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Wooded Islands in a Sea of Prairie

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Table 2. Percent frequency of occurrence of breeding birds in wooded draw census plots, 1982.

Species No. Plots Recorded % of Plots
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
27
90
Rufous-sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)
27
90
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
26
87
Am. Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)
24
80
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
23
77
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
17
57
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)
17
57
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)
16
53
E. Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
15
50
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
15
50
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
13
43
Black-and-White Warbler (Mniotilta varia)
13
40
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
12
40
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
11
37
Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus)
11
37
Black-capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus)
10
33
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)
10
33
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)
10
33
Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens)
8
27
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
8
27
W. Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)
7
23
Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)
7
23
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
6
20
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
6
20
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
5
17
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis
5
17
Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)
4
13
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
4
13
Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)
4
13
Northern Oriole (Icterus galbula)
3
10
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
3
10
Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
2
7
Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii)
2
7
E. Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)
2
7
American Crow (Corvus brachyrynchos)
2
7
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
2
7
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius)
2
7
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
2
7
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
2
7
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
1
3
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipter striatus)
1
3
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
1
3
Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
1
3
Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
1
3
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
1
3
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)
1
3
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
1
3
Black-billed Magpie (Pica pica)
1
3
MacGillivray's Warbler (Oporornis tolmiei)
1
3

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