Christmas Bird Count documents record number of birds
The third annual Uppgaard Christmas Bird Count covering the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway documented 26 species of birds, with a total of 1,277 birds sighted, a new high. The count was Saturday, Dec. 21, under the guidance of Judd Brink.
The count had a total of 11 participants, including one feeder watcher who submitted numbers by email. The count circle added four new species, including the Brown Creeper (1), Bohemian Waxwing (3), Snow Bunting (179) and Northern Goshawk (1).