Field Trip to Grandview Beach, October 21, 2017

The yellow rumps are back in town and were well represented yesterday. After filtering them out, we had some great birds and good looks at Golden-crowned Kinglets, a Marsh Wren, Hermit Thrush, Swamp Sparrow, and Savannah Sparrow.
 
Participants: 
 
Nancy Barnhart, Leader
John and Marilyn Adair
Lou Amato
Lisa Billow
Shirley Devan
Deane and Ruth Gordon
Jan Lockwood
Letitia Lussier
Patty Maloney
Cathy Millar
Sue Mutell
Betty Peterson
 
Grandview Nature Preserve, Hampton, Virginia, US
Oct 21, 2017 8:05 AM – 11:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.75 mile(s)
Comments:     Williamsburg Bird Club Field Trip
45 species (+2 other taxa)
2 Canada Goose
3 Mallard
21 Double-crested Cormorant
15 Brown Pelican
1 Great Blue Heron
5 Great Egret
1 White Ibis
3 Sanderling
3 Laughing Gull
4 Ring-billed Gull
3 Herring Gull
2 Great Black-backed Gull
12 gull sp.
3 Mourning Dove
3 Belted Kingfisher
2 Red-bellied Woodpecker
2 Downy Woodpecker
1 Northern Flicker
1 Eastern Phoebe
3 Blue Jay
2 American Crow
4 crow sp.
9 Tree Swallow
3 Carolina Chickadee
6 Carolina Wren
3 Golden-crowned Kinglet
3 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2 Eastern Bluebird
1 Hermit Thrush
23 American Robin
2 Gray Catbird
4 Brown Thrasher
4 Northern Mockingbird
5 European Starling
1 Common Yellowthroat
1 Pine Warbler
48 Yellow-rumped Warbler
7 White-throated Sparrow
2 Savannah Sparrow
5 Song Sparrow
1 Swamp Sparrow
2 Eastern Towhee
2 Northern Cardinal
4 Red-winged Blackbird
3 House Finch
4 American Goldfinch
 

Field Trip to the Eastern Shore, September 16, 2017

CBBT–South Thimble Island (#1), Virginia Beach, Virginia, US
Sep 16, 2017 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.1 mile(s)
Comments: WBC field trip
15 species
1 Double-crested Cormorant
4 Brown Pelican
2 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
30 Ruddy Turnstone
4 Sanderling
1 Spotted Sandpiper
450 Laughing Gull
Estimated
2 Ring-billed Gull
3 Herring Gull
2 Royal Tern
70 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1 Carolina Wren
1 Gray Catbird
1 Common Yellowthroat
1 Northern Parula
Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR–Butterfly Trail, Northampton, Virginia, US
Sep 16, 2017 9:24 AM – 10:34 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.25 mile(s)
Comments: WBC field trip
25 species
7 White Ibis
12 Black Vulture
5 Turkey Vulture
1 Osprey
2 Sharp-shinned Hawk
3 Cooper’s Hawk
1 Bald Eagle
2 Broad-winged Hawk
3 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Northern Flicker
3 Red-eyed Vireo
2 American Crow
36 Tree Swallow
7 Carolina Wren
1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
3 American Robin
1 Northern Mockingbird
3 Black-and-white Warbler
3 Northern Cardinal
6 Red-winged Blackbird
4 American Goldfinch
Cheriton Landfill, Northampton, Virginia, US
Sep 16, 2017 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.1 mile(s)
Comments: WBC field trip
24 species
225 Canada Goose
2 Double-crested Cormorant
1 Great Blue Heron
1 Snowy Egret
1 Tricolored Heron
1 Cattle Egret
7 Black-crowned Night-Heron
43 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
25 Black Vulture
12 Turkey Vulture
1 Laughing Gull
1 Mourning Dove
30 American Crow
12 Fish Crow
2 Tree Swallow
2 Carolina Wren
2 Gray Catbird
52 European Starling
1 Yellow Warbler
105 Bobolink
   
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch, Northampton, Virginia, US
Sep 16, 2017 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments: Williamsburg Bird club trip to Eastern Shore
11 species
2 Turkey Vulture
1 Northern Harrier
1 Sharp-shinned Hawk
1 Cooper’s Hawk
3 Bald Eagle
3 Broad-winged Hawk
2 Red-tailed Hawk
5 American Kestrel
3 Merlin
3 Peregrine Falcon
1 Carolina Wren

Field Trip to Craney Island, August 11, 2017

1 Canada Goose
25 Mallard
8 Ruddy Duck
20 Double-crested Cormorant
80 Brown Pelican
8 Great Blue Heron
12 Great Egret
45 Snowy Egret
2 Green Heron
1 Turkey Vulture
4 Osprey
50 Black-necked Stilt
200 American Avocet
8 Black-bellied Plover
35 Semipalmated Plover
2 Killdeer
20 Stilt Sandpiper
45 Least Sandpiper
3 White-rumped Sandpiper
500 Semipalmated Sandpiper
1500 peep sp.
10 Short-billed Dowitcher
10 Wilson’s Phalarope
3 Red-necked Phalarope
12 Spotted Sandpiper
25 Greater Yellowlegs
6 Willet (Western)
150 Lesser Yellowlegs
150 Laughing Gull
2 Gull-billed Tern
1 Caspian Tern
3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
2 Mourning Dove
15 Chimney Swift
1 American Kestrel
1 American Crow
2 Fish Crow
1 Purple Martin
5 Tree Swallow
80 Barn Swallow
15 European Starling
3 Song Sparrow
20 Red-winged Blackbird
8 Boat-tailed Grackle
2 American Goldfinch

Field Trip to Bassett Trace Nature Trail, May 20, 2017

Adrienne Frank and Nancy Barnhart. Photo by Shirley Devan
# Species
8 Canada Goose
2 Wood Duck
3 Mallard
1 Turkey Vulture
1 Osprey
2 Killdeer
1 Laughing Gull
3 Mourning Dove
2 Chimney Swift
2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
5 Red-bellied Woodpecker
4 Downy Woodpecker
6 Northern Flicker
3 Pileated Woodpecker
9 Eastern Wood-Pewee
8 Acadian Flycatcher
3 Eastern Phoebe
9 Great Crested Flycatcher
3 White-eyed Vireo
12 Red-eyed Vireo
2 Blue Jay
2 American Crow
2 Fish Crow
1 Purple Martin
4 Carolina Chickadee
7 Tufted Titmouse
3 White-breasted Nuthatch
5 Carolina Wren
5 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2 Eastern Bluebird
8 Wood Thrush
2 American Robin
1 Gray Catbird
1 Northern Mockingbird
1 Ovenbird
1 Louisiana Waterthrush
1 Common Yellowthroat
2 American Redstart
2 Northern Parula
2 Blackpoll Warbler
3 Yellow-throated Warbler
1 Chipping Sparrow
1 Song Sparrow
1 Eastern Towhee
1 Summer Tanager
12 Northern Cardinal
2 Blue Grosbeak
2 Indigo Bunting
1 Brown-headed Cowbird
1 House Finch
3 American Goldfinch

Field Trip to Great Dismal Swamp, Jericho Ditch, April 15, 2017

Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:05 AM
Protocol:Traveling
Party Size:5
Duration:3 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:1.75 mile(s)

# Species
1 Wood Duck
3 Wild Turkey
1 Black Vulture
2 Turkey Vulture
3 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Downy Woodpecker
3 Pileated Woodpecker
3 Great Crested Flycatcher
1 White-eyed Vireo
1 Blue Jay
3 Tufted Titmouse
4 Carolina Wren
4 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
5 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2 Gray Catbird
1 Ovenbird
16 Prothonotary Warbler
1 Swainson’s Warbler
8 Common Yellowthroat
3 Hooded Warbler
32 Prairie Warbler
2 Field Sparrow
1 Northern Cardinal
1 Brown-headed Cowbird
4 Common Grackle