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Mountain Chutes Christmas Bird Count Results

This count circle takes in the town of Elk Lake, portion of Highway 560 to about 2km past the South EMU Road (about 5km west of the Long Lake access point), Highway 65 from Elk Lake to just west of Indian Bay Road, and, in the winters when it is driveable on count day, Cooke Lake Road to the first main junction south of Cooke Lake.  All side roads are surveyed if driveable. For a map of the Mountain Chutes count circle, click HERE.

Flags included with species are:

UH

Unusually High Number

US

Unusual Species

CW

Reported in the area during Count Week, but not reported during the count. 

 

Mountain Chutes [ONMU]

47.6657 degrees North, -80.2219 degrees West 

Species

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2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Mallard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
Ruffed Grouse
1
1
5
 
3
4
11
5
22
1
1
Spruce Grouse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
Rock Pigeon
 
 
 
 
10
6
30
5
 
25
40
Mourning Dove
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
 
 
Great-horned Owl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0 CW
 
 
 
Great Gray Owl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0 CW
 
 
Northern Hawk Owl
1
1
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Downy Woodpecker
8
1
3
4
11
5
9
6
6
 
3
Hairy Woodpecker
6
4
1
8
13
14
14
12
7
2
4
Pileated Woodpecker
 
 
 
2
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Woodpecker sp.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
 
 
Northern Shrike
1
 
 
 
1
2
 
 
 
 
1
Gray Jay
16
7
8
11
16
10
25
16
6
14
20
Blue Jay
17
13
25
25
44
9
45
48
42
37
31
American Crow
2
15
1
4
5
4
3
1
 
 
 
Common Raven
67
50
53
 
69
41
50
22
47
44
21
Black-capped Chickadee
85
88
75
86
187
121
104
177
191
74
111
Boreal Chickadee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
Red-breasted Nuthatch
6
 
 
1
9
1
3
6
1
3
0 CW
White-breasted Nuthatch
 
2
 
1
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gray Catbird
 
1 US
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
European Starling
31
15
 
 
5
6
33
26
20
6
35
Dark-eyed Junco
 
 
1 US
 
1
 
1
 
1
 
 
Snow Bunting
42
80
36
10
270
102
57
41
108
230
123
Pine Grosbeak
149
71
5
168
366
310
2
69
32
48
83
Purple Finch
11
 
20
 
 
 
33
30
1
 
 
White-winged Crossbill
8
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
Common Redpoll
55
76
15
61
230
62
80
122
84
 
197
Pine Siskin
3
 
31
 
 
 
 
 
14
 
 
American Goldfinch
21
 
1
 
9
10
49
86
79
30
9
Evening Grosbeak
129
2
49
 
83
 
65
 
38
12
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Count Date: 
Jan 03
Dec 16
Dec 28
Jan 01
Jan 03
Dec 31
Dec 27
Dec 23
Dec 20
Dec 27
Dec 28
Number of Participants: 
2
3
6
4
Number of Party Hours: 
7.5  
8.5  
7.0  
8.0  
4.5  
3.5  
5.0  
6.0
10.0
22.0
10.5
Species Reported: 
20 
16 
17 
12 
20 
16 
19 
18 
22 
14 
16 
Individuals Reported: 
659 
427 
341 
381 
1336 
707 
615 
672 
717 
527 
682 
Low Temperature (C): 
-15 
-4 
-4 
-27 
-15 
-10 
-5 
1
-36
-4
-7
High Temperature (C): 
-5 
-1 
-1 
-15 
-10 
6
-22
-1
-2
AM Weather: 
Cloudy
Partly cloudy
Cloudy
Cloudy
Partly cloudy
Cloudy
Clear 
Cloudy
Clear
Clear
Cloudy
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None 
Rain: Light
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Snow: Light   
Snow: None  
Snow: Light   
Snow: Light   
Snow: None  
Snow: None  
Snow: None  
Snow: None
Snow: None
Snow: None
Snow: None
PM Weather: 
Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy
Cloudy
Clear
Cloudy
Clear 
Cloudy
Clear
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None 
Rain: Light
Rain: None
Rain: None
Rain: None
Snow: Light   
Snow: None  
Snow: Light   
Snow: Light   
Snow: None  
Snow: None  
Snow: None  
Snow: None
Snow: None
Snow: None
Snow: None

See other Christmas Bird Count results for Hilliardton and Haileybury.
 

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