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Old Sunday 17th April 2005, 01:53   #1
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How big is your GARDEN/YARD LIST?

Seeing a post by MikeDale in another forum about a new yard tick set me to looking for a list just for yards/gardens. Didn't find one so... how big is yours?

I have 107. How about you?
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Old Sunday 17th April 2005, 02:01   #2
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Hi Katy,

I'm on 96 so hopefully this spring I might sneak 100.

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Old Sunday 17th April 2005, 05:27   #3
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I think we need to establish some ground rules Katy. I include birds that I see while 'IN' the yard, this means flyovers and birds in the surrounding fields. As such my yard list is 121 as off today.
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That's fantastic, Mike! Yup, I use the same rules: If it's seen or heard from the yard, or if it's in the yard, it counts.

Hey, maybe we should also post our lists initially so we can see what everybody's getting. I have an obvious absence of, for instance, owls and water birds:

Bald eagle
Golden eagle
Turkey vulture
Red-tailed hawk
Sharp-shinned hawk
Cooper's hawk
Swainson's hawk
Northern harrier
Northern goshawk
Merlin
Peregrine falcon
American kestrel
Mourning dove
White-winged dove
Common ground dove
Band-tailed pigeon
Common nighthawk
Black-chinned hummingbird
Broad-tailed hummingbird
Calliope hummingbird
Rufous hummingbird
Hairy woodpecker
Downy woodpecker
Lewis's woodpecker
Red-naped sapsucker
Williamson's sapsucker
Northern (red-shafted) flicker
Gilded flicker
Ash-throated flycatcher
Cordilleran flycatcher
Olive-sided flycatcher
Dusky-capped flycatcher
Cassin's kingbird
Cassin's vireo
Plumbeous vireo
Warbling vireo
Pinyon jay
Scrub jay
Steller's jay
Clark's nutcracker
Common raven
American crow
Cliff swallow
Northern rough-winged swallow
Violet-green swallow
Purple martin
Juniper titmouse
Mountain chickadee
Bushtit
Red-breasted nuthatch
White-breasted nuthatch
Pygmy nuthatch
Brown creeper
House wren
Ruby-crowned kinglet
Townsend's solitaire
Western bluebird
American robin
Brown thrasher
Northern mockingbird
Cedar waxwing
Black and white warbler
Black-throated gray warbler
Grace's warbler
Hermit warbler
MacGillivray's warbler
Nashville warbler
Orange-crowned warbler
Townsend's warbler
Virginia's warbler
Wilson's warbler
Yellow warbler
Yellow-rumped warbler
Northern parula
Hepatic tanager
Summer tanager
Western tanager
Black-headed grosbeak
Rose-breasted grosbeak
Lazuli bunting
Dickcissel
Green-tailed towhee
Spotted towhee
Brewer's sparrow
Chipping sparrow
Lark sparrow
Lincoln's sparrow
White-crowned sparrow
White-throated sparrow
House sparrow
Dark-eyed (gray-headed, pink-sided, slate-colored, red-backed, Oregon) junco
Brown-headed cowbird
Brewer's blackbird
European starling
Red-wing blackbird
Great-tailed grackle
Bullock's oriole
Hooded oriole
Cassin's finch
House finch
Purple finch
Evening grosbeak
Red crossbill
Pine siskin
American goldfinch
Lesser goldfinch
Lawrence's goldfinch
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Old Sunday 17th April 2005, 06:45   #5
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Hi,

From Lancashire, England my yard total is only 14 and that is once in a blue moon not worth mentioning looking at those, just wanted to let you all know how lucky you are and and I know you do, but please pleae appreciate it more and look after it and the birds and wildlife. It is good to know there is some out there who does appreciate it.

It sounds like heaven to me, all that space, trees, trees, vines, shrubs your list is endless wish I had a bulldozer. Might get more on my list, but the neighbours would probably complain about "more" mess.

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I also count birds seen or heard while I am in our yard. This includes "fly-overs". I currently have 133 on my yard list. We have lived at our present address for some 30 years, so have had a lot of time compiling this list!
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Heres my list as of yesterday, I really, really want to get a Black and White Warbler this year, maybe todays the day! I live in a 10 acre woodland (only 2 are mine btw) surrounded by fields, there is a farm opposite with cow pasture and a wonderful slurry pit which the waders just love. I have up to 18 feeders out at any one time and 4 watering holes.

Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Tundra Swan
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Mallard
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Ring-necked Pheasant
American Golden-Plover
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Dunlin
Stilt Sandpiper
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Eastern Screech-Owl
Short-eared Owl
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
White-eyed Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Horned Lark
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Carolina Chickadee
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Veery
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
European Starling
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Blue-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Northern Parula
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Pine Warbler
Palm Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
American Redstart
Ovenbird
Common Yellowthroat
Canada Warbler
Scarlet Tanager
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Baltimore Oriole
Purple Finch
House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
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Hi,

From Lancashire, England my yard total is only 14 and that is once in a blue moon not worth mentioning looking at those
Yep...

You 'n' me both Ann...

I just beat you with a phenomenal total of 19, although I don't include flyovers (and would probably only add another 4 or 5 anyway).

On a good day... 7 or 8?

As many of you will know though, I live adjacent to my local patch (the list for which stands at something like 70-odd - including all of the above) but the nearest decent trees are a couple of hundred metres or so away, and that seems to discourage any "strictly" woodland birds from visiting - although I had a Whitethroat once.

Of course... the Goldfinches are great!
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I only moved to Coventry on Nov 27th last year. The person that lived here before us had died but he had been in ill health for a while before that. The garden was in a real mess but I have worked hard on it and made some wildlife friendly areas, plus 3 feeding stations. I still have loads to do but my list so far, which is nothing like you guys across the pond, stands at 33, 20 of which have actually been in the garden.

Most notable birds that have actually visited the garden are:

Fem Bullfinch - once only but they, and the males, appear regulary on bushes at the side of the garden.

Goldcrest, again we have only seen this one once .
Coal Tit, frequently
L T Tit, every day
Mistle Thrush, occasionally
Song Thrush, occasionally
G S Woodpecker, twice but seen most days in the trees by us.

Also I hear Green Woodpecker regularly but as yet haven't seen him
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When I first started keeping a yard list, I didn't include flyovers, but since then, except for 4 of the raptors and the Common Nighthawk, all the others eventually perched on the property even if they didn't come in to feed. I don't count "heard" birds unless I can also see them or unless I'm absolutely sure of the ID. Ideally, I try to get a photograph of each species, too, but I haven't been as religious about doing that as I should. I also didn't start keeping a list just to have a list (because I don't keep a life list, either -- I'm a terribly lazy birder ) but to keep track of what species were here when, and to be able to keep track of vagrants or irruptions for reporting purposes. That's been the most fun of all!

I didn't mention that I have 3 seed feeders, 3 nectar feeders, a suet cake (not during summer) and put peanut butter on the bark of one tree, but haven't planted anything at all in the yard. If I can find some hummer-friendly flowering plants in the area to buy, I'll get some of those in the ground this year, otherwise our yard and 2-acre property are natural mixed conifer forest with pine needles or bare dirt as the floor. I've lived here about 3 1/2 years. I think the biggest draw year-round is the small (3' x 5') pond I built. Without that, I know my list would probably be halved.
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My garden/yard list (in and flyovers) is 50 in the 5 years we have been in this house.
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slight cheat as I work in a 7 acre garden

my own garden is good but I only keep a list in the one I spend most time in, currently 99 after 13 yrs so waiting for something spectacular to make it 100

Little grebe
Cormorant
Grey heron
Mute swan
Canada Goose
Greylag Goose
Mallard
Tufted duck
Teal
Gadwall
Buzzard
Sparrowhawk
Kestrel
Hobby
Pheasant
Grey partridge
Red legged partridge
Moorhen
Coot
Water Rail
Lapwing
Common sandpiper
Green sandpiper
Snipe
Woodcock
Wood pigeon
Common tern
Collared dove
Turtle dove
Stock Dove
Cuckoo
Barn owl
Tawny owl
Little owl
Kingfisher
Green woodpecker
Great sp. Woodpecker
Lesser sp. Woodpecker
Skylark
Swift
Swallow
House martin
Sand martin
Meadow pipit
Pied wagtail
Yellow wagtail
Grey wagtail
Wren
Dunnock
Robin
Blackbird
Song thrush
Mistle thrush
Redwing
Fieldfare
Reed warbler
Lesser whitethroat
Whitethroat
Willow warbler
Blackcap
Garden warbler
Chiffchaff
Grasshopper warbler
Goldcrest
Firecrest
Spotted flycatcher
Pied flycatcher
Long tailed tit
Blue tit
Great tit
Coal tit
Willow tit
Marsh tit
Nuthatch
Treecreeper
Crow
Rook
Magpie
Jay
Jackdaw
Starling
House sparrow
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Siskin
Redpoll
Hawfinch
Chaffinch
Bullfinch
Linnet
Corn Bunting
Reed bunting
Yellowhammer
L B B Gull
Herring gull
Black Headed Gull

Flyovers

Golden Plover
Common Tern
Osprey
Ring-necked Parakeet
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I'm only on 30, but I don't count fly overs.
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As I have a tiny feeding area,I guess my list would be the smallest of any.
Starling
Jackdaw
Rook
House Sparrow
Chaffinch
Collared Dove
Blackbird
Song Thrush
Robin
Bluetit(very rarely)
Assortment of Gulls
Overhead,Swallows galore,when they arrive.
But to compensate,a RSPB reserve 1/2 mile away,a whole beach of birds 100 yds away,a river 25 yds away,and sandhills with lots of nesting birds.Our nearest mountain,which has lots of fir woods on its slopes is 3mls away,and we have lots of birds of prey,who circle the dunes and the reserve looking for food.
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Old Sunday 17th April 2005, 23:08   #15
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When I lived in Lincolnshire in a little village I only had a small back yard but still had quite a few nice species on my list. I was cutting back a low growing yew bush in the front yard and just underneath was a dead Nuthatch! I would have been overjoyed to have seen a Nuthatch in my yard. Instead I was extremely sad, sad for the lovely bird and sad that I'm missed it.
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Blimey! Why are all the American lists so much better than the UK ones? Does the US have that many more species than us? I've just compiled the list for my garden in Birmingham, & it is 26 species over 10 years (although I'm going to cheat my way to 27 - there are Goldfinches a few gardens away, so I've planted Teasels, and I'm now filling one of my feeders with Thistle seed - that'll get the little buggers to come).

Why is the US so much better? The (human) population density in the States is lower, so I guess that leaves more room for wildlife, hence perhaps more species, but at the same time, presumably the birds would not need to come into gardens so much, as there should be more food available out in the bigger 'wild' spaces.

Why are you better than us? I demand a explanation.

Regards,
Annoyed of England

Any way, here's my list, excl. flyovers
Blue tit
Great tit
Coal tit
Long tailed tit
Chaffinch
Greenfinch
Bullfinch
Garden Warbler
Chiffchaff
Goldcrest
Wren
Nuthatch
House Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Dunnock
Blackbird
Song Thrush
Robin
Collared Dove
Wood Pigeon
Stock Dove
Grey Wagtail
Pied Wagtail
Sparrowhawk
Magpie
Jay

To include flyovers, add
Grey Heron
Lesser Black Backed Gull
Greater Black Backed Gull
Black Headed Gull
Mallard
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Buzzard

...and another thing: how can I have 26 species but no starlings?
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Let's redress the balance then. Our garden list stands at 136 in just under 2 and a half years. Highlights include avocet, little egret, smew, med. gull, jack snipe, water pipit, red+black-throated divers, long-tailed duck, little tern, tree sparrow, slav grebe, little gull, arctic tern, osprey, merlin ...
See http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=15443 for more details.

I expect Jane Turner will be along shortly with her even bigger total ...

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Thanks, Rob, but that doesn't help.

Now I resent America and Scotland.
(Yes Richard W, and English gardens which cover 7 acres - what the hell is that, the whole of Hertfordshire?)

Even more annoyed of England.
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Yes Richard W, and English gardens which cover 7 acres - what the hell is that, the whole of Hertfordshire?
only a small chunk
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Here is my list for this yard. Not bad for only being here one year.

1. Blue Jay
2. Evening Grosbeak
3. Pine Grosbeak
4. Common Redpoll
5. Black Capped Chickadee
6. Hairy Woodpecker
7. Downy Woodpecker
8. Raven
9. Purple Finch
10. American Tree Sparrow
11. Fox Sparrow
12. Common Grackle
13. Starling
14. Red Winged Blackbird
15. Rusty Blackbird
16. Junco
17. Gray Jay
18. Canada Goose
19. Sandhill Crane
20. Great Blue Heron
21. Hoary Redpoll
22. Kestrel
23. Tree Swallow
24. American Robin
25. Pine Siskin
26. Crow
27. American Goldfinch
28. Brown Headed Cowbird
29. Mourning Dove
30. Herring Gull
31. Cedar Waxwing
32. Red Breasted Nuthatch

33 Rose Breasted Grosbeak
34. Snow Bunting
35. White Crowned Sparrow
36. White Throated Sparrow
37. Chipping Sparrow
38. Song Sparrow
39. Sharp Shinned Hawk
40. Hermit Thrush
41. Ruby Throated Hummingbird
42. Common Nighthawk
43. American Pipit
44. Palm Warbler
45. Yellow Rumped Warbler
46. Eastern Bluebird
47. Harris’s Sparrow
48. Savannah Sparrow
49. Common Loon
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We live on 25 acres on sort of a mountain (at 2,900 ft). The property is mostly open field, with lots of edge habitat and quite a lot of pine woods with lots of serviceberry mixed in in places, and some fir. It seems to be very good for birds, and we've lived here about 15 years (since I was 6 months old...). The property list stands at 128, with many additions the last few years when I really started going out often. There have been 2 additions this year: Blue Jay and Golden Eagle. I do count flyovers And I must admit that I count it if it's pretty close, even if it's not quite within the limits and I'm not quite in the property... But I think all but maybe one or two have now been seen within the property limits.

I haven't seen several of these birds; my dad saw them while I was too little to care. But they still count for the property checklist, of course!


Great Blue Heron
Tundra Swan
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Mallard
Common Merganser
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle
American Kestrel
Merlin
California Quail
Gray Partridge
Ring-necked Pheasant
Killdeer
Ring-billed Gull
Rock Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Vaux's Swift
White-throated Swift
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Red-naped Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Willow Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (I think it's Cordilleran by song, but the range of these isn't quite sure yet)
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Horned Lark
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
American Pipit
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing
Bewick's Wren
Winter Wren
House Wren
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Western Bluebird
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend's Solitaire
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Pygmy Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Northern Shrike
Steller's Jay
Blue Jay
Black-billed Magpie
Clark's Nutcracker
American Crow
Common Raven
European Starling
House Sparrow
Cassin's Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch
Pine Grosbeak
Cassin's Finch
House Finch
Red Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
American Redstart
MacGillivray's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Black-headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Brewer's Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock's Oriole


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A Huddersfield garden at 180m asl, 0.3 acres, lot of trees around

42 if I count fly-overs (*), 30 without.

Grey Heron - going for the goldfish
Mallard (*) - regular
Sparrowhawk - murdered a Blackbird
Kestrel (*) - rare
Common Gull (*) - rare
Herring Gull (*) - rare
Lesser Black Backed Gull (*) - occasional
Black-headed Gull (*) - occasional
Feral Pigeon - rare
Wood Pigeon - regular
Collared Dove - regular
Tawny Owl (*) - twice
Swift (*) - regular summer
Great Spotted Woodpecker - once
Swallow (*) - regular summer
House Martin (*) - regular summer
Wren - occasional
Dunnock - regular
Robin - regular
Black Redstart (!!)
Blackbird - regular
Fieldfare (*) - occasional winter
Redwing (*) - occasional winter
Song Thrush - regular
Mistle Thrush - occasional
Blackcap - once
Long-tailed Tit - occasional
Marsh Tit - once
Coal Tit - regular winter
Great Tit - regular
Blue Tit - regular
Jay - occasional
Magpie - regular
Jackdaw - regular
Rook - regular
Crow - regular
Starling - occasional
Chaffinch - regular
Greenfinch - regular
Linnet - once
Bullfinch - occasional
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Must admit i've got bloody lists for just about everything,
but i ain't got a garden list...
I suppose we must have 20+ species that have visited our
little plot over the 5 years we have been here.
We feed the birds with scraps etc, have 2 seed feeders,
2 nut feeders, a fatball feeder and a water dish.
I've just put up a nest box on the side of the shed,
Brian (the cat) sits on top of it most of the time...so i reckon
i'm gonna have to move it!...
We sat out yesterday afternoon and watched a Collared Dove
sat on her nest at the top of a Damson tree...
she seemed a tad surprised that we had clocked her!!
The House Martins built a nest in the eves at the front
of the house 2 years ago...the Sparrows took that over.
But the Martins used it for roosting last year...
hope to see them back soon too!!!
There are some mice under the shed and we have bats
flying around the house (outside :) in the summer.
Not bad for a new build really...I'm happy we are here anyway!

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Old Monday 18th April 2005, 21:01   #24
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At the moment we're on 14 species, having just moved into a new-build house with a bare patch of soil as a back garden. We're slowly getting it into shape (see my Garden Diary thread) and we are trying to encourage the birds. So far the most frequent visitors are the Goldfinches.

In order of appearance in the garden:
Wren
Blackbird
Goldfinch
Greenfinch
Great Tit
Blue Tit
Robin
Dunnock
Collared Dove
Mistle Thrush
Starling
Chaffinch
Willow Tit
Magpie

The Willow Tit visited for about a week, and then was never seen again. I haven't seen the Chaffinch recently either. Over the past couple of weeks, I heard a new call and managed to see a Linnet on the telegraph wires over on the adjoining estate of bungalows. One day we saw about 5 and then over this past weekend there was a flock of at least 12 - then they flew off into the distance. They haven't ventured into the garden yet, as far as we know, although I'm sure they can see all the activity at the feeders.

I have seen one House Sparrow over in the established gardens, but again it didn't seem to want to come into the garden.

I have seen a Kestrel fly over and tonight I saw a Sparrowhawk. Other flyovers include Carrion Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Grey Heron, Wood Pigeon.
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We live in a regular sized yard in a typical residential area of Saint Joseph, Missouri. I suppose that our yard is about 60 feet X 120 feet. We have a small plastic pond in the backyard, a small bed of strawberries, one short row of black raspberries, some wild flowers. I have planted a lot of different species of trees (the birds have also helped in this area by sowing of few seeds themselves). We also have a couple of brush piles in which the birds can seek cover when threatened or for roosting. This is my list of our 133 yard birds. I do count heard birds and flyovers!

DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT (flyover)
GREAT BLUE HERON (flyover)
GREAT EGRET (flyover)
Green Heron (flyover)
CANADA GOOSE (flyover)
ROSS' GOOSE (flyover)
SNOW GOOSE (flyover)
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE (flyover)
MALLARD (flyover)
WOOD DUCK
TURKEY VULTURE (flyover)
MISSISSIPPI KITE (flyover)
NORTHERN GOSHAWK (flyover)
SHARP-SHINNED HAWK
COOPER'S HAWK
RED-TAILED HAWK
BROAD-WINGED HAWK (flyover)
ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK (flyover)
FERRUGINOUS HAWK (flyover)
BALD EAGLE (flyover)
NORTHERN HARRIER (flyover)
AMERICAN KESTREL
NORTHERN BOBWHITE
WILD TURKEY
KILLDEER
AMERICAN WOODCOCK (one time only!)
RING-BILLED GULL (flyover)
FRANKLIN'S GULL (flyover)
BLACK TERN (flyover)
ROCK DOVE
WHITE-WINGED DOVE
MOURNING DOVE
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO
BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO
EASTERN SCREECH-OWL
GREAT HORNED OWL
BARRED OWL
COMMON NIGHTHAWK
CHIMNEY SWIFT
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD
NORTHERN FLICKER(YEL.SH.)
RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER (one time only!)
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER
HAIRY WOODPECKER
DOWNY WOODPECKER
EASTERN KINGBIRD (one time only!)
EASTERN PHOEBE
ALDER FLYCATCHER
LEAST FLYCATCHER
EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER
TREE SWALLOW (flyover)
ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW (flyover)
BARN SWALLOW (flyover)
PURPLE MARTIN (flyover)
BLUE JAY
AMERICAN CROW
BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE
TUFTED TITMOUSE
WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH
RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH
BROWN CREEPER
HOUSE WREN
WINTER WREN
BEWICK'S WREN
CAROLINA WREN
NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD
GRAY CATBIRD
BROWN THRASHER
AMERICAN ROBIN
WOOD THRUSH
HERMIT THRUSH
SWAINSON'S THRUSH
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH
GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET
RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET
CEDAR WAXWING
EUROPEAN STARLING
BELL'S VIREO
BLUE-HEADED VIREO
RED-EYED VIREO
PHILADELPHIA VIREO
BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER (one time only!)
TENNESSEE WARBLER
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER
NASHVILLE WARBLER
NORTHERN PARULA
YELLOW WARBLER
MAGNOLIA WARBLER
YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER(Myrtle)
BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER
BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER (one time only!)
CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (one time only!)
BLACKPOLL WARBLER
PALM WARBLER
OVENBIRD
KENTUCKY WARBLER
COMMON YELLOWTHROAT
WILSON'S WARBLER
AMERICAN REDSTART
HOUSE SPARROW
RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD
ORCHARD ORIOLE
BALTIMORE ORIOLE
BREWER'S BLACKBIRD
RUSTY BLACKBIRD
GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE
COMMON GRACKLE
BROWN-HEADED COWBIRD
SCARLET TANAGER (one time only!)
NORTHERN CARDINAL
ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK
INDIGO BUNTING
PURPLE FINCH
HOUSE FINCH
COMMON REDPOLL
PINE SISKIN
AMERICAN GOLDFINCH
EASTERN TOWHEE
DARK-EYED JUNCO(Slate-colored)
AMERICAN TREE SPARROW
CHIPPING SPARROW
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
FIELD SPARROW
HARRIS' SPARROW
WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW
WHITE-THROATED SPARROW
FOX SPARROW
LINCOLN'S SPARROW
SWAMP SPARROW
SONG SPARROW


Looks like I have 24 flyovers, so if those were not counted I would only have 109 birds in the yard (133-24=109).
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