Bird Walk for all People - Thursday, July 12, 2018


Lively walk with highlights of 32 Glossy Ibis, a Black-crowned Night Heron , Pine Warbler and nesting Cedar Waxwings.

Leaders: Mary Watkins and Catherine Busch
43 species

Canada Goose  22
Mute Swan  37
Gadwall  5
Mallard  18
Wild Turkey  3
Great Egret  2     3
Black-crowned Night-Heron  1
Glossy Ibis  32
Black Vulture  3
Turkey Vulture  2
Osprey  4
Laughing Gull  12
Great Black-backed Gull  26
Least Tern  1
Forster's Tern  3
Black Skimmer  1
Mourning Dove  2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Blue Jay  2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  3
Purple Martin  45
Tree Swallow  2
Bank Swallow  2
Carolina Chickadee  2
Tufted Titmouse  1
House Wren  1
Carolina Wren  4
American Robin  6
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  4
Cedar Waxwing  2
Common Yellowthroat  4
Pine Warbler  1
Field Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  2
Indigo Bunting  2
Orchard Oriole  1
Red-winged Blackbird  18
Common Grackle  2
American Goldfinch  2

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Sunset Birding at the Meadows - Wednesday, July 11, 2018


31 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  45
Mallard  3
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  8
Black-crowned Night-Heron  3
Glossy Ibis  12
American Oystercatcher  6
Killdeer  16
Least Sandpiper  30
Semipalmated Sandpiper  31
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Lesser Yellowlegs  5
jaeger sp.  1
Laughing Gull  26
Ring-billed Gull  1
Lesser Black-backed Gull  4
Least Tern  3
Common Tern  2
Forster's Tern  3
Mourning Dove  5
Northern Flicker  1
Fish Crow  2
Purple Martin  15
Barn Swallow  1
Carolina Wren  1
European Starling  255
Common Yellowthroat  1
Field Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  2
Blue Grosbeak  1
Red-winged Blackbird  18
Common Grackle  8

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Birds Before Beach - Tuesday, July 10, 2018


Leadres: Brett Ewald and Shaun Bamford.
27 species

Canada Goose  10
Mute Swan  19
Mallard  11
Great Egret  2
Osprey  4
American Oystercatcher  6     Includes two chicks on beach.
Short-billed Dowitcher  3
Willet  1
Laughing Gull  12
Herring Gull  3
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Forster's Tern  8
Mourning Dove  1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  3
Purple Martin  45
Tree Swallow  2
Carolina Wren  2
American Robin  1
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  7
Common Yellowthroat  2
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Common Grackle  3
House Finch  1
House Sparrow  2

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Bird Walk for All People - Thursday, July 5, 2018


Leaders: Chuck Slugg, Mary Watkins
41 species

Very birdy. Good looks at Orchard Orioles. A nice breeze with some relief from the humidity

Canada Goose  34
Mute Swan  36
Gadwall  8
Mallard  33
Great Egret  3
Glossy Ibis  4
Osprey  7
American Oystercatcher  2
Killdeer  2
Laughing Gull  12
Herring Gull  3
Great Black-backed Gull  6
Least Tern  4
Forster's Tern  8
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  1
Mourning Dove  2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1
Fish Crow  3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  3
Purple Martin  42
Tree Swallow  2
Barn Swallow  4
Carolina Chickadee  5
House Wren  1
Carolina Wren  4
American Robin  3
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  8
Cedar Waxwing  3
Common Yellowthroat  6
Field Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  2
Summer Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  3
Indigo Bunting  4
Orchard Oriole  3
Red-winged Blackbird  22
Common Grackle  7
American Goldfinch  2

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Birds Before Beach - Tuesday, July 3, 2018


26 species

Canada Goose  4
Mute Swan  39
Mallard  14
Great Egret  2
Osprey  2
American Oystercatcher  2
Laughing Gull  12
Herring Gull  5
Great Black-backed Gull  2
Forster's Tern  5
Mourning Dove  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Purple Martin  40
Carolina Chickadee  2
Carolina Wren  2
American Robin  3
Gray Catbird  1
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  7
Common Yellowthroat  3
Chipping Sparrow  2
Yellow-breasted Chat  1
Northern Cardinal  3
Red-winged Blackbird  9
Common Grackle (Purple)  10
American Goldfinch  1


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Birding the Meadows - Monday, July 2, 2018


Leaders: Chuck Slugg, Janet Crawford, Mary Watkins,  Pat Perkins +8 participants. 
37 species

Canada Goose  65
Wood Duck  1
Gadwall  3
Mallard  17
Great Egret  9
Snowy Egret  7
Tricolored Heron  1
Black-crowned Night-Heron  3
Glossy Ibis  3
Osprey  6
American Oystercatcher  10
Killdeer  4
Spotted Sandpiper  3
Willet (Eastern)  2
Laughing Gull  12
Herring Gull  8
Lesser Black-backed Gull  2
Great Black-backed Gull  4
Least Tern  8
Forster's Tern  12
Mourning Dove  1
Chimney Swift  2
Purple Martin  18
Tree Swallow  6
Barn Swallow  2
American Robin  2
Northern Mockingbird  2
Common Yellowthroat  6
Field Sparrow  4
Song Sparrow  3
Eastern Towhee  1
Yellow-breasted Chat  3
Northern Cardinal  2
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)  27
Common Grackle  6
American Goldfinch  6
House Sparrow  2


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Breeding Birds at the Garrett Family Preserve - Saturday, June 30, 2018


34 species

Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  1
Green Heron  1
Black Vulture  1
Turkey Vulture  2
Osprey  7
Laughing Gull  30
Forster's Tern  1
Mourning Dove  6
Chimney Swift  3
Willow Flycatcher  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  9
Eastern Kingbird  1
American Crow  2
Fish Crow  2
Tree Swallow  5     2 nest boxes occupied
Carolina Chickadee  2
Carolina Wren  4
American Robin  10
Gray Catbird  2
Northern Mockingbird  4
European Starling  9
Cedar Waxwing  4
Field Sparrow  4
Yellow-breasted Chat  2
Northern Cardinal  6
Indigo Bunting  4
Orchard Oriole  3
Red-winged Blackbird  20
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Common Grackle  20
House Finch  10
American Goldfinch  2
House Sparrow  2


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Birding the Meadows - Monday, July 2, 2018


A lovely walk on a lovely day with a very cooperative scoped  Indigo Bunting singing away. Walk was capped off by a Black-crowned Night Heron fishing practically at our feet. 

42 species

Canada Goose  27
Mute Swan  3
Mallard  21
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  1
Black-crowned Night-Heron  2
Glossy Ibis  14
Black Vulture  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Osprey  6
American Oystercatcher  9
Killdeer  6
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Willet  1
Lesser Yellowlegs  3
Laughing Gull  23
Herring Gull  2
Lesser Black-backed Gull  1
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Least Tern  17
Forster's Tern  3
Mourning Dove  1
Chimney Swift  2
Blue Jay  2
Purple Martin  20
Barn Swallow  4
Carolina Wren  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  2
Cedar Waxwing  2
Common Yellowthroat  6
Field Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  2
Yellow-breasted Chat  1
Northern Cardinal  3
Blue Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  1
Red-winged Blackbird  36
Common Grackle  9
American Goldfinch  2
House Sparrow  3

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American Oystercatcher photo by Karl Lukens

Black-crowned Night-Heron photo by Karl Lukens

Black-crowned Night-heron photo by Karl Lukens

Great Egret photo by Karl Lukens

Great Egret photo by Karl Lukens

Purple Martins photo by Karl Lukens