A walk through the park this morning under gray skies ... There was a Vireo sp and a Catharus sp at the Nature Center, both vanishing before I could id them. Also, a large and conspicuous paper wasp nest nearby. The pond is mostly mudflat, and patient staring revealed SEVEN Solitary Sandpipers.
Mallard 4 Double-crested Cormorant 4 Great Blue Heron 1 Spotted Sandpiper 1 Flyover Solitary Sandpiper 7 The pond is mostly mudflat. Rock Pigeon 1 flyover Mourning Dove 6 Chimney Swift 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 F , trumpet flowers in upper garden Downy Woodpecker 2 Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 singing persistently Blue Jay 10 Black-capped Chickadee 1 Tufted Titmouse 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 6 House Wren 3 Catharus sp. 1 warm brown back, flying off American Robin 24 Gray Catbird 5 European Starling 3 flyover Common Yellowthroat 2 F Song Sparrow 8 Northern Cardinal 2 Baltimore Oriole 1 American Goldfinch 4