 86; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2; E. Bluebird 109; Hermit Thrush 12; Am. Robin 51; Gray Catbird 4; No. Mockingbird 61; Brown Thrasher 8; European Starling 58; Am. Pipit 94; Cedar Waxwing 18; Orange-crowned Warbler 17; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 149; Pine Warbler 93; Com. Yellowthroat 1; E. Towhee 7; Chipping Sparrow 223; Field Sparrow 8; Vesper Sparrow 31; Lark Sparrow 2; Savannah Sparrow 501; Le Conte’s Sparrow 7; Fox Sparrow 4; Song Sparrow 68; Lincoln’s Sparrow 3; Swamp Sparrow 44; White-throated Sparrow 338; White-crowned Sparrow 49; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 141; Lapland Longspur 2; No. Cardinal 183; Red-winged Blackbird 9226; E. Meadowlark 235; Rusty Blackbird 2; Brewer’s Blackbird 280; Com. Grackle 7637; Great-tailed Grackle 1; Brown-headed Cowbird 182; House Finch 20; Am. Goldfinch 134; House Sparrow 67.

  Total: 126 species.

  Participants: Compiler – Charles Lyon, 8617 E Wilderness Way, Shreveport, LA 71106 lyon5516@bellsouth.net ; Jerry Bertrand, Terry Davis, Paul Dickson, Marcy Frantom, Richard Gibbons, Hubert Hervey, Pat Hervey,  Jim Ingold, Charles Lyon, Ron Martin, Susan Martin, Nancy Menasco, Conner Nicholson, and Max Turner.

 

New Iberia - Cade  (LA NI)

30o 0’ N, by 91o 33’ W, center Hwys 675 & 3013 just south of Bull Island.  Dec. 27, 2005; 7:00 am to 6:00 pm; Temp 43o to 52o F. Wind calm, 3-8.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM clear; PM partly cloudy. Observers: 6 in field in 3 parties (non-owling) plus 1 at feeders (3 hours). Total party-hours 23; party-miles 32.2; 19 hours and 9.2 miles on foot, 3 hours and 22 miles by car; 1 hour and 1 mile by golfcart.

·              Gr. White-fronted Goose 140; Snow Goose 330; Ross’s Goose 7; Wood Duck 52; Gadwall 3; Blue-winged Teal 42; No. Shoveler 8; Green-winged Teal 2; Canvasback 8; Redhead 1; Ring-necked Duck 56; Lesser Scaup 75; Ruddy Duck 20; Pied-billed Grebe 14; Am. White Pelican 1; Neotropic Cormorant 4; Double-crested Cormorant 50; Anhinga 11; Great Blue Heron 25; Great Egret 166; Snowy Egret 205; Little Blue Heron 7; Tricolored Heron 5; Cattle Egret 4; White Ibis 324; White-faced Ibis 27; Roseate Spoonbill 4; Black Vulture 45; Turkey Vulture 148; Osprey 1; No. Harrier 6; Cooper’s Hawk 2; Red-shouldered Hawk 15; Red-tailed Hawk 12; Am. Kestrel 3; Merlin 1; No. Bobwhite CW; King Rail 2; Virginia Rail 4; Sora 12; Common Moorhen 25; American Coot 320; Killdeer 136; Am. Woodcock 9; Wilson’s Snipe 85; Laughing Gull 4; Bonaparte's Gull 8; Ring-billed Gull 39; Forster’s Tern 15; Rock Pigeon 17; Eurasian Collared-Dove 11; White-winged Dove 1; Mourning Dove 10; Inca Dove 28; Barn Owl 1; E. Screech-Owl 4; Great Horned Owl 1; Barred Owl 3; Broad-billed Hummingbird CW; Belted Kingfisher 16; Red-bellied Woodpecker 35; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 22; Downy Woodpecker 13; Hairy Woodpecker 3; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 3; Pileated Woodpecker 7; E. Phoebe 24; Loggerhead Shrike 5; White-eyed Vireo 2; Blue-headed Vireo 7; Tree Swallow 268; No. Rough-winged Swallow 11; Blue Jay 74; Am. Crow 187; Fish Crow 22; Carolina Chickadee 46; Tufted Titmouse 21; Carolina Wren 38; House Wren 7; Winter Wren cw; Sedge Wren 3; Marsh Wren 36; Golden-crowned Kinglet 5; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 105; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 21; E. Bluebird 12; Hermit Thrush 13; Am. Robin 84; Gray Catbird 4; No. Mockingbird 20; Brown Thrasher 11; European Starling 250; Am. Pipit 42; Cedar Waxwing 5; Orange-crowned Warbler 42; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 480; Pine Warbler 14; Palm Warbler 3; Com. Yellowthroat 44; Summer Tanager 1; E. Towhee 1; Chipping Sparrow 51; Field Sparrow 2; Savannah Sparrow 44; Song Sparrow 7; Swamp Sparrow 81; White-throated Sparrow 100; No. Cardinal 102; Red-winged Blackbird 103,690; E. Meadowlark 10; Rusty Blackbird 1; Com. Grackle 720; Great-tailed Grackle 3; Brown-headed Cowbird 300; House Finch 3; Am. Goldfinch 17; House Sparrow 30.

Total: 118 species.

  Participants: Compiler – James W Beck, 100 Aurelien Loop #101, Broussard LA 70518 bayouinsect@worldnet.att.net; James Beck, Paul Conover, Elias Landry, Mike Musumeche, Josephine Nixon, and Dave Patton.

 

New Orleans (LA NO)

30o 02’ N  89o 55’ W, center of NASA’s Vertical Assembly Bldg. To include Bayou Sauvage NWR. Dec. 19, 2005; 6:15 am to 5:45 pm; Temp 43o to 55o F. Wind NE, 10-15 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM partly cloudy. PM foggy. Snow cover 0 inch. Observers: 12 in field in 5-7 parties (non-owling). Total party-hours 65; party-miles 219.8; 74.5 hours and 23 miles on foot, 11.75 hours and 196.8 miles by car; 0.5 hours and 0 miles owling.

·        Wood Duck  36; Gadwall 356; Am. Wigeon 41; Mallard 36; Mottled Duck 65; Blue-winged Teal 98; No. Shoveler  97; No. Pintail 26; Am. Green-winged Teal 160; Redhead 15; (Red-crested Pochard  2—escaped); Ring-Necked Duck 8; Gr. Scaup  2; Lesser Scaup 631; Bufflehead 73; Com. Goldeneye 1; Hooded Merganser 91; Red-breasted Merganser 16; Ruddy Duck102; Com. Loon 23; Horned Grebe 7; Pied-billed Grebe 45; Am. White Pelican 555; Brown Pelican 147; Double-crested Cormorant 491; Anhinga 145; Gr. Blue Heron 79; Gr. Egret 567; Snowy Egret 261; Little Blue Heron 140; Tricolored Heron 68; Cattle Egret 51; Green Heron 3; Black-crowned Night-Heron 159; White Ibis 1248; White-faced Ibis 2;  Plegadis sp. 14; Roseate Spoonbill 1; Black Vulture  84; Turkey Vulture 45; Osprey 18; Bald Eagle  1; No. Harrier13; Cooper's Hawk 2; Red-shouldered Hawk 28; Red-tailed Hawk  23; Am. Kestrel 14; Merlin1; Peregrine Falcon 1; Virginia Rail 3; Sora 3; Com. Moorhen 4; Am. Coot 422; Black-bellied Plover 2; Killdeer 183; Black-necked Stilt 52; Gr. Yellowlegs 14; Lesser Yellowlegs17; Willet 2; Spotted Sandpiper 2; Sanderling  8; W. Sandpiper 7; Least Sandpiper 50; Dunlin 2; dowitcher sp.12; Wilson's Snipe 67; Laughing Gull 2402; Bonaparte's Gull 58; Ring-billed Gull 1025; Herring Gull 167; Lesser Black-backed Gull 1; Royal Tern 141; Caspian Tern 3; Forster's Tern 160; Black Skimmer  60; Rock Pigeon 437; Eurasian Collared-Dove 2; White-winged Dove 46; Mourning Dove 105; (Monk Parakeet  2—exotic); Barn Owl 1; Gr. Horned Owl  4; Barred Owl 1; Belted Kingfisher 49; Red-bellied Woodpecker 12; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 11; Downy Woodpecker 17; Hairy Woodpecker 2; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 8; E. Phoebe 109; Loggerhead Shrike 9; White-eyed Vireo 2; Blue-headed Vireo 17; Blue Jay 42; Am. Crow  412; Fish Crow 15; Tree Swallow 83; Carolina Chickadee 68; Tufted Titmouse 1; Brown Creeper  1; Carolina Wren 17; House Wren 23; Winter Wren  1; Sedge Wren 24; Marsh Wren 22; Golden-crowned Kinglet 4; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 79; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 46; Hermit Thrush 5; Am. Robin 74; Gray Catbird  9; No. Mockingbird 53; Brown Thrasher 1; European Starling 1116; Am. Pipit 77; Cedar Waxwing 5; Orange-crowned Warbler 53; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 575; Black-throated Green Warbler 1; Pine Warbler 11; Palm Warbler 29; Com. Yellowthroat 16; E. Towhee  2; Chipping Sparrow  14; Vesper Sparrow 4; Savannah Sparrow  101; Le Conte's Sparrow 4; Song Sparrow 26; Swamp Sparrow 95; White-throated Sparrow 19; No. Cardinal  49; Red-winged Blackbird  307; E. Meadowlark 31; Com. Grackle 351; Boat-tailed Grackle 303; Brown-headed Cowbird  17; Pine Siskin 1; Am. Goldfinch 34; House Sparrow  22.

  Total: 137 species; 16,036 individuals.

  Participants: Compilers –Glenn Ousset, 3005 Charles Dr., Chalmette, LA 70043 gousset@bellsouth.net; David Muth, 419 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70130, David_Muth@nps.gov; Jennifer Coulson, Tom Coulson, Joelle Finley, David Muth, Glenn Ousset , Dan Purrington, Christie Riehl, Rosemary Seidler, John Sevenair, Tom Sherry, Michael Tifft, and Phillip Wallace.

 

Northshore-Slidell (LA NS)

30o 15’ N  89o 48’ W, center Middle of intersection of Ponchartrain Drive (U.S. Highway 11) and Spartan Drive; Jan. 03, 2006; 6:15 am to 6:00 pm. Temp 48o to 72o F. Wind variable, 5-10mph. Still water open. Moving water open. AM and PM clear. Observers: 27 in field in 13 parties (non-owling) plus 6 at feeders (10.25 hours). Total party-hours 68.75; party miles 293.8; 26.25 miles and 29.0 miles on foot; 38.0 hours and 260.3 miles by car; 4.5 hours and 4.5 miles by non-motorized boat.

 Snow Goose 147; Wood Duck 9; Gadwall 38; Am. Wigeon 10; Mallard 47; Mottled Duck 18; Blue-winged Teal 91; No. Shoveler 3; No. Pintail 8; Am. Green-winged Teal 53; duck sp. 44;  Redhead 70; Ring-necked Duck 36; Lesser Scaup 73; Bufflehead 15; Red-breasted Merganser 1; Common Loon 4; Pied-billed Grebe 40; Horned Grebe 2; Am. White Pelican 466; Brown Pelican 92; Double-crested Cormorant 873; Anhinga 10; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 65; Great Egret 206; Snowy Egret 239; Little Blue Heron 27; Tricolored Heron 23; egret sp. 15; Cattle Egret 11; Green Heron 1; Black-crowned Night-Heron 1; White Ibis 138; Glossy Ibis 151; Plegadis sp. 218; Black Vulture 8; Turkey Vulture 78; Osprey 14; Bald Eagle 11; No. Harrier 32; Sharp-shinned Hawk 2; Cooper’s Hawk 5; Red-shouldered Hawk 13; Red-tailed Hawk 18; Am. Kestrel 6; Merlin 1; Clapper Rail 3; King Rail 1; Clapper/King Rail 1; Com. Moorhen 12; Am. Coot 161; Black-bellied Plover 76; Killdeer 139; Black-necked Stilt 56; Greater Yellowlegs 36; Lesser Yellowlegs 15; yellowlegs sp. 1; Spotted Sandpiper 2; Dunlin 447; dowitcher sp. 67; Wilson’s Snipe 11; Am. Woodcock 2; Laughing Gull 154; Bonaparte’s Gull 1; Ring-billed Gull 492; Herring Gull 4; Caspian Tern 11; Royal Tern 9; Forster’s Tern 140; Rock Pigeon 112; Eurasian Collared-Dove 28; White-winged Dove 2; Mourning Dove 81; E. Screech-Owl 3; Great Horned Owl 8; Barred Owl 2; Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1; Black-chinned Hummingbird 2; Anna’s Hummingbird CW; Rufous Hummingbird 3; Selasphorus sp. 1; Belted Kingfisher 32; Red-bellied Woodpecker 79; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 20; Downy Woodpecker 19; Hairy Woodpecker 4; Red-cockaded Woodpecker 5; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 13; Pileated Woodpecker 9; E. Phoebe 55; Loggerhead Shrike 9; White-eyed Vireo 2; Blue-headed Vireo 20; Blue Jay 100; Am. Crow 155; Fish Crow 47; crow sp. 6; Tree Swallow 49; Carolina Chickadee 147; Tufted Titmouse 90; Brown-headed Nuthatch 52; Brown Creeper 3; Carolina Wren 90; House Wren 18; Winter Wren 3; Sedge Wren 9; Marsh Wren 20; Golden-crowned Kinglet 10; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 154; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 18; E. Bluebird 66; Hermit Thrush 5; Am. Robin 534; Gray Catbird 15; No. Mockingbird 62; Brown Thrasher 23; European Starling 247; Am. Pipit 7; Cedar Waxwing 6; Orange-crowned Warbler 40; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 781; Pine Warbler 371; Palm Warbler 60; Com. Yellowthroat 8; Wilson’s Warbler 1; E. Towhee 60; Chipping Sparrow 240; Savannah Sparrow 168; Seaside Sparrow 1; Song Sparrow 10; Swamp Sparrow 40; White-throated Sparrow 48; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 2; No. Cardinal 238; Red-winged Blackbird 1160; Com. Grackle 165; Brown-headed Cowbird 11; blackbird sp. 415; House Finch 14; Am. Goldfinch 170; House Sparrow 37.

  Total: 131 species; 11,760 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –Richard Hale, 102 Willow Wood Dr., Slidell, LA 70461 ra1ca2hale@cs.com; Northshore Bird Club -Sunday Alcorn, Shelley Antoine, Linda Beall,  Jerry Bird, Ned Boyajian, Bedford  Brown,  Marlene Cashen, Robert Cashen, Walter Clifton,  Betty Doize,  George Domas,  Joelle Finley, Valeria Fontaine, Nancy Madden, Richard Martin, Mary Mehaffey, Ken Mitchell, Pamela Morgan, Charlotte Parker, Irene Peirce, Joe Ravita, David Reed, Vicki Reed, Janine Robin, Renee’ Sawyer, John Sevenair, Pat Soloman, Mary Ulmer, Jim Whelen,  Jeanne Wilson, John Wilson, and  Sue Wilson.

 

Pine Prairie (LA PP)

30o 48’ N  92o 21’ W, center 3 mi ese Pine Prairie PO. Dec 30, 2005; 6:30 am to 5:15 pm; Temp 45o to 71o F. Wind S, 5-10 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM cloudy and PM cloudy. Observers: 11 in field in 6 parties (non-owling); 0.25 hours owling. Total party-hours 56.25; party-miles 314.8; 22.75 hours and 14.6 miles on foot, 33.5 hours and 300.2 miles by car.

·        Greater White-fronted Goose 512; Snow Goose 29,024; Ross’s Goose 23; goose sp. 450; Wood Duck 88; Mallard 82; Blue-winged Teal 1; No. Shoveler 6; No. Pintail 268; Am. Green-winged Teal 2; Canvasback 35; Ring-necked Duck 40; Greater Scaup 4; Lesser Scaup 80; Bufflehead 2; Ruddy Duck 30; No. Bobwhite 1; Pied-billed Grebe 21; Double-crested Cormorant 196; Anhinga 7; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 32; Great Egret 96; Snowy Egret 20; Little Blue Heron 5; Cattle Egret 88; White Ibis 1104; Glossy Ibis 3; White-faced Ibis 55; Plegadis sp. 1200; Black Vulture 9; Turkey Vulture 168; Blad Eagle 4; No. Harrier 32; Sharp-shinned Hawk 1; Cooper’s Hawk 3; Red-shouldered Hawk 13; Red-tailed Hawk 47; Am. Kestrel 24; Merlin 1; Peregrine Falcon 2; Com. Moorhen 5; Am. Coot 2000; Killdeer 878; Black-necked Stilt 18; Greater Yellowlegs 39; Lesser Yellowlegs 5; W. Sandpiper 36; Least Sandpiper 24; Wilson’s Snipe 57; Am. Woodcock 1; Eurasian Collared-Dove 69; Mourning Dove 235; Inca Dove 7; Com. Ground-Dove 3; Barred Owl 1; Belted Kingfisher 5; Red-headed Woodpecker 4; Red-bellied Woodpecker 38; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 9; Downy Woodpecker 21; Hairy Woodpecker 1; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 3; Pileated Woodpecker 18; E. Phoebe 37; Loggerhead Shrike 33; Blue-headed Vireo 4; Blue Jay 109; Am. Crow 606; Fish Crow 118; crow sp. 60; Tree Swallow 5; Carolina Chickadee 111; Red-breasted Nuthatch 55; Brown-headed Nuthatch 3; Brown Creeper 1; Carolina Wren 82; House Wren 13; Sedge Wren 2; Golden-crowned Kinglet 19; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 63; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2; E. Bluebird 70; Hermit Thrush 4; Am. Robin 12; Gray Catbird 2; No. Mockingbird 70; Brown Thrasher 10; European Starling 1034; Am. Pipit 232; Cedar Waxwing 15; Orange-crowned Warbler 26; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 178; Pine Warbler 55; Com. Yellowthroat 11; Wilson’s Warbler 1; E. Towhee 20; Chipping Sparrow 61; Field Sparrow 5; Vesper Sparrow 1; Savannah Sparrow 1387; Le Conte’s Sparrow 1; Song Sparrow 32; Swamp Sparrow 34; White-throated Sparrow 97; White-crowned Sparrow 6; sparrow sp. 18; No. Cardinal 145; Red-winged Blackbird 264,485; E. Meadowlark 102; Brewer’s Blackbird 25; Com. Grackle 140; Great-tailed Grackle 20; Brown-headed Cowbird 750,562; Am. Goldfinch 92; House Sparrow 146.

  Total: 111 species; 1,057,678 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler –Marty Floyd, 2044 Bayou Road, Cheneyville, LA 71325 marty.floyd@la.usda.gov; Roger Breedlove, George Broussard, Paul Fontenot, Marty Floyd, Kim Hollier, Renee Hollier, Jay Huner, Clyde Mattison,  Wayne Watkins, Melvin Weber, Ariel White

 

Reserve-Bonnet Carre Spillway (LA RB)

30o 05’ N  90o 27’ W, center 1.4 mi. nne jct. Hwys 51 & 61. Dec. 26, 2005; 4:00 am to 5:30 pm; Temp 37o to 67o F. Wind NW, 5-10 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM partly cloudy. PM party cloudy. Observers: 14 in field in 10-11 parties (non-owling); 3 hours and 29.2 miles owling. Total party-hours 95; party-miles 185.4; 68.5 hours and 38 miles on foot, 20.5 hours and 137.4 miles by car, 6 hours and 10 miles by non-motorized boat.

·        Gr. White-fronted Goose 1; Snow Goose 1; Wood Duck 14; Gadwall 101; Am. Wigeon 6; Mallard 1; Mottled Duck 2; No. Shoveler 1; Am. Green-winged Teal 3; duck sp. 1; Canvasback 2; Redhead 1; Ring-necked Duck 30; Lesser Scaup 2484; Bufflehead 6; Com. Goldeneye 1; Hooded Merganser 80; Pied-billed Grebe 30; Am. White Pelican 420; Brown Pelican 8; Double-crested Cormorant 538; Anhinga 75; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 64; Great Egret 230; Snowy Egret 99; Little Blue Heron 98; Tricolored Heron 127; Cattle Egret 83; Green Heron 1; Black-crowned Night-Heron 30; White Ibis 161; Plegadis sp. 198; Black Vulture 36; Turkey Vulture 50; Osprey 7;  Bald Eagle 12; No. Harrier 2; Sharp-shinned Hawk 3; Cooper’s Hawk 2; Red-shouldered Hawk 31; Red-tailed Hawk 18; Am. Kestrel 10; Peregrine Falcon 1; Sora 1; Com. Moorhen 6; Am. Coot 45;  Sandhill Crane 1;Killdeer 248; Greater Yellowlegs 12; Lesser Yellowlegs 1; Spotted Sandpiper 7; Least Sandpiper 90; Long-billed Dowitcher 1; Wilson’s Snipe 18; Am Woodcock 3; Laughing Gull 269; Bonaparte’s Gull 1; Ring-billed Gull 1174; Caspian Tern 1; Royal Tern 24; Forster’s Tern 72; Rock Pigeon 233; Eurasian Collared-Dove 34; White-winged Dove 8; Mourning Dove 115; Inca Dove 3; E. Screech-Owl 2; Gr. Horned Owl 2; Barred Owl 25; Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2; Ruby-throated Hummingbird 7; Black-chinned Hummingbird 4; Rufous Hummingbird 11; Selasphorus sp. 11; Belted Kingfisher 24; Red-bellied Woodpecker 27; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 35; Downy Woodpecker 35; Hairy Woodpecker 4; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 12; Pileated Woodpecker 21; Least Flycatcher 1; E. Phoebe 59; Loggerhead Shrike 23; White-eyed Vireo 4; Blue-headed Vireo 12; Blue Jay 86; Am. Crow 337; Fish Crow 43; crow sp. 12; Tree Swallow 90; No. Rough-winged Swallow 4; Carolina Chickadee 198; Tufted Titmouse 27; Brown Creeper 1; Carolina Wren 95; Bewick’s Wren 1; House Wren 29; Winter Wren 6; Sedge Wren 14; Marsh Wren 69; Golden-crowned Kinglet 11; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 239; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 38; E. Bluebird 9; Hermit Thrush 8; Am. Robin 182; Gray Catbird 6; No. Mockingbird 92; Brown Thrasher 14; European Starling 412; Am. Pipit 261; Cedar Waxwing 29; Orange-crowned Warbler 151; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 869; Pine Warbler 10; Prairie Warbler 1; Palm Warbler 7; Com. Yellowthroat 56; Wilson’s Warbler 6; E. Towhee 8; Chipping Sparrow 136; Vesper Sparrow 19; Lark Sparrow 1; Savannah Sparrow 453; Le Conte’s Sparrow 2; Song Sparrow 25; Swamp Sparrow 280; White-throated Sparrow 122; White-crowned Sparrow 1; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 1; No. Cardinal 235; Blue Grosbeak 1; Indigo Bunting 2; Dickcissel cw; Red-winged Blackbird 643; E. Meadowlark 77; Rusty Blackbird 4; Com. Grackle 299; Boat-tailed Grackle 320; Bronzed Cowbird 8; Brown-headed Cowbird 82; Orchard Oriole cw; Bullock’s Oriole 1; Baltimore Oriole 5; House Finch 19; Am. Goldfinch 69; House Sparrow 180.

  Total: 143 species; 12,868 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler – Melvin Weber, 171 Cedar Dr, Reserve LA 70084, mweber@rtconline.com; Mahlon Ayme, Theresa Blappert, Chris Brantley, George Domas, Carol Duke, Marty Floyd, R. M. Guidry, Victoria LeFevers, Steve Locke, Nancy L. Newfield, Rosemary Seidler, Ronald Stein, Tommy Walker, Melvin Weber

 

Sabine N.W.R. (LA SA)

29o 51’ N  93o 23’ W, center West Cove, Calcasieu L., 5.5  mi nw Cameron. Dec 17, 2005; 6:30 am to 3:30 pm; Temp 35o to 50o F. Wind N, 5-10 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM overcast, lt. rain. PM overcast. Observers: 8 in field in 4 parties (non-owling). Total party-hours 36; party-miles 194.5; 12 hours and 6.5 miles on foot, 24 hours and 188 miles by car.

·        Greater White-fronted Goose 1; Snow Goose 2700; Ross’s Goose 6; Gadwall 4; Am. Wigeon 5; Mallard 7; Mottled Duck 21; Blue-winged Teal 92; No. Shoveler 27; No. Pintail 55; Am. Green-winged Teal 115; Lesser Scaup 91; Bufflehead 1; Hooded Merganser 34; Red-breasted Merganser 8; Ruddy Duck 10; Pied-billed Grebe 25; No. Gannet 1; Am. White Pelican 470; Brown Pelican 140; Neotropic Cormorant 2; Double-crested Cormorant 150; Anhinga 1; Great Blue Heron 35; Great Egret 139; Snowy Egret 5; Little Blue Heron 8; Tricolored Heron 6; Black-crowned Night-Heron 1; White Ibis 227; Roseate Spoonbill 14; Black Vulture 8; No. Harrier 14; Red-tailed Hawk 4; Am. Kestrel 4; Merlin 1; Peregrine Falcon 1; Black-bellied Plover 45; Snowy Plover 1; Semipalmated Plover 12; Piping Plover 2; Killdeer 200; Black-necked Stilt 18; Am. Avocet 873; Greater Yellowlegs 57; Lesser Yellowlegs 4; Willet 49; Spotted Sandpiper 1; Marbled Godwit 15; Ruddy Turnstone 10; Sanderling 39; W. Sandpiper 13; Least Sandpiper 15; Dunlin 14; Stilt Sandpiper 4; Long-billed Dowitcher 117; dowitcher sp. 33;  Wilson’s Snipe 13; Am. Woodcock 1; Laughing Gull 2682; Bonaparte’s Gull 5; Ring-billed Gull 1286; Herring Gull 55; Caspian Tern 3; Royal Tern 17; Forster’s Tern 93; Black Skimmer 8; Eurasian Collared-Dove 3; White-winged Dove 9; Mourning Dove 16; Great Horned Owl 2; Belted Kingfisher 13; Red-bellied Woodpecker 1; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1; Downy Woodpecker 1; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 1; E. Phoebe 25; Loggerhead Shrike 3; Blue-headed Vireo 4; Blue Jay 4; Tree Swallow 2; Carolina Chickadee 3; Carolina Wren 1; House Wren 4; Sedge Wren 4; Marsh Wren 5; Golden-crowned Kinglet 6; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2; Hermit Thrush 3; Am. Robin 7; Gray Catbird 6; No. Mockingbird 6; Brown Thrasher 4; European Starling 596; Am. Pipit 87; Orange-crowned Warbler 18; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 332; Pine Warbler 14; Com. Yellowthroat 2; E. Towhee 2; Chipping Sparrow 1; Field Sparrow 1; Savannah Sparrow 51; Le Conte’s Sparrow 1; Seaside Sparrow 2; Song Sparrow 2; Swamp Sparrow 87; White-throated Sparrow 20; No. Cardinal 28; Red-winged Blackbird 47; Rusty Blackbird 3; Com. Grackle 3; Boat-tailed Grackle 322; Great-tailed Grackle 52; Brown-headed Cowbird 25; House Sparrow 10. 

  Total: 116 species; 12,082 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler – R. Martin Guidry, 1639 North Shore Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70817 guidryrm@cox.net; Phred Benham, R. Martin Guidry, Erik Johnson, David Muth, Don Norman, Dan Purrington, Phillip Wallace, and Melvin Weber.

 

Shreveport (LA SH)

32o 32’ N  93o 53’ W, center 3 miles s of Blanchard. Dec 17, 2005; 5:30 am to 6:00 pm; Temp 38o to 51o F. Wind NE, 5-10 mph. Snow cover none. Still water open. Moving water open. AM cloudy and PM partly cloudy. Observers: 20 in field in 9 parties (non-owling); 7 hours and 44 miles owling. Total party-hours 80.25; party-miles 422; 31.5 hours and 21 miles on foot, 41 hours and 363 miles by car, 7.75 hours and 38 miles by motorized boat.

·        Wood Duck 177; Gadwall 244; Am. Wigeon 8; Mallard 278; Blue-winged Teal 21; No. Shoveler 253; Green-winged Teal 40; Canvasback 525; Redhead 24; Ring-necked Duck 364; Gr. Scaup 4; Lesser Scaup 261; Bufflehead Virginia Rail 1; Am. Coot 8607; Killdeer 150; Gr. Yellowlegs 1; Spotted Sandpiper 1; Least Sandpiper 7; Wilson’s Snipe 111; Am. Woodcock 2; Bonaparte’s Gull 270; Ring-billed Gull 6632; Herring Gull 2; Forster’s Tern 57; Rock Pigeon 188; Mourning Gull 165; E. Screech-Owl 21; Barred Owl 8; Belted Kingfisher 25; Red-headed Woodpecker 4; Red-bellied Woodpecker 96; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 36; Downy Woodpecker 53; Hairy Woodpecker 2; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 92; Pileated Woodpecker 14; E. Phoebe 56; Loggerhead Shrike 14; Blue-headed Vireo 3; Blue Jay 232; Am. Crow 443; Fish Crow 8; Carolina Chickadee 213; Tufted Titmouse 116; White-breasted Nuthatch 13; Brown-headed Nuthatch 14; Brown Creeper 12; Carolina Wren 105; Bewick’s Wren 4; House Wren 5; Winter Wren 19; Sedge Wren 2; Marsh Wren 5; Golden-crowned Kinglet 36; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 207; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3; E. Bluebird 169; Hermit Thrush 45; Am. Robin 79; Gray Catbird 1; No. Mockingbird 83; Brown Thrasher 33; European Starling 963; Am. Pipit 25; Sprague’s Pipit 7; Cedar Waxwing 461; Orange-crowned Warbler 28; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 361; Pine Warbler 231; Com. Yellowthroat 2; E. Towhee 23; Chipping Sparrow 694; Field Sparrow 123; Vesper Sparrow 42; Savannah Sparrow 364; Le Conte’s Sparrow 3; Fox Sparrow 7; Song Sparrow 161; Lincoln’s Sparrow 6; Swamp Sparrow 87; White-throated Sparrow 863; White-crowned Sparrow 12; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 476; Smith’s Longspur 5; No. Cardinal 260; Red-winged Blackbird 7243; E. Meadowlark 114; Rusty Blackbird 15; Com. Grackle 2594; Gr.-tailed Grackle 2; Brown-headed Cowbird 58; Purple Finch 2; House Finch 54; Pine Siskin 4; Am. Goldfinch 407; House Sparrow 8.

  Total: 118 species.

  Participants: Compiler – Charles Lyon, 8617 E Wilderness Way, Shreveport, LA 71106 lyon5516@bellsouth.net; Linda Adrion, Jerry Bertrand, Vic Bogosian, Norma Cobb, Terry Davis, Paul Dickson, Richard Gibbons, Mac Hardy, Hubert Hervey, Pat Hervey, Shirley Huss, Jim Ingold, Pat Lonnecker, Charles Lyon, Ron Martin, Clyde Massey, Nancy Menasco, Lily Poole, Rosemary Seidler, and Jeff Trahan.

 

St. Tammany Parish (LA ST)
30o 24' N  90o 05' W, center 0.6 mi. ssw jct. I-12 & US 190. Dec. 31, 2005; 5:00 am to 6:00 pm; Temp 60o to 72o F. Wind South 0-9 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM foggy. PM local fog, light rain. Observers: 25 in field in 10-14 parties (non_owling) plus 11 at feeders (38.25 hours); 2.0 hours and 2.0 miles owling. Total party-hours 109.0; party-miles 225.25; 76.5 hours and 46.75 miles on foot, 32.5 hours and 178.50 miles by car.

·        Snow Goose 1; Canada Goose 57; Wood Duck 72; Gadwall 6; American Wigeon 351; Mallard 18; Blue-winged Teal 14; Northern Shoveler 1; Am. Green-winged Teal 3; Canvasback 4; Redhead 15; Ring-necked Duck 56; Lesser Scaup 488; Bufflehead 93; Common Goldeneye 4; Hooded Merganser 5; Ruddy Duck 7; Common Loon 9; Pied-billed Grebe 93; Am White Pelican 33; Brown Pelican 39; Double-crested Cormorant 103; Anhinga 18; Great Blue Heron 36; Great Egret 114; Snowy Egret 18; Little Blue Heron 13; Tricolored Heron 12; Green Heron 1; Black-crowned Night-Heron 4; White Ibis 65; Black Vulture 6; Turkey Vulture 4; Osprey 1; Bald Eagle 4; Northern Harrier 4; Sharp-shinned Hawk 2; Cooper's Hawk 6; Red-shouldered Hawk 27; Red-tailed Hawk 16; American Kestrel 4; Merlin 1; King Rail 4; Virginia Rail 3; Sora 3; Common Moorhen 31; American Coot 1624; Killdeer 99; Black-necked Stilt 37; Spotted Sandpiper 9; dowitcher sp. 4; Wilson's Snipe 7; Laughing Gull 407; Bonaparte's Gull 6; Ring-billed Gull 95; Herring Gull 4; Caspian Tern 15; Royal Tern 28; Forster's Tern 376; Rock Pigeon 27; Eurasian Collared-Dove 119; White-winged Dove 8; Mourning Dove 215; E. Screech-Owl 2; Great Horned Owl 10; Barred Owl 8; Buff-bellied Hummingbird 2; Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2; Black-chinned Hummingbird 1; Calliope Hummingbird 1; Broad-tailed Hummingbird 1; Rufous Hummingbird 19; Belted Kingfisher 36; Red-headed Woodpecker 13; Red-bellied Woodpecker 124; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 42; Downy Woodpecker 58; Hairy Woodpecker 2; Red-cockaded Woodpecker 3; Northern Flicker 37; Pileated Woodpecker 30; Eastern Phoebe 50; Vermilion Flycatcher 3; Loggerhead Shrike 21; White-eyed Vireo 4; Blue-headed Vireo 14; Blue Jay 214; American Crow 163; Fish Crow 7; crow sp. 1; Carolina Chickadee 347; Tufted Titmouse 155; Brown-headed Nuthatch 66; Brown Creeper 3; Carolina Wren 162; House Wren 19; Winter Wren 2; Sedge Wren 7; Marsh Wren 7; Golden-crowned Kinglet 13; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 248; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 21; Eastern Bluebird 104; Hermit Thrush 18; American Robin 912; Gray Catbird 14; Northern Mockingbird 100; Brown Thrasher 35; European Starling 185; Am. Pipit 3; Cedar Waxwing 27; Orange-crowned Warbler 51; Yellow-rumped Warbler 2281; Pine Warbler 192; Palm Warbler 28; Black-and-white Warbler CW; Common Yellowthroat 21; Wilson’s Warbler 1; Western Tanager 1; Eastern Towhee 49; Chipping Sparrow 414; Field Sparrow 2; Savannah Sparrow 56; Song Sparrow 44; Lincoln's Sparrow 1; Swamp Sparrow 115; White-throated Sparrow 199; Dark-eyed Junco 14; Northern Cardinal 391; Red-winged Blackbird 2491; Eastern Meadowlark 3; Rusty Blackbird 14; Common Grackle 309; Boat-tailed Grackle 41; Brown-headed Cowbird 11; House Finch 21; American Goldfinch 234; House Sparrow 38.

  Total: 136 species; 15,287 individuals.

 Participants: Compiler - Linda Beall, PO Box 2529, Covington, LA  70434 lbeall@minilogic.com; A.J. Bailey, Linda Beall, Chris Brantley, Olga Clifton, Walter Clifton,  Betty Doize', George Domas, Charlotte Fanz, Joelle Finley, Richard Hale, Linda Keefer, Vicki LeFevers, Mary Mehaffey, Pam Morgan, Charlie Muise, Nancy Newfield, Janet Parsons, Rick Parsons, Rosemary Seidler, Anne Sobol, Mary Ulmer, Bill Wayman, Jim Whelan, Sue Wilson, Bill Wimley.

 

Tensas River N.W.R. (LA TR)

32o 17’ N  91o 22’ W, center 1.5 mi n of jct. Cross Bayou & Tensas R. Jan 02, 2006; 6:00 am to 4:30 pm; Temp 45o to 72o F. Wind var., 0-5 mph. Snow cover none. Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM cloudy. Observers: 12 in field in 3 parties (non-owling). Total party-hours 25; party-miles 125; 3 hours and 4 miles on foot, 22 hours and 121 miles by car.

·        Gr. White-fronted Goose 57; Snow Goose 10,597; Ross’s Goose 2; Canada Goose 101; Wood Duck 385; Gadwall 5; Mallard 45; Hooded Merganser 6; Wild Turkey 6; Double-crested Cormorant CW; Anhinga 2; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 1; Great Egret 4; Black Vulture 55; Turkey Vulture 152; No. Harrier 11; Sharp-shinned Hawk 1; Cooper’s Hawk 1; Red-shouldered Hawk 6; Red-tailed Hawk 26; Am. Kestrel 8; Sandhill Crane 2; Killdeer 71; Wilson’s Snipe 1; Am Woodcock 1; Rock Pigeon 8; Eurasian Collared-Dove 17; Mourning Dove 57; E Screech-Owl 1; Barred Owl 2; Red-headed Woodpecker 20; Red-bellied Woodpecker 170; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7; Downy Woodpecker 51; Hairy Woodpecker 3; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 10; Pileated Woodpecker 20; E. Phoebe 33; Loggerhead Shrike 19; White-eyed Vireo 1; Blue-headed Vireo 3; Blue Jay 75; Am. Crow 87; Horned Lark 3; Carolina Chickadee 153; Tufted Titmouse 141; Brown Creeper 2; Carolina Wren 107; Winter Wren 3; Golden-crowned Kinglet 50; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 113; E. Bluebird 51; Hermit Thrush 7; Am. Robin 1653; No. Mockingbird 17; Brown Thrasher 32; European Starling 29; Am. Pipit 48; Cedar Waxwing 50; Orange-crowned Warbler 11; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 136;  Pine Warbler 19; Com. Yellowthroat 2; E. Towhee 30; Chipping Sparrow 80; Field Sparrow 1; Vesper Sparrow 1; Savannah Sparrow 156; Fox Sparrow 7; Song Sparrow 31; Swamp Sparrow 15; White-throated Sparrow 657; Dark-eyed (Slate-colored) Junco 43; No. Cardinal 158; Red-winged Blackbird 5689; E. Meadowlark 31; Rusty Blackbird 197; Com. Grackle 740; Brown-headed Cowbird 29; blackbird sp. 5175; Am. Goldfinch 31; House Sparrow 12.

  Total: 81 species; 27,840 individuals.

Participants: Compilers – Scott Somershoe, 2524 S. Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180 ssomershoe2001@yahoo.com; Dan Twedt, 2524 S. Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180 dan_twedt@usgs.gov; Burnham Gates, Mike Guilfoyle, David King, Andy Morang, Rosalie Overby, Ruth Pullen, Tom Pullen, Bruce Reid, Judy Shearer, Scott Somershoe, Bill Stripling, Dan Twedt.

 

Thibodaux (LA TX)

29o 49’ N  90o 45’ W, center jct. Laurel Valley Canal & Pitre Lening Canal. Dec. 17, 2005; 6:30 am to 5:30 pm; Temp 41o to 51o F. Wind NE 15-25 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM cloudy, light rain; PM cloudy, heavy rain. Observers: 10 in field in 5 parties (non-owling) plus 7 at feeders (8 hours) 0 miles and 0 hours owling.  Total party-hours 40; party miles 117; 29 hrs and 14 miles on foot; 11 hours and 103 miles by car.

 

·        Wood Duck 25; Gadwall 13; Mallard 75; Blue-winged Teal 5; duck sp. 10; Ring-necked Duck 1; Lesser Scaup 2; Bufflehead 1; Hooded Merganser 36; No. Bobwhite 10; Pied-billed Grebe 9; Neotropic Cormorant 1; Double-crested Cormorant 130; Anhinga 23; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 22; Great Egret 173; Snowy Egret 9; Little Blue Heron 6; Cattle Egret 8; White Ibis 125; Plegadis sp. 5; Black Vulture 69; Turkey Vulture 27; Bald Eagle 2; No. Harrier 6; Sharp-shinned Hawk 3; Cooper’s Hawk 3; Red-shouldered Hawk 17; Red-tailed Hawk 31; Am. Kestrel 10; Sora 3; Com. Moorhen 106; Am. Coot 877; Killdeer 290; Black-necked Stilt 9; Solitary Sandpiper 1; Spotted Sandpiper 4; Least Sandpiper 8; Wilson’s Snipe 9; Laughing Gull 1; Bonaparte’s Gull 2; Ring-billed Gull 27; Forster’s Tern 11; Eurasian Collared-Dove 36; White-winged Dove 7; Mourning Dove 186; Inca Dove 12; Com. Ground-Dove 14; Great Horned Owl 3; Barred Owl 7; Buff-bellied Hummingbird 4; Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1; Black-chinned Hummingbird 2; Archilochus sp. 2; Rufous Hummingbird 6; Allen’s Hummingbird 1;  Selasphorus sp. 10; hummingbird 1; Belted Kingfisher 7; Red-bellied Woodpecker 10; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7; Downy Woodpecker 14; Hairy Woodpecker 1; Pileated Woodpecker 7; E. Phoebe 37; Loggerhead Shrike 27; White-eyed Vireo 4; Blue-headed Vireo 4; Blue Jay 60; Am. Crow 327; Fish Crow 2; Tree Swallow 340; No. Rough-winged Swallow 23; Carolina Chickadee 95; Tufted Titmouse 28; Brown Creeper 1; Carolina Wren 50; House Wren 2; Sedge Wren 1; Marsh Wren 1; Golden-crowned Kinglet 16; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 98; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 24; E. Bluebird 8; Am. Robin 54; Gray Catbird 1; No. Mockingbird 73; Brown Thrasher 6; European Starling 443; Am. Pipit 116; Orange-crowned Warbler 39; Yellow Warbler 1; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 156; Pine Warbler 3; Palm Warbler 4; Com. Yellowthroat 96; Wilson’s Warbler 1; E. Towhee 28; Chipping Sparrow 22; Savannah Sparrow 81; Song Sparrow 21; Swamp Sparrow 203; White-throated Sparrow 109; No. Cardinal 315; Red-winged Blackbird 1187; E. Meadowlark 55; Com. Grackle 777; Boat-tailed Grackle 7; Bronzed Cowbird 1; Brown-headed Cowbird 113; Baltimore Oriole 1; House Finch 15; Am. Goldfinch 218; House Sparrow 232.

  Total: 109 species; 8,069 individuals.

  Participants: Compilers – Beth Maniscalco, 206 Pamela Place, Thibodaux, LA 70301  beth.maniscalco@nicholls.edu; Lisa Robichaux, 120 Blouin Lane, Raceland, LA 70394; Stephanie Conner, John Conover, Paul Conover, Leslie Daigle, Beth Maniscalco, Simon Maniscalco, Nicole Michel, Lisa Robichaux, Nauman Saghir, Deannie Sanders.

 

Venice (LA VE)

29o 20’ N  89o 26’ W, center Triumph, including Venice to Tidewater & Buras. Dec. 30, 2005; 6:30 am to 5:30 pm; Temp 55o to 70o F. Wind variable, 5-10 mph.  Still water open. Moving water open. AM & PM partly cloudy. Observers: 7 in field in 3 parties (non-owling); 0 hours and 1 mile owling. Total party-hours 24; party-miles 48.5; 20.5 hours and 8.5 miles on foot, 3.5 hours and 40 miles by car.

·        Gadwall 1; Am. Wigeon 14; Mottled Duck 4; Canvasback 497; Redhead 378; Greater Scaup 72; Lesser Scaup 2030; Long-tailed Duck 1; Red-breasted Merganser 6; Ruddy Duck 10; Common Loon 3; Pied-billed Grebe 4; Horned Grebe 1; Am. White Pelican 429; Brown Pelican 630; Double-crested Cormorant 1720; Anhinga 3; Am. Bittern 1; Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 27; Great Egret 303; Snowy Egret 46; Little Blue Heron 62; Tricolored Heron 20; Cattle Egret 1; Green Heron 1; Black-crowned Night-Heron 7; White Ibis 33; Roseate Spoonbill 14; Black Vulture 155; Turkey Vulture 251; Osprey 22; No. Harrier 1; Sharp-shinned Hawk 2; Red-shouldered Hawk 3; Red-tailed Hawk 7; Am. Kestrel 9; Peregrine Falcon 1; Clapper Rail 9; King Rail 2; Com. Moorhen 13; Am. Coot 2; Black-bellied Plover 2; Killdeer 30; Black-necked Stilt 5; Greater Yellowlegs 5; Lesser Yellowlegs 2; Spotted Sandpiper 3; dowitcher sp. 1; Wilson’s Snipe 16; Laughing Gull 222; Ring-billed Gull 108; Herring Gull 288; Caspian Tern 7; Royal Tern 2; Forster’s Tern 1; White-winged Dove 8; Mourning Dove 16; Barn Owl 1; Great Horned Owl 1; Chuck-will’s-widow 1; Belted Kingfisher 19; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2; Hairy Woodpecker 1; No. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker 1; E. Phoebe 40; Myiarchus sp. 1; Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 14; Loggerhead Shrike 2; Blue-headed Vireo 7; Blue Jay 1; Am. Crow 72; Tree Swallow 615; Carolina Wren 4; House Wren 8; Marsh Wren 10; Golden-crowned Kinglet 3; Ruby-crowned Kinglet 38; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 29; Hermit Thrush 3; Am. Robin 7; Gray Catbird 6; No. Mockingbird 6; Am. Pipit 1; Orange-crowned Warbler 35; Yellow-rumped (Audubon’s) Warbler 1; Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler 278; Palm Warbler 52; Black-and-white Warbler 1; Com. Yellowthroat 6; E. Towhee 3; Seaside Sparrow 6; Swamp Sparrow 43; White-throated Sparrow 1; No. Cardinal 5; Red-winged Blackbird 78; Com. Grackle 5; Boat-tailed Grackle 205; Am. Goldfinch 4.

  Total: 99 species; 9127 individuals.

  Participants: Compiler – Robert Purrington, Dept. Physics, Tulane Univ, New Orleans, LA 70118  danny@tulane.edu; Viki LeFever, David Muth, Glenn Ousset, Robert Purrington, Christie Riehl, Rosemary Seidler, and Phillip Wallace.