Birds of Nummy Island - Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

A beautiful spring evening and recent arrivals of Willet and Whimbrel were highlights of our survey of Nummy Island.  The Laughing Gulls have returned in force setting up housekeeping in the marshes. Two Little Blue Herons strutted their stuff and a Tricolored Heron had participants “oohing and ahhing.” Leaders: Gail Dwyer, Shaun Bamford, & Chris Marks.
23 species

Brant  135
American Black Duck  6
Red-breasted Merganser  2
Red-throated Loon  1
Common Loon  4
Double-crested Cormorant  8
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  15
Little Blue Heron  2
Tricolored Heron  1
Osprey  8
American Oystercatcher  8
Whimbrel  5     Recent arrivals. Slightly early
Greater Yellowlegs  3
Willet  2     Recent arrival. Flyover
Laughing Gull  1500
Herring Gull  26
Great Black-backed Gull  14
Forster's Tern  2
Peregrine Falcon  1
Barn Swallow  1
Red-winged Blackbird  26
Boat-tailed Grackle  4

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