CMBO Field Trip Reports

Birds of Nummy Island – April 21, 2017

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks, Sharon Meeker Temp: 55° F Winds:  WNW 20-30 mph Weather Conditions:  partly cloudy Nummy Island – 4:25pm 25 species Species Count Brant (Atlantic) 48 Mallard 3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2 Clapper Rail 6 American Oystercatcher 6 Black-bellied Plover 6 Whimbrel 25 Dunlin 40 Greater…...

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E-Z Birding at Northwood – April 20, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Sharon Meeker Temp: 54-60° F Winds:  SW 7 mph Weather Conditions:  clear and sunny skies 37 species Species Count Canada Goose 1 Mute Swan 13 Mallard 4 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2 Mourning Dove 6 Chimney Swift 3 Laughing Gull 10 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Forster’s Tern…...

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Birding the Meadows – April 19, 2021

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 40 species Species Count Canada Goose 4 Mute Swan 3 Blue-winged Teal 10 Gadwall 4 Mallard 16 Green-winged Teal 12 Surf/Black Scoter 18 Mourning Dove 1 American Oystercatcher 6 Killdeer 3 Short-billed Dowitcher 5 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Lesser Yellowlegs 9 Laughing…...

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Above Par Birding – April 18, 2021

Leaders: Janet Crawford, Deb Payson Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 29 species Species Count Canada Goose 13 Mallard 6 Mourning Dove 3 Laughing Gull 14 Herring Gull 1 Glossy Ibis 14 Osprey 3 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 6 Northern Flicker 2 Blue-headed Vireo 2 Blue Jay 1 American Crow 5…...

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Bird Walk for All People – April 17, 2021

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Mary Jane Roache Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 36 species Species Count Mute Swan 6 Gadwall 6 American Wigeon 1 Mallard 6 American Black Duck 2 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Pied-billed Grebe 2 Mourning Dove 2 American Oystercatcher 2 Killdeer 1 Herring Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Forster’s…...

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Belleplain Hotspots – April 17, 2021

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks Temp: 45°F Winds:  WNW 5 mph Weather Conditions: clear   30 species Species Count Canada Goose 19 Mourning Dove 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Laughing Gull 24 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Broad-winged Hawk 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 American Kestrel 2 Eastern Phoebe 8 White-eyed…...

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A Meadows Afternoon – April 16, 2021

Leaders: Mary Jane Roache, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 30 species Species Count Canada Goose 6 Mute Swan 4 Blue-winged Teal 4 Gadwall 4 Mallard 6 American Black Duck 2 Green-winged Teal 6 Mourning Dove 1 American Oystercatcher 2 Killdeer 4 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Bonaparte’s Gull 2 Laughing Gull…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – April 16, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Mary Watkins, Will Kaselow, Chris Marks, Dave Pollard Temp: 45-55°F Winds:  WNW 12-15 mph Weather Conditions: partly cloudy   31 species Species Count Laughing Gull 75 Herring Gull 20 Great Black-backed Gull 4 Common Loon 1 Double-crested Cormorant 8 Turkey Vulture 3 Osprey 2 Bald Eagle 3…...

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Birds of Belleplain State Forest – April 15, 2021

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Shaun Bamford, Lynn Pollard Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: The first-in-two years Birds of Belleplain State Forest took place in mildly inclement weather and a steady drizzle. The event began in the headquarters parking lot with point-blank, eye-level views of a gloriously fresh-plumaged male Yellow-throated Warbler, a breeding…...

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Migration at the Point – April 14, 2021

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 52° F Winds:  S 0-5 mph Weather Conditions:  sunny 49 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 10 Gadwall 7 Mallard 5 Surf Scoter 7 Surf/Black Scoter 9 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 6 Mourning Dove 17 Sanderling 3 Parasitic Jaeger 1…...

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