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Birding the Meadows – May 10, 2021

Group 1 – 7:30am

Leaders: Karen Thompson, Bill Boyle

Temp: 54°F

Winds:  NW 12-15 mph

Weather Conditions: Cloudy

45 species

SpeciesCount
Canada Goose4
Mute Swan3
Wood Duck1
Blue-winged Teal1
Gadwall2
Mallard8
American Black Duck2
American Oystercatcher5
Semipalmated Plover20
Killdeer3
Dunlin32
Least Sandpiper10
Semipalmated Sandpiper40
Short-billed Dowitcher125
Greater Yellowlegs1
Lesser Yellowlegs12
Laughing Gull12
Herring Gull3
Great Black-backed Gull9
Least Tern32
Forster’s Tern24
Northern Gannet8
Double-crested Cormorant30
Great Egret1
Glossy Ibis8
Turkey Vulture12
Osprey4
Red-tailed Hawk1
Blue Jay1
American Crow1
Fish Crow1
Carolina Chickadee1
Purple Martin12
Tree Swallow12
Barn Swallow6
Carolina Wren1
Northern Mockingbird1
House Sparrow2
Field Sparrow3
Song Sparrow2
Red-winged Blackbird24
Brown-headed Cowbird3
Common Grackle10
Common Yellowthroat8
Northern Cardinal2

 

Group 2 – 7:45am

Leaders: Mary Jane Roache, Bill Roache, Bernie Hodgdon

Temp: 54°F

Winds:  NW 12-15 mph

Weather Conditions: Cloudy

56 species

SpeciesCount
Canada Goose2
Mute Swan4
Blue-winged Teal2
Gadwall2
Mallard6
American Black Duck2
Green-winged Teal2
Mourning Dove2
Chimney Swift3
American Oystercatcher6
Semipalmated Plover2
Killdeer2
Dunlin1
Least Sandpiper10
Semipalmated Sandpiper4
Short-billed Dowitcher75
Solitary Sandpiper1
Lesser Yellowlegs6
Parasitic Jaeger1
Bonaparte’s Gull1
Laughing Gull6
Herring Gull1
Least Tern12
Forster’s Tern16
Common Loon2
Double-crested Cormorant6
Brown Pelican (Atlantic)5
Great Blue Heron1
Great Egret2
Black Vulture2
Turkey Vulture6
Osprey4
Red-shouldered Hawk1
Blue Jay2
American Crow3
Purple Martin6
Tree Swallow12
Barn Swallow8
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher1
House Wren1
Carolina Wren3
Gray Catbird2
Northern Mockingbird2
American Robin1
Cedar Waxwing12
Field Sparrow3
White-throated Sparrow2
Song Sparrow2
Eastern Towhee1
Red-winged Blackbird16
Brown-headed Cowbird1
Common Grackle6
Common Yellowthroat2
Northern Parula1
Northern Cardinal2
Indigo Bunting1
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