Monday, August 12, 2019

Oshkosh Bird Club Breakfast

Hey Birdwatchers!

Let's meet at Primo Restaurant in Oshkosh

Sunday, August 18, 2019

8:30 am

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, July 7, 2019

May Bird Count Results

May 18, 2019 bird count results are available here!

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Events in 2019



Pileated Woodpecker
Friday, February 15 - Monday, February 18 - Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, May 4 - Oshkosh Birdfest!

Saturday, May 18 - May Bird Count

Saturday, September 14 - Fall Bird Count

Saturday, December 14 - Christmas Bird Count



Screech Owl





Saturday, November 9, 2013

Snow Geese



Photos of Snow Geese that have been seen on the west side of Oshkosh since the last week of October.
(pictures from Jim Rudolph, Thanks Rudy!)

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret at Green Valley Road Ponds (second year in a row)

Sunday, January 20, 2013


Oshkosh Christmas Bird Count
December 15, 2012

Observers:  22
Location: Fifteen-mile diameter area, center at the intersection of US 41 & 21, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Sky: Cloudy with light rain all day.
Wind: SE 8-13 mph.
Temperature: +41 to +43 F.
Ground: 0 inch of snow.
Water: Lakes, rivers and streams open with a few frozen spots.
Hours: 07:00 to 18:00
Total Party Hours: 94.0 (38.0 car, 6.0 foot, 50.0 feeders)
Total Party Miles: 383.5 (380.0 car, 3.5 foot)
Total Individuals: 13,687
Total Species: 71


Canada Goose 1,327
Cackling Goose 5
Tundra Swan  9
Wood Duck 1
Gadwall 1
American Black Duck 6
Mallard 845
Northern Shoveler 2
Northern Pintail 1
Redhead 1
Ring-necked Duck 3
Scaup Species 3
Bufflehead 10
Common Goldeneye 16
Hooded Merganser 2
Common Merganser 10
Red-breasted Merganser 2
Ruddy Duck 11
Ring-necked Pheasant 1
Wild Turkey 180
Common Loon 1
Pied-billed Grebe 1
American White Pelican 1
Double-crested Cormorant 4
Great Blue Heron 1
Bald Eagle 9
Northern Harrier 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Cooper's Hawk 10
Red-tailed Hawk 24
Rough-legged Hawk 2
American Kestrel 10
Peregrine Falcon 1
American Coot 4
Sandhill Crane 1
Ring-billed Gull 1,282
Herring Gull 435
Glaucous Gull 1
Large Larus Species 2,150
Rock Pigeon 368
Mourning Dove 495
Eastern Screech Owl 1
Great Horned Owl 4
Belted Kingfisher 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 9
Downy Woodpecker 29
Hairy Woodpecker 13
Blue Jay 87
American Crow 342
Horned Lark 8
Black-capped Chickadee 140
Tufted Titmouse 2
Red-breasted Nuthatch 10
White-breasted Nuthatch 41
Brown Creeper 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2
American Robin 6
European Starling 4,445
Cedar Waxwing 55
American Tree Sparrow 369
Song Sparrow 2
Dark-eyed Junco 108
Snow Bunting 8
Northern Cardinal 90
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Purple Finch 1
House Finch 107
White-winged Crossbill 25
Common Redpoll 16
Pine Siskin 134
American Goldfinch 139
House Sparrow 246


Seen during the count week: Northern Shrike.

Compiled by Tom Ziebell.

Monday, October 15, 2012

September Bird Count Results


WINNEBAGO COUNTY BIRD COUNT
September 15, 2012

Observers:  16
Location: Winnebago County, WI.
Sky: AM clear, PM clear.
Wind: AM: calm and PM: SW, 5-10 mph.
Temperature: +40 to +79 F.
Hours: 06:00 to 19:45
Total Party Hours: 97.75 (36.0 car, 10.75 foot, 51.0 feeder/yard)
Total Party Miles: 248.5 (242.0 car, 6.5 foot)
Total Individuals: 24,965
Total Species: 131

Canada Goose 3,410
Wood Duck 304
Gadwall 2
Mallard 922
Blue-winged Teal 30
Northern Shoveler 26
Green-winged Teal 3
Redhead 20
Ruddy Duck 23
Ring-necked Pheasant 2
Wild Turkey 64
Pied-billed Grebe 43
American White Pelican 178
Double-crested Cormorant 1,428
American Bittern 2
Great Blue Heron 34
Great Egret 62
Green Heron 5
Black-crowned Night-Heron 13
Turkey Vulture 10
Osprey 2
Bald Eagle 6
Northern Harrier 7
Cooper's Hawk 17
Broad-winged Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 24
American Kestrel 9
Merlin 1
Peregrine Falcon 2
King Rail 1
Virginia Rail 2
Sora 15
Common Moorhen 2
American Coot 7,138
Sandhill Crane 372
Black-bellied Plover 2
Semipalmated Plover 3
Killdeer 100
Spotted Sandpiper 2
Greater Yellowlegs 2
Calidris Species 50
Pectoral Sandpiper 1
Wilson’s Snipe 6
American Woodcock 1
Ring-billed Gull 2,360
Herring Gull 610
Large Larus Species 220
Caspian Tern 20
Black Tern 4
Forster’s Tern 14
Rock Pigeon 242
Mourning Dove 515
Eastern Screech Owl 3
Great Horned Owl 4
Common Nighthawk 3
Whip-poor-will 1
Chimney Swift 4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 14
Belted Kingfisher 6
Red-bellied Woodpecker 26
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1
Downy Woodpecker 54
Hairy Woodpecker 14
Northern Flicker 54
Eastern Phoebe 5
Least Flycatcher 2
Eastern Phoebe 8
Great Crested Flycatcher 4
Eastern Kingbird 6
Warbling Vireo 3
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Red-eyed Vireo 2
Blue Jay 158
American Crow 119
Horned Lark 12
Tree Swallow 289
Cliff Swallow 4
Barn Swallow 43
Black-capped Chickadee 86
Tufted Titmouse 2
Red-breasted Nuthatch 19
White-breasted Nuthatch 53
House Wren 8
Marsh Wren 26
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
Eastern Bluebird 48
Veery 1
Swainson's Thrush 17
Hermit Thrush 2
American Robin 179
Gray Catbird 40
European Starling 2,945
Cedar Waxwing 93
Tennessee Warbler 8
Orange-crowned Warbler 1
Nashville Warbler 5
Northern Parula 2
Yellow Warbler 4
Chestnut-sided Warbler 1
Magnolia Warbler 7
Yellow-rumped Warbler 23
Black-throated Green Warbler 12
Blackburnian Warbler 6
Pine Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 8
Bay-breasted Warbler 2
Blackpoll Warbler 2
Black and white Warbler 14
American Redstart 38
Ovenbird 1
Northern Waterthrush 4
Common Yellowthroat 19
Wilson’s Warbler 1
Canada Warbler 4
Warbler Species 15
Chipping Sparrow 12
Vesper Sparrow 2
Savannah Sparrow 17
Song Sparrow 72
Lincoln’s Sparrow 1
Swamp Sparrow 32
White-throated Sparrow 16
Northern Cardinal 51
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 25
Indigo Bunting 8
Red-winged Blackbird 934
Eastern Meadowlark 5
Common Grackle 139
Brown-headed Cowbird 9
Purple Finch 2
House Finch 82
Pine Siskin 1
American Goldfinch 196
House Sparrow 485

Compiled by Tom Ziebell.