Results of the GBBC in Alcona County for 2020
Date Number of Participants Species Observed Individuals Counted Best Bird
February 14 2 13 63 Bald Eagle
February 15 6 18 191 Golden Eagle
February 16 8 24 287 Pileated Wdpk.
February 17 3 11 75 Trumpeter Swan
A total of 29 bird species and 616 individuals were observed by 12 participants at 14 locations in Alcona County for the four day Great Backyard Bird Count. Best birds are shown below.
Alcona County National Audubon Christmas Bird Count
The Alcona County bird count was established in 2009. The center of the count circle is Sturgeon Point. The east boundary is 7 1/2 miles out over the Lake Huron waters. The west boundary is McGregor Road. The north boundary is Black River, and the south boundary is Springport.
The next Alcona County Christmas Bird Count will be held on December 19, 2020. All reports from participants will be from the eBird.org. The results will be posted here. My count will also be included as I am the Complier for Alcona County. Please join us for a good day of birding! Frank Apsey, complier since 2009.