Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Before the heat sets in

I walked through the park before the heat of the day. Breezy, partly overcast .... I've been trying to learn lepids and odonts. I managed to identify

Common Whitetail
Blue Dasher F
Cabbage White M & F
Dark-banded Owlet

There was also a deer in the Wildflower Meadow. Didn't see any weasels. Here's the bird list.

Mourning Dove  5
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  3
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1
Eastern Phoebe  3
Warbling Vireo  1
Red-eyed Vireo  3
Blue Jay  2
Tree Swallow  10
Barn Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
House Wren  6
American Robin  25
Gray Catbird  15
Black-and-white Warbler  1     heard at circle
Common Yellowthroat  1
Yellow Warbler  3
Chipping Sparrow  2     juv
Song Sparrow  12
Northern Cardinal  6
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  3     incl 2 ad M
Red-winged Blackbird  12     many on soccer field
Common Grackle  2
Baltimore Oriole  1
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  8
House Sparrow  2     at box at upper garden. Nest but no eggs or nestlings

1 comment:

  1. Hi Haynes! Do you think the house sparrow already had it's babies? I saw a whole bunch of them on the mulberry tree next to the path to the upper gardens.