Farm Bird Lists – 2020

1/27/2020  Northern Shrike

3-15 to 3-21-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
American Woodcock
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Canada Goose
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
Sandhill Crane
Song Sparrow
Tundra Swan
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wild Turkey

3/15 first of season Sandhill Cranes (heard Sandhill Cranes south of Mondovi a few days ago, but these are the first we’ve heard here)
3/16 first of season Song Sparrow
3/18 first of season American Woodcock
3/18 Northern Shrike in wetland
3/21 Northern Shrike hunting in Buffalo Ridge Prairie
3/21 Tundra Swans flying over the house at night
3/21 Erik saw an Infant Moth while he was working on Pine Point – I haven’t seen one yet

 

3-8 to 3-14-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Canada Goose
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Purple Finch
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ruffed Grouse
White-breasted Nuthatch

3/8 first of season Red-winged Blackbird
3/14 first of season Purple Finch

 

3-1 to 3-7-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

3/3 older but immature Golden Eagle circling over the house; light stripe on forward wing edge, wings held at dihedral, flew in small circles

 

2-23 to 2-29-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

2/23 first of season Eastern Bluebird – sitting on a nest box
2/23 flock of American Robins in the woods above the garage
2/24 first of season moths – 2 small ones on the outside of my study windows; 30F outside temperature
2/25 American Kestrel – we think – flying west and then south over the wetland; light speckled underside, pointed wings, dark band on edge of tail, fast flight – no gliding

 

2-16 to 2-22-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

2/17 first of season spring Cardinal song

 

2-9 to 2-15-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Red-bellied Woodpecker
White-breasted Nuthatch

2/9 first Dark-eyed Junco in at least a week

 

2-2 to 2-8-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

 

1-26 to 2-1-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/27 Northern Shrike in wetland
1/31 immature Golden Eagle circling over Western Valley

 

1-19 to 1-25-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Robin
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Purple Finch
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/19 one American Robin on the tree outside my window
1/19 Northern Shrike – one by the garage carrying prey, and an hour or so later, one outside my window – same bird?
1/20 juvenile Golden Eagle flew from tree on Sumac Prairie over Maple Ridge

 

1-12 to 1-18-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Purple Finch
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/17 juvenile Golden Eagle circling over the house, along with 2 Red-tailed Hawks

 

1-5 to 1-11-2020
American Crow
American Goldfinch
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadee
Blue Jay
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Eagle
Hairy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Shrike
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-tailed Hawk
White-breasted Nuthatch

1/5 Adult Golden Eagle over Sumac Ridge
1/10 Northern Shrike in wetland