Bird Roll Call: December 29, 2017

  • American coot
  • American crow
  • American goldfinch
  • American robin
  • American tree sparrow
  • American white pelican
  • Bald eagle (six)
  • Black-capped chickadee
  • Blue jay
  • Blue-winged teal
  • Bufflehead
  • Canada goose
  • Carolina wren
  • Chipping sparrow
  • Common goldeneye
  • Cooper’s hawk
  • Dark-eyed junco
  • Downy woodpecker
  • Eastern bluebird
  • Eastern / western meadowlark
  • European starling
  • Great blue heron
  • House finch
  • House sparrow
  • Greater / lesser scaup*
  • Mallard
  • Mourning dove
  • Northern cardinal
  • Northern flicker
  • Northern harrier
  • Red-bellied woodpecker
  • Red-shouldered hawk
  • Red-tailed hawk
  • Ring-billed gull
  • Ring-necked duck*
  • Rock pigeon
  • Rough-legged hawk*
  • Snow geese
  • White-breasted nuthatch
  • White-throated sparrow
  • Yellow-bellied sapsucker

Locations — in my backyard, at Clinton Lake, and while driving to and from these locations. A single asterisk indicates first sighting.

Bird Roll Call: December 28, 2017

  • American crow
  • American goldfinch
  • American kestrel
  • American robin
  • American tree sparrow
  • Bald eagle (pair)
  • Black-capped chickadee
  • Blue jay
  • Canada goose
  • Chipping sparrow
  • Common goldeneye
  • Cooper’s hawk
  • Dark-eyed junco
  • Downy woodpecker
  • Eastern bluebird
  • European starling
  • Great blue heron
  • Harris’s sparrow
  • House finch
  • House sparrow
  • Mallard
  • Mourning dove
  • Northern cardinal
  • Northern flicker
  • Northern harrier
  • Purple finch
  • Red-bellied woodpecker
  • Red-shouldered hawk
  • Red-tailed hawk
  • Red-winged blackbird
  • Ring-billed gull
  • Rock pigeon
  • Snow geese (overhead)
  • Song sparrow
  • Tufted titmouse
  • White-crowned sparrow
  • White-throated sparrow

Locations — in my backyard, at Clinton Lake, at Baker Wetlands, and while driving to and from these locations.