Highlights from last Saturday's 12/16/2017 Northern Westchester Christmas Brid 
Count

Snow Goose - 250 (count week)
Redhead - 2
American Widgeon - 1 (count week)
Canvasback - 300
Bald Eagle - 32
Northern Harrier - 2
Peregrine Falcon - 2
Merlin - 2
Virginia Rail - 1
Wilson's Snipe - 1 (per compiler Mike Newhouse this bird found by Max Kogut and 
seen by several on the bike trail south of Yorktown Heights center was the 
first snipe on the Count in 27 years -1990)
Owl species - 4 (including Northern Saw-whet Owl - Cliffdale farm section 
Teatown Lake Reservation)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 29
Red-breasted Nuthatch - 1
Marsh Wren - 1
Eastern Bluebird - 65
American Pipit - 30 (Croton Point)
White-crowned Sparrow - 1
Fox sparrow - 1 (Croton Point)
Eastern Meadowlark - 1 (Croton Point)
Purple Finch - 1
Horned Lark - 18 (Croton Point)
Yellow Rumped warbler -1 (Muscoot farm - any warbler good on this count)

Total species was 94, very good for this count.

L Trachtenberg
Ossining

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