Christmas Bird Count 2009: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

Count Summary Number of Party Hours: 69.5 Species reported on count date: 76 Our actual species on count day were 73, plus 3 species for count week for a total of 76 species. The weather was very cold weather for counters and birds alike, with most water areas frozen. We feel that this limited both…

Christmas Bird Count 2008: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir

Introduction The 2008 O’Shaughnessy Reservoir Christmas Bird Count was held on Saturday, January 3, 2009.  The first O’Shaughnessy CBC was held on December 31, 1956, making this the 53rd year for the count.  (No counts were held in 1960, 1963, and 1983.) Recent Data Over the past eight years, the number of species seen has…