Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch -- Week #21 Report 2021-2022 Season

in hive-168339 •  2 months ago 

This week's featured birds are an American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Mourning Dove, White-breasted Nuthatch, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, and Red-Bellied Woodpecker.

I typically watch and count birds on Saturday and Sunday. This is my report for 2-3 April 2022.

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Bird Watching Notes

American Robin (Turdus migratorius, ORDER: Passeriformes, FAMILY: Turdidae)

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Range map for American Robins throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the American Robin at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura, ORDER: Columbiformes, FAMILY: Columbidae)

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Range map for Mourning Doves throughout North America and Central America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Mourning Dove at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis, ORDER: Passeriformes, FAMILY: Passerellidae)

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Range map for Dark-eyed Juncos throughout North America and Central America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Dark-eyed Junco at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Red-Bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus, ORDER: Piciformes, FAMILY: Picidae)

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Range map for Red-Bellied Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Red-Bellied Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Hairy Woodpecker (Dryobates villosus, ORDER: Piciformes, FAMILY: Picidae)

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Original Photos

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Range map for Hairy Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Hairy Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens, ORDER: Piciformes, FAMILY: Picidae)

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Range map for Downy Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Downy Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis, ORDER: Passeriformes, FAMILY: Sittidae)

Look at this pose!

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Original Photos

Range map for White-breasted Nuthatches throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the White-breasted Nuthatch at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Bird Counts

My bird counts for the two-day period.

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Summary of Counts This Season

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Signing Up for a Season

Project FeederWatch is a great way to introduce children and adults to science and conservation through bird watching.

If you are interested in joining Project FeederWatch this season, you can learn more and sign-up at the Project FeederWatch website. During the season you will need to record your observations during two consecutive days each week.

Sources

All About Birds

Project FeederWatch -- Collecting Bird Counts for North American Continent

eBird -- Collecting Bird Counts from around the World

Crossley ID Guide -- For identifying the birds of North America

Use of Original Photos

The photographs in this post are free to be used by anyone as long as the photo credit is left on the photographs.

Equipment

ItemName
CameraCanon EOS 7D
LensCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
FiltersTiffen 58mm UV Protection Filter, Tiffen 58MM Circular Polarizer Glass Filter
TripodManfrotto MT190XPRO3 3 Section Aluminum Tripod Legs with Q90 Column (Black)

Amazon Affiliate links provided to books and equipment for your convenience.

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Greetings @etcmike, remarkable difference between the woodpeckers when they are together. Excellent photos.

Looking nice birds great project

Hello @etcmike, the Junco looks like a brood. Or is that they are so all strange.

thank you very much for sharing a great project, have a nice day and have a great weekend

Great project, beautiful photos, thank you very much for sharing, have a nice day and good mood

Thanks mike sir for sharing great project.

Nice analysis. Beautiful bird