CMBO Field Trip Reports

Spring Birding at Garrett Family Preserve – June 11, 2022

Leaders: Karen Thompson, Alan Crawford, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 35 species Species Count Mourning Dove 3 Chimney Swift 6 Laughing Gull 4 Herring Gull 1 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Forster’s Tern 2 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Great Egret 1 Snowy Egret 1 Green Heron 1 Black Vulture 2 Turkey…...

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Bird Walk for all People – June 9, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Mary Watkins Temp: 75° F Winds: WSW 5-8 mph Weather Conditions: clear 35 species Species Count Mute Swan 48 Mallard 23 Mourning Dove 3 Chimney Swift 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American Oystercatcher 4 Killdeer 2 Herring Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull 8 Common…...

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Birding the Meadows – June 6, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Ruth Bergstrom, MJ Roach, Bill Roach, Alan Crawford Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 44 species Species Count Canada Goose 24 Mute Swan 2 Gadwall 2 Mallard 18 Mourning Dove 6 Chimney Swift 2 American Oystercatcher 5 Black-bellied Plover 2 Killdeer 2 Semipalmated Sandpiper 140 Short-billed Dowitcher 2 Greater…...

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Spring Birding at Garrett Family Preserve – June 4, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Alan Crawford, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 41 species Species Count Mallard 6 Mourning Dove 5 Chimney Swift 3 Clapper Rail 1 Willet 2 Laughing Gull 10 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Forster’s Tern 1 Great Egret 1 Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 White Ibis 1 Glossy…...

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Bird Walk for all People – June 2, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Mary Watkins, Guy Moody Temp: 75° F Winds: NW 3-5 mph Weather Conditions: clear 47 species Species Count Canada Goose 14 Mute Swan 52 Gadwall 2 Mallard 2 Mourning Dove 3 Chimney Swift 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 American Oystercatcher 2 Killdeer 2 Greater…...

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Birding the Meadows – May 30, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Alan Crawford Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Bill Roach, Mary Jane Roach, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 73° F Winds:  0-2 mph Weather Conditions: sunny Another fantastic Meadows walk. The first treat was the Virginia Rail with two chicks out in plain view.  White and…...

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Bird Walk for all People – May 28, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Paul Shaw Temp: 74° F Winds: WNW 11 mph Weather Conditions: mostly sunny 36 species Species Count Mute Swan 22 Mallard 1 Mourning Dove 4 Chimney Swift 5 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American Oystercatcher 5 Bonaparte’s Gull 1 Laughing Gull 25 Herring Gull 3 Least Tern…...

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Spring Birding at Garrett Family Preserve – May 28, 2022

Leaders: Deb Payson, Alan Crawford, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 40 species Species Count Canada Goose 4 Mallard 4 Mourning Dove 4 Chimney Swift 4 Killdeer 1 Laughing Gull 8 Great Black-backed Gull 3 Common Tern 2 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Glossy Ibis 3 Osprey 5 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Great…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – May 27, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Mary Watkins, Guy Moody, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 65° F Winds:  SSE 5-10 mph Weather Conditions: overcast/foggy 7:30am Group 32 species Species Count Mourning Dove 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Laughing Gull 4…...

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Birds of Belleplain State Forest- May 26, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Bert Hixon, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Guy Moody Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 50 species Species Count Canada Goose 7 Mourning Dove 12 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3 Laughing Gull 50 Black Vulture 1 Turkey Vulture 2 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 6 Downy Woodpecker 3 Eastern…...

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