Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids

Nature PEI and the Stratford Area Watershed Improvement Group hosted a CBC4Kids event Saturday, January 82017. Despite it being a chilly morning, there was a good turnout. A total of 13 species were noted. The following is what was observed:

  • 2 American Black Duck
  • 1 Northern Goshawk
  • 1Herring Gull
  • 2 Downy Woodpecker
  • 8 Hairy Woodpecker (4 were heard but not seen)
  • 2 Blue Jays (heard but not seen)
  • 10 American Crow
  • 2 Common Raven
  • 19 Black-capped Chickadee
  • 1 Brown Creeper
  • 4 Golden-crowned Kinglet
  • 1 Pine Siskin (heard but not seen)
  • 2 American Goldfinch

Other wildlife noted included:

  • Red Squirrel
  • Plenty of snowshoe hare tracks
  • Red Fox tracks
  • Coyote tracks
  • Mink tracks
  • Racoon tracks

 

Submitted by Luke Peters – for Nature PEI

 

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Nature PEI is the Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island.
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