November 4, 2019

Crane Count:  2
21 observed
flying in area
Species count:  31

This week was the USFWS fall crane count.  So this is the official government count for us:  2.  Ron Hoffman & I counted in an adjacent property to the north of the sanctuary and our numbers were about the same.

 

eBird checklist is available at:  https://ebird.org/checklist/S61196527

 

Crane counters:   Gary Siegrist & Ross Green

Compiler:  Gary Siegrist

Submitted by Steve Jerant

Crane Count:  02 (21 observed in the area)

Species count:  31

 

115 Canada Goose

3 Trumpeter Swan -- 2 adults and one juvenile 

7 Wood Duck

6 Northern Shoveler

20 American Wigeon

75 Mallard

6 American Black Duck

15 Ring-necked Duck

9 Hooded Merganser

21 Sandhill Crane -- 2 stayed in marsh 

1 Turkey Vulture

2 Northern Harrier

2 Bald Eagle

2 Red-tailed Hawk

2 Red-bellied Woodpecker

1 Downy Woodpecker

1 Hairy Woodpecker

1 Blue Jay

8 American Crow

1 Black-capped Chickadee

2 White-breasted Nuthatch

1 Carolina Wren

2 Eastern Bluebird

7 American Robin

15 Cedar Waxwing

3 House Finch

3 American Tree Sparrow

6 Fox Sparrow -- Observed by Gary S

11 White-throated Sparrow

7 Song Sparrow

225 Red-winged Blackbird

2 Common Grackle

 

You can view past postings and historical crane counting data at 

Haehnle site at http://www.haehnlesanctuary.org/crane-count and 

JAS Blog page at http://jacksonaudubon.org/

 

An interesting article about Sandhill Cranes

published in the Washtenaw Voice, the student newspaper for Washtenaw Community College with photos from our own Tom Hodgson. Click Here

Crane Count Archive

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