North Coast

Cleveland, Ohio, Christmas Bird Count, 1940 - 2018

Sponsored by the Kirtland Bird Club and conducted on Cleveland's east side, eastern suburbs into Lake and Geauga Counties, it covers a circle of 15 miles in diameter centered 0.5 miles west of the junction of Routes 6 and 175.

Taxonomy follows Clements/eBird 2018.

                    Summary of Cleveland Christmas Bird Counts 1940 - 2018
  
                               Years  Overall  Yr Seen
Species Name                    Seen  Average  Average  Max  Max Yr  Min  Count Week
Snow Goose       		  5      0        1      1    1959         CW   1989
Greater White-fronted Goose       2      0        3      5    1966                  
Brant       			  1      0        1      1    1994         CW   1970
Cackling Goose       		  2      0        3      3    2018                  
Canada Goose      		 57    918     1272   2558    1997                  
Mute Swan      			  4      0        1      2    2008                  
Tundra Swan      		 15      4       19    124    1999         CW   2   
Wood Duck      			 33      1        3     21    1971         CW   1985
Blue-winged Teal      		  4      0        4      8    1979                  
Northern Shoveler       	 17      1        4     14    2016         CW   1974
Gadwall           		 37      4        9     62    2016         CW   4   
American Wigeon      		 31      1        3      9    1971         CW   2   
Mallard       			 79    435      435   1425    1976    1            
American Black Duck      	 78    154      156    478    1975                  
Northern Pintail       		 23      1        2      4    1970         CW   3   
Green-winged Teal       	 13      0        1      3    1971         CW   2   
Canvasback       		 41     12       23    200    1952         CW   4   
Redhead      			 48     57       94   2708    2016         CW   2   
Ring-necked Duck      		 13      0        2      8    2006         CW   1977
Greater Scaup       		 46     38       65   1036    1963         CW   1972
Lesser Scaup       		 73    117      126   3050    1953         CW   2000
King Eider       		  1      0        1      1    1966                  
Harlequin Duck       		  2      0        2      2    2005                  
Surf Scoter       		 22      1        4     14    1996         CW   2   
White-winged Scoter         	 26      1        3     18    2006         CW   1970
Black Scoter       		 20      1        4     11    2006                  
Long-tailed Duck       		 21      0        2      4    1977         CW   2   
Bufflehead      		 70     18       20    100    1991                  
Common Goldeneye      		 77     95       97    412    2018                  
Hooded Merganser      		 55      3        5     32    2015         CW   1967
Red-breasted Merganser      	 75   2382     2509  36899    2015                  
Common Merganser       		 64     44       55    373    1985         CW   3   
Ruddy Duck       		 55     22       31    393    2016         CW   1980
Northern Bobwhite       	 22      8       27     75    1949         CW   2   
Ring-necked Pheasant      	 40      3        6     20    1962         CW   1971
Ruffed Grouse       		 24      1        2     16    1941                  
Wild Turkey       		 16      4       18     61    2016                  
Pied-billed Grebe       	 36      1        3      9    2016         CW   4   
Horned Grebe     		 46      7       12     84    1974         CW   1969
Eared Grebe       		  2      0        2      2    1987                  
Rock Pigeon       		 46    256      439   1612    2006                  
Mourning Dove       		 76    124      129    301    1999                  
American Coot       		 49      5        8    130    1975         CW   3   
Sandhill Crane       		  1      0        2      2    2015                  
Killdeer       			 18      1        5     35    1975         CW   2   
Dunlin       			  3      0        1      2    1984         CW   3   
Purple Sandpiper       		  4      0        1      2    1948         CW   1966
Western Sandpiper       	  0      0        0                        CW   1984
American Woodcock       	  3      0        1      1    1963                  
Wilson's Snipe       		 43      2        4     12    1975                  
Red-necked Phalarope       	  1      0        1      1    1953         CW   1974
Red Phalarope       		  1      0        2      2    1980         CW   1988
Pomarine Jaeger       		  3      0        2      3    1988                  
Black-legged Kittiwake      	  2      0        1      1    2005                  
Ivory Gull       		  0      0        0                        CW   1975
Bonaparte's Gull      		 76   3328     3460  25650    1974                  
Black-headed Gull       	  2      0        1      1    1994                  
Little Gull       		  6      0        2      3    1977         CW   2   
Franklin's Gull       		  4      0        1      2    1969                  
Ring-billed Gull      		 79   8066     8066  64250    1969    1            
Herring Gull       		 79   2644     2644  17410    1974   13            
Iceland Gull       		 11      0        1      2    2008         CW   4   
Iceland Gull (thayeri)      	 15      0        2      5    1985         CW   1990
Lesser Black-backed Gull         25      1        2      7    2007                  
Glaucous Gull       		 18      0        2      4    1980         CW   3   
Great Black-backed Gull          53     36       53    650    2005         CW   1971
Common Loon       		 17      1        6     46    1983         CW   4   
Northern Gannet       		  3      0        1      2    1947                  
Double-crested Cormorant         29      2        5     40    2008         CW   1988
Great Blue Heron      		 58      7        9     46    1992                  
Green Heron      		  2      0        4      6    2015                  
Black-crowned Night-Heron         5      0        2      5    1983                  
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron        1      0        1      1    1973                  
Osprey      			  1      0        1      1    2008                  
Northern Harrier      		 26      1        2     10    1948         CW   2002
Sharp-shinned Hawk       	 46      1        2      4    1983         CW   1981
Cooper's Hawk       		 68      4        5     18    2005         CW   1967
Northern Goshawk       		  1      0        1      1    2007                  
Bald Eagle       		 19      1        3      9    2018         CW   1994
Red-shouldered Hawk       	 66      3        3     11    2006         CW   2   
Broad-winged Hawk      		  4      0        1      1    1953                  
Red-tailed Hawk       		 77     12       13     34    2004                  
Rough-legged Hawk      		 22      1        2      7    1948         CW   2   
Barn Owl       			  1      0        1      1    1992                  
Eastern Screech-Owl       	 33      1        2      5    2001         CW   3   
Great Horned Owl       		 38      1        2      3    1979         CW   3   
Snowy Owl      			  5      0        2      2    1984         CW   4   
Barred Owl       		 65      1        2      5    2017         CW   1967
Long-eared Owl      		  2      0        1      1    2000         CW   1972
Short-eared Owl      		  2      0        1      1    1977         CW   2   
Northern Saw-whet Owl       	 10      0        1      3    2013                  
Belted Kingfisher       	 74      6        6     20    2001                  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker         34      1        2      3    1953                  
Red-headed Woodpecker      	 38      2        4     19    2016         CW   1994
Red-bellied Woodpecker       	 77     35       36    130    2017                  
Downy Woodpecker       		 79     89       89    134    1964   29            
Hairy Woodpecker      		 79     22       22     58    1964    7            
Pileated Woodpecker       	 78      6        6     17    2008                  
Northern Flicker       		 74      5        6     22    1984                  
American Kestrel       		 70      4        4     11    1973         CW   2005
Merlin       			 18      0        2      5    1999                  
Peregrine Falcon      		 10      0        2      3    2013         CW   2007
Eastern Phoebe      		  5      0        1      1    1952                  
Northern Shrike      		 12      0        1      2    1954         CW   1991
Blue Jay       			 79    221      221    464    1986   23            
American Crow       		 79    398      398   2426    1979    1            
Horned Lark       		 26      3        8     36    1991                  
Black-capped Chickadee           79    304      304    723    1983   39            
Boreal Chickadee       		  1      0        1      1    1972                  
Tufted Titmouse       		 79    128      128    280    1969   18            
Red-breasted Nuthatch       	 68      8        9     40    2018                  
White-breasted Nuthatch          79     89       89    162    1959   24            
Brown Creeper       		 74      4        5     29    1984                  
House Wren      		  1      0        1      1    1975                  
Winter Wren      		 38      1        2      4    1974                  
Carolina Wren       		 61      8       10     41    2004         CW   1980
Golden-crowned Kinglet       	 71      9       10     72    1984                  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet       	 18      0        2      7    1972         CW   1992
Eastern Bluebird      		 67     19       22     85    2001                  
Swainson's Thrush      		  2      0        1      1    1971                  
Hermit Thrush       		 17      0        1      3    2014                  
Wood Thrush       		  1      0        1      1    1978                  
American Robin       		 77    232      238   1773    2004                  
Gray Catbird       		 11      0        1      5    2013                  
Brown Thrasher       		 14      0        1      3    1969         CW   1973
Northern Mockingbird      	 37      2        5     12    2001                  
European Starling       	 79   2199     2199  61458    1986   79            
American Pipit       		  3      0        1      2    1982                  
Cedar Waxwing       		 67     78       92    397    1993                  
Evening Grosbeak       		 24      4       15     46    1977         CW   1967
Pine Grosbeak       		  4      1       19     31    1961                  
House Finch       		 43    101      185    443    1992                  
Purple Finch       		 34      4       10    123    1982                  
Common Redpoll       		 27     17       50    174    1969         CW   3   
Hoary Redpoll       		  1      0        1      1    1995                  
Red Crossbill       		  4      0        6      9    1969                  
White-winged Crossbill       	  3      1       23     60    1966                  
Pine Siskin       		 45     10       18     68    2004         CW   2   
American Goldfinch       	 79    136      136    332    1998    1            
Lapland Longspur       		 11      0        3     12    1988                  
Snow Bunting       		 47     13       22    223    2010                  
Chipping Sparrow      		  6      0        3     12    1959                  
Field Sparrow       		 28      1        4     16    1964         CW   1982
American Tree Sparrow       	 79    160      160    570    1947    9            
Fox Sparrow       		 12      0        2      5    2012         CW   1965
Dark-eyed Junco       		 79    299      299    612    1947   53            
White-crowned Sparrow       	 18      1        4     18    1984         CW   1976
White-throated Sparrow      	 70     35       40    215    1980                  
Vesper Sparrow      		  0      0        0                        CW   1984
LeConte's Sparrow       	  1      0        1      1    2013                  
Savannah Sparrow      		  1      0        1      1    1959                  
Song Sparrow       		 79     43       43    108    1975    6            
Lincoln's Sparrow       	  1      0        1      1    1981                  
Swamp Sparrow       		 46      2        3     23    2013                  
Eastern Towhee       		 52      3        4     37    1960         CW   3   
Yellow-headed Blackbird       	  0      0        0                        CW   1993
Eastern Meadowlark       	 10      0        3     11    1956                  
Baltimore Oriole       		  2      0        1      1    1957         CW   2   
Red-winged Blackbird       	 44     38       68   1501    1983         CW   2   
Brown-headed Cowbird       	 39     85      172   2107    1986         CW   1972
Rusty Blackbird       		 15      3       14     98    1991         CW   1966
Common Grackle       		 40     78      155   1414    1983                  
Ovenbird       			  1      0        1      1    1996                  
Nashville Warbler       	  1      0        1      1    2001                  
Common Yellowthroat       	  1      0        2      2    1980         CW   2001
Yellow-rumped Warbler       	 33      3        6     33    1998                  
Northern Cardinal      		 79    205      205    394    1975   34            
Dickcissel       		  0      0        0                        CW   2   
House Sparrow       		 79    627      627   1350    1951  129            
     Total Species      Max & Max Year      Min & Min Year      Avg of Species      CW Only
         169            87        2013      40        1942           69               5

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Updated: Jan. 24, 2019