December 18th, 2021 was the official count day for the Cheyenne Christmas Bird Count. The morning was very cold but the wind was calm, providing a good opportunity to bird.
Thirty-six (36) species were counted on December 18, 2021. Species highlights includes Wilson’s snipe, Eastern screech-owl, Belted kingfisher, Downy woodpecker, Northern shrike, and Song sparrow. Five additional species were identified during the count week.
A complete listing can be accessed here: 2021 Cheyenne Christmas Bird Count Results. More information will be provided in the January issue of “Flyer”, the Chapter’s newsletter.