Birding the Meadows - Monday, June 12th, 2017

A very warm morning with a few good birds. We had several singing Common Yellowthroats seen and heard, an adult male Orchard Oriole seen and heard, several Cedar Waxwings, and a Yellow Warbler perched high and singing. Many Least Terns on the Beach with eight American Oystercatchers. Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Karl Lukens, Chuck Slugg, Mary Watkins, Pat Perkins, Carrie Bell, Marc & Lynne Breslow.
40 species

Canada Goose  30
Mute Swan  7
Gadwall  1
Mallard  20
Great Egret  4
Green Heron  5
Black-crowned Night-Heron  1
Glossy Ibis  6
Osprey  6
Virginia Rail  1     heard by a few
American Oystercatcher  8
Laughing Gull  20
Herring Gull  2
Great Black-backed Gull  4
Least Tern  40
Forster's Tern  4
Mourning Dove  6
Willow Flycatcher  1     seen by a few
American Crow  1
Fish Crow  7
Purple Martin  20
Tree Swallow  3
Barn Swallow  4
Carolina Wren  1
Brown Thrasher  1     seen by a few
Northern Mockingbird  2
European Starling  4
Common Yellowthroat  6
Yellow Warbler  1
Field Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  2
Eastern Towhee  1     heard
Northern Cardinal  3
Indigo Bunting  1
Red-winged Blackbird  10
Common Grackle  15
Orchard Oriole  1
House Finch  4
American Goldfinch  1
House Sparrow  6

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Green Heron [Photo by Karl Lukens]

Least Tern [Photo by Karl Lukens]