Sunday, October 2, 2016

Fall Bird Walk with Haynes Miller

Eastern Phoebe
It was a bit raw and dreary with a steady misting rain, but we still had a great bird walk with Haynes.

Ian, myself and three brave souls arrived at 8:00 and toured the soccer field area, the lower gardens and the upper gardens.

We had some very nice sightings including a blue-headed or solitary vireo and all are listed below:

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  20
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  1
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)  3
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  4
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  1
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  6
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)  6
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  3
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  6
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)  3
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  1
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)  4
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)  5
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  15
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  5
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  3
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)  1
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  6
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  8

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