Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – September 19, 2021

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Janet Crawford

Temp: 75° F

Winds:  N 14 mph

Weather Conditions: sunny

CHC WMA was very birdy this morning, with mixed flocks of Red-eyed Vireos, American Redstarts, Northern Parulas, and Black-and-white, Chestnut-sided and Magnolia Warblers. A Green Heron never moved as it watched for prey at the water’s edge, giving us ample time to scope and admire it.

38 species

Wood Duck1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)2
Mourning Dove2
Laughing Gull6
Herring Gull (American)1
Double-crested Cormorant1
Green Heron1
Turkey Vulture1
Osprey (carolinensis)4
Sharp-shinned Hawk2
Accipiter sp.1
Bald Eagle2
Red-bellied Woodpecker2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)5
Eastern Wood-Pewee1
Eastern Phoebe1
White-eyed Vireo2
Red-eyed Vireo8
Blue Jay12
American Crow2
Carolina Chickadee7
Tufted Titmouse8
Tree Swallow30
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)1
Carolina Wren (Northern)6
Gray Catbird3
American Robin4
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)16
Common Grackle3
Black-and-white Warbler6
Common Yellowthroat (trichas Group)2
American Redstart11
Northern Parula15
Magnolia Warbler1
Chestnut-sided Warbler2
Northern Cardinal4


Black-and-white Warbler photo by Kathy Horn

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