Fw: [BirdYak] Grackle Cackle

Andy Stepniewski steppie at nwinfo.net
Sun Mar 10 12:16:59 PST 2002


Tweeters,

Tweeters might find this interesting, a message from Richard Repp of Yakima.

Best,

Andy Stepniewski
Wapato WA
steppie at nwinfo.net

----- Original Message -----
From: <Rich712 at aol.com>
To: <birdyak at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2002 10:07 PM
Subject: [BirdYak] Grackle Cackle



> Chirp,

>

> The thrill of getting out and seeing Denny's latest discovery triggered a

> memory of the GBBC (Great Backyard Bird Count) held over the four days of

> President's Day weekend.

>

> The most numerous bird sighted during that count was none other than the

> Common Grackle...by a landslide margin putting even Richard Milhouse Nixon

to

> shame. The top birds were:

>

> Common Grackle 620,134

> Canada Goose 399,845

> American Crow 319,976

> European Starling 276,588

>

> Red-winged Blackbird finished tenth with a count of 138,618.

>

> In Martins Creek, PA a staggering 250,284 Common Grackle were reported

with

> another 151,002 showing up in Hope, NJ. Almost 98% of the Grackles were

> reported east of the Mississippi. The reports closest to WA State were a

> couple dozen in CO and NV and a few reported at two locations in Eastern

> Montana.

>

> Aren't birds amazing? The species sending shock waves through our state

as a

> rarity cannot be avoided on the other side of the Mississippi.

>

> Later,

> Rich

>

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