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"Lincoln County, Nebraska, May 13, 1995, Bird Count," from Nebraska Bird Review (June 1995) 63(2).


Copyright 1995, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union. Used by permission


Nine members of the Tout Bird Club counted 99 species between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM. The day was sunny with gusts of west wind up to 50 miles per hour, and the temperature ranged from 40-50° F. The participants were Esther and Harold cunningham, Marie Eavens, Greg Hoover, Pat McEvoy, Nancy and Virgil Norton, and Wilma and Howard Wyman. The list of species reported by Wilma is as follows:

pied-billed Grebe, Eared Grebe, American white Pelican, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Cattle Egret, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Canada Goose, Wood Duck, Mallard, Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Ring-necked Pheasant, Sharptailed Grouse, wild Turkey, American Coot, Killdeer, American Avocet, Greater Yellowlegs, Upland Sandpiper, Common Snipe, Wilson's Phalarope, Ring-billed Gull, Common Tern, Black Tern, Rock Dove, Mourning Dove, Eastern Screech-Owl, Long-eared Owl, Chimney swift, Red-headed Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Eastern Phoebe, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Tree Swallow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Bank Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow, Purple Martin, Blue Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, House Wren, Eastern Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, Swainson's Thrush, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Brown Thrasher, Cedar Waxwing, Loggerhead shrike, European Starling, Warbling vireo, Tennessee Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow-breasted Chat, Northern Cardinal, Black-headed Grosbeak, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Rufous-sided Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, clay-colored Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Lark Bunting, Grasshopper Sparrow, Whitecrowned Sparrow, Harris' Sparrow, Bobolink, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Orchard Oriole, Northern Oriole, House Finch, Pine Siskin, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow.