Birmingham, Alabama (7.5 mile radius centering in New Merkle, mostly South and East of the City, East Lake to Oak Mt. and Elmwood Cemetery to Lake Purdy and all intervening areas, 19th Annual Count; oak-pine woodland 31%, woodland borders 23%, short grass areas 22%, tall grass including cultivated fields 8%, lakes 7%, suburban areas 5%, bottomland hardwoods 4%). December 26, 6:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Clear; temp. 37¡ to 60¡; wind NE, 4 m.p.h., ground bare, water open, during past month no snow but temperature several times down in the low twenties; water levels very low; year’s rainfall deficiency 12.85 inches.
Author: Lee Brewer, et al.
Volume Number: 3 Year Published: 1955
Issue Number: 1-2
Page Number: 9
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1955/Vol 3 No. 1, 2_1955_p9-10.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1955/Vol 3 No. 1, 2_1955.pdf