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Breeding Birds of the Platte River Valley


Tables 7


Table 7. Mean breeding populations of major bird families or subfamily, 1979-80.

 
Family         Number of species      X population      % total
  

Icteridae             10               1,007,000          34.1

Fringillinae          19                 549,000          18.6

Passeridae             1                 214,500           7.3

Columbidae             2                 181,000           6.1

Tyrannidae             6                 166,000           5.6

Turdinae               2                 120,000           4.1

Apodidae               1                  95,000           3.2

Alaudidae              1                  87,000           2.9

Hirundinidae           6                  86,000           2.9

Sturnidae              1                  85,000           2.9

Picidae                5                  77,000           2.6

Troglodytidae          4                  60,000           2.0

Scolopacidae           4                  36,000           1.2

Parulinae              2                  36,000           1.2

Mimidae                3                  27,000           0.9

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