Birding Northwood and Beyond – October 12, 2021

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Sharon Meeker Temp: 65° F Winds: Weather Conditions: rain/mist 45 species Species Count Mute Swan 6 Mallard 5 Mourning Dove 7 Herring Gull 6 Great Blue Heron 20 Great Egret 6 Tricolored Heron 1 Northern Harrier 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Belted Kingfisher…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 11, 2021

Leaders (7:30am) – Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson Leaders (7:45am) – Jackie Parker, Mary Jane Roache Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am group 42 species Species Count Canada Goose 15 Mute Swan 2 Northern Shoveler 5 Mallard 32 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail 4 Green-winged Teal 45 Mourning Dove 2 Sora…...

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Sunset Beach: A Place for all Seasons – October 10, 2021

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Ruth Bergstrom, Eileen Mathers Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 41 species Species Count Mute Swan 6 Black Scoter 20 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 4 Mourning Dove 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 Greater Yellowlegs 1 Laughing Gull 55 Herring Gull 8 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Royal Tern 2 Double-crested Cormorant…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – October 10, 2021

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Janet Crawford Temp: 70° F Winds:  NE 15-20 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy Despite a stiff breeze and overcast skies, the birding was good at CHC WMA today. A Savannah Sparrow, perhaps exhausted from its nocturnal flight, perched on a grass stalk, allowing us to study all its field marks.…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – October 9, 2021

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 66° F Winds:  NE 13 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy The Beanery is a good place to find sparrows in the fall. We had a nice variety there this morning, including Savannah, Song and White-throated sparrows, but few were as cooperative as the Swamp Sparrows which perched…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – October 8, 2021

Leaders (7:30am): Melissa Roach, Chris Marks, Jackie Parker Leaders (7:45am): Mary Watkins, Dave Pollard, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am Group 36 species Species Count Black Scoter 50 Herring Gull 6 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Great Blue Heron 2 Osprey 4 Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 Bald Eagle 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 8…...

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