I counted the birds in my yard this morning for 45 minutes for the Great Backyard Bird Count. The sun was shining and the temperature was 53 degrees F when I started counting. Here is the list of birds I submitted to GBBC.

Observation Date: FEB 18, 2012
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Snow Depth: No snow was present
Total Birding Time: 45 minutes
Location Type: Yard
Party Size: 1
Skill: good
Weather: excellent

Nearby Habitat(s):
deciduous woods
coniferous woods
grassland
suburban

Number of species: 14
All Reported: yes

Species Count

Mourning Dove 8
Anna’s Hummingbird 2
Steller’s Jay 1
Western Scrub-Jay 4
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 2
Oak Titmouse 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
American Robin 1
California Towhee 1
White-crowned Sparrow 2
Golden-crowned Sparrow 6
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) 8
House Finch 19
Lesser Goldfinch 3

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