Lake Contrary, Buchanan, Dec 8, 2011 7:15 AM - 12:45 PM, 30.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Lake Contrary mostly frozen (22 degrees F this morning), but a large aggregation of waterfowl was keeping some water open. Fifteen (15) species of waterfowl.  52 species

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)  15
Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens)  15
Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii)  10
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  485
Gadwall (Anas strepera)  3
American Wigeon (Anas americana)  2
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  50
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)  30
Redhead (Aythya americana)  5
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  3
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)  5
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  3
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)  5
Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)  1
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)  2
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  10
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  3
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)  1
Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)  4
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus)  1
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  12
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)  2
American Coot (Fulica americana)  5
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  525
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)  1
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)  30
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)  5
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  9
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  1
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  3
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  5
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  290
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  5
American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea)  36
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  13
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  5
Harris's Sparrow (Zonotrichia querula)  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  25
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  25
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  2
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)  30
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  5
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)  200
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  5
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  15

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