CMBO Field Trip Reports

Twilight Walk at the Meadows – October 13, 2021

Leaders: Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 32 species Species Count Canada Goose 16 Mute Swan 2 Blue-winged Teal 1 Northern Shoveler 1 Mallard 5 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail 5 Green-winged Teal 10 Mourning Dove 1 Virginia Rail 1 Sora 1 Sanderling 30 Least Sandpiper 1…...

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Migration at the Point – October 13, 2021

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Mute Swan 7 Blue-winged Teal 1 Gadwall 1 Mallard 17 American Black Duck 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 1 Mourning Dove 6 Laughing Gull 40 Ring-billed Gull 1 Herring Gull 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4…...

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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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E-Z Birding at the Point – October 7, 2021

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 36 species Species Count Mute Swan 30 Blue-winged Teal 5 Northern Shoveler 2 Gadwall 4 Eurasian Wigeon 1 American Wigeon 2 Mallard 12 Green-winged Teal 15 Mourning Dove 4 Herring Gull 5 Double-crested Cormorant 5 Great Blue Heron 2 Black Vulture…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – October 6, 2021

Leaders: Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 39 species Species Count Canada Goose 38 Mute Swan 4 Blue-winged Teal 11 Northern Shoveler 10 Mallard 6 Green-winged Teal 6 scoter sp. 14 Mourning Dove 2 Virginia Rail 3 Sora 4 Stilt Sandpiper 4 Least Sandpiper 5 Semipalmated Sandpiper 15…...

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