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Evaluation of the Bird Conservation Area Concept in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Annual Report: 1999

Table 3


Table 3.  Nests found in study areas in 1998 and 1999, ordered by the total number of nests found.
Species Crookston Glyndon Sheyenne Total
1998 1999 1998 1999 19991998 1999 All
Clay-colored Sparrow 20 86 71 119 56 91 261 352
Savannah Sparrow 41 150 21 25 27 62 202 263
Bobolink 23 27 25 20 9 48 56 104
Red-winged Blackbird 6 2 6 4 28 12 34 46
Mallard 5 8 11 5 12 16 25 41
Western Meadowlark 1 6 3 1 25 4 32 36
Le Conte's Sparrow 5 21 2 0 0 7 22 29
Brewer's Blackbird 12 8 4 3 0 16 11 27
Blue-winged Teal 0 0 3 1 17 3 18 21
Song Sparrow 2 2 5 8 3 7 13 20
Sedge Wren 0 10 3 3 0 3 13 18
Lark Sparrow 0 0 0 0 16 0 16 16
Grasshopper Sparrow 0 0 3 4 8 3 12 15
Upland Sandpiper 0 1 7 3 3 7 7 14
Field Sparrow 0 0 0 0 13 0 13 13
Eastern Kingbird 0 0 4 5 1 4 6 10
Common Snipe 2 3 1 1 1 3 5 8
Mourning Dove 0 0 2 2 4 2 6 8
Vesper Sparrow 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 8
Common Yellowthroat 0 0 2 4 0 2 5 7
Greater Prairie-Chicken 2 1 2 2 0 4 3 7
Marbled Godwit 0 0 1 1 2 1 3 4
American Goldfinch 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 4
Gadwall 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3
Northern Harrier 0 2 0 1 0 0 3 3
Yellow Warbler 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 3
Wilson's Phalarope 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2
American Woodcock 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2
Swamp Sparrow 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2
Brown Thrasher 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Gray Catbird 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
American Bittern 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Northern Shoveler 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Chipping Sparrow 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Total 118 331 176 221 241 295 795 1090

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