Sunday, May 31, 2009

May 9, 2009

North American Bird Watch open at the Bay Club

Well in spite of an otherwise typical May crappy day here on the coast, we had 57 species for the North American Bird Watching Open. Results as follows: Great Blue Heron, Canada Goose, Mallard,Wild Turkey, Killdeer, Herring Gull, Mourning Dove, Chimney Swift, Ruby Throated Hummingbird, Red Bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Phoebe, Eastern Kingbird, Blue Headed Vireo, Red eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Fish Crow, Tree Swallow, Northern Rough winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black Capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White breasted Nuthatch, Winter wren, Golden Crown Kinglet, Eastern Bluebird, Veery, Wood Thrush, American Robin, Grey Catbird, European Starling, Blue Winged Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Northern Parula, Yellow Warbler, Yellow Rumped Warbler, Pine Warbler, Black and White Warbler, Ovenbird, Common Yellowthroat, Scarlet Tanager, Chipping Sparrow, Eastern Towhee, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Red Winged Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brown Headed Cowbird, Baltimore Oriole, Purple Finch, House Finch, Pine Siskin, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow. ALso A Grey Tree frog and A Green Frog! I would Like to thank those whose Participated, Betty Parker, Wendy Stearns and her Husband, Jean Eagle, Kathy and Ed Marten,and especially Jerry and Elaine Berrier for travelling all the way from Shrewsbury to be part of the count. Jerry's presence and expertise are truly appriciated. I look forward to next years event and hopefully better weather! Michael

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