Bird Walk at New Quarter Park, July 14, 2012

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Greetings to all on a muggy summer Sunday! Thanks to all for coming out to the New Quarter Park Bird Walk yesterday. Our fearless leader, Bill Williams, did a great job keeping track of the birds and birders! I don't think anyone got lost along the trail!! Here is the group photo taken at the fire circle -- 22 people -- and all are smiling!
Bill's list of birds as he entered them into eBird is below. 36 species tallied! Highlights down at the floating dock were the two Yellow-crowned Night Herons -- adult and one young. Was Bill the only one who heard the Clapper Rail?? Bill said he also heard the Yellow-billed Cuckoo in the parking lot shortly before most of us arrived.
New Quarter Park, York, US-VA
Jul 14, 2012 6:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Second Saturday Bird Walk; outgoing tide; partly cloudy, clam 75-85 degrees.
36 species

Great Blue Heron  7
Great Egret  2
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  2     one adult, one recently fledged young
Osprey  9     at least 4 active nests; one recently fledged young; one nest with 2 chicks ready to fledge
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Clapper Rail  1
Laughing Gull  2
Forster's Tern  2
Royal Tern  2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  2     one adult male
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Pileated Woodpecker  2
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1
Acadian Flycatcher  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  2
White-eyed Vireo  1
Red-eyed Vireo  7
Blue Jay  1
Purple Martin  1
Barn Swallow  6
Carolina Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  2     at least one recently fledged young
Carolina Wren  8
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Eastern Bluebird  1
Wood Thrush  2
American Robin  2
Brown Thrasher  2
Eastern Towhee  2
Summer Tanager  3
Northern Cardinal  2
Indigo Bunting  1
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  4

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3


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