Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch -- Count #03 Report 2020-2021 Season w/Original Photos

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Citizen science is a great way to involve children and adults in discovery and contribute to scientific research and conservation. Project FeederWatch through Cornell University is a great way to get involved in citizen science. You can learn more at the Project FeederWatch website.

I typically watch birds on Saturday and Sunday. This is my report for 28-29 November 2020.

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The 34th season of Project FeederWatch kicked off 14 November 2020.

The 2020-2021 season goes through 9 April 2021.

Weather

Saturday, 28 November 2020

Sunny. No precipitation.

High: 61 (F) / 16 (C)
Low: 31 (F) / 0 (C)

Winds from the South
Average Wind Speed: 9.9 mph / 14.6 kph
Highest Gust: 26 mph / 42 kph

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Sunny and windy. No precipitation.

High: 41 (F) / 5 (C)
Low: 27 (F) / -2 (C)

Winds from the North Northwest
Average Wind Speed: 16.1 mph / 25.9 kph
Highest Gust: 48 mph / 77 kph

Bird Watching Notes

Cooper's Hawk

This hawk was trying to hide in the tree near my feeders.

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Range map for Cooper's Hawks throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Cooper's Hawk at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Hairy Woodpecker

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Wood peckers get a peanut from the feeders.

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Then the wood peckers put the peanut a knot in the tree. The knot is like a bowl holding the peanut and allows the wood peckers to peck at the peanut.

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Range map for Hairy Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Hairy Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Downy Woodpecker

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Range map for Downy Woodpeckers throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the Downy Woodpecker at the "All About Birds" webpage.

American Goldfinch

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Range map for American Goldfinches throughout North America.


Image Source

You can learn more about the American Goldfinch at the "All About Birds" webpage.

Bird Counts

My bird counts for the two-day period 28-29 November 2020.

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Interactions

No interactions observed.

Summary of Counts This Season

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Snapshot from Project FeederWatch Bird Count Summary

Signing Up for the 2020-2021 Season

Project FeederWatch is a great way to introduce children and adults to science and conservation through bird watching.

If you are interested in joining Project FeederWatch this season, you can learn more and sign-up at the Project FeederWatch website. During the 21 week season you will need to record your observations during two consecutive days each week.

Previous Project FeederWatch Post

Citizen Science: Project FeederWatch 2020-2021

Sources

All About Birds

Project FeederWatch -- Collecting Bird Counts for North American Continent

eBird -- Collecting Bird Counts from around the World

Crossley ID Guide -- For identifying the birds of North America

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- For weather data

The Weather Channel -- For weather data

Use of Original Photos

I used the SteemIt icon in my photo credit to indicate these photographs were originally posted on SteemIt.
The photographs in this post are free to be used by anyone as long as the photo credit is left on the photographs.

Photo/Video Editing

Video editing performed with Adobe Primiere Elements 2020. Affiliate link to Amazon.com provided for your convenience.

Equipment

ItemName
CameraCanon EOS 7D
LensCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
FiltersTiffen 58mm UV Protection Filter, Tiffen 58MM Circular Polarizer Glass Filter
TripodManfrotto MT190XPRO3 3 Section Aluminum Tripod Legs with Q90 Column (Black)

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Greetings @etcmike. Good report thanks for sharing.

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Very nice picturs and project.

Great time for bird this session good pictures.

All the pictures are amazing.
Keep flourishing.

thank you very much for sharing a great project, have a great day and good mood

I really like your posts. Thanks. We made such a feeder with children. We'll hang today.

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Wow... that is a great feeder!!

One suggestion, I do not see any pin holes in the bottom. Having some pin holes in the bottom of your feeder will allow water to drain out.

I hope you have lots of fun observing the birds that come to your feeder!!

Have a great week!
Steem on,
Mike

thank you very much for the information about the project, have a good day