CMBO Field Trip Reports

Birding the Meadows – November 1, 2021

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson Temp: 57° F Winds:  W 10-15 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 43 species Species Count Canada Goose 229 Mute Swan 4 Blue-winged Teal 12 Northern Shoveler 6 Gadwall 12 Mallard 36 American Black Duck 3 Green-winged Teal 130 Ruddy Duck 1 Mourning Dove 2 Virginia Rail…...

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Hawks, Trails and Beach – October 30, 2021

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Dave Pollard Temp: 60° F Winds:  E 15-20 mph Weather Conditions: partly cloudy 31 species Species Count Canada Goose 8 Mute Swan 35 Gadwall 15 Eurasian Wigeon 1 American Wigeon 25 Mallard 30 Northern Pintail 5 Ring-necked Duck 2 Black Scoter 6 Pied-billed Grebe 3 Greater Yellowlegs…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – October 30, 2021

Leaders: Kyle Chelius, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 33 species Canada Goose  35 Mallard  26 Mourning Dove  20 Herring Gull  5 Common Loon  1 Double-crested Cormorant  6 Great Blue Heron  1 Black Vulture  3 Turkey Vulture  8 Osprey  2 Northern Harrier  1 Cooper’s Hawk  1 Northern Flicker  2 Merlin …...

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Higbee Beach Birding – October 29, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Mary Watkins, Chris Marks, Dave Pollard Temp: 60° F Winds:  15-25 mph Weather Conditions: overcast 40 species Species Count Brant 7 Canada Goose 8 Wood Duck 4 American Black Duck 1 Mourning Dove 2 Herring Gull 3 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Common Loon 1 Double-crested Cormorant 300…...

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E-Z Birding at the Point – October 28, 2021

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 61° F Winds:  5 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 56 species Species Count Canada Goose 40 Mute Swan 56 Blue-winged Teal 1 Northern Shoveler 2 Gadwall 24 American Wigeon 48 Mallard 36 American Black Duck 2 Northern Pintail 6 Green-winged Teal 11 Ring-necked Duck 2…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – October 27, 2021

Leaders: Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 34 species Species Count Canada Goose 62 Mute Swan 2 Blue-winged Teal 2 Northern Shoveler 2 Mallard 67 Northern Pintail 4 Green-winged Teal 40 Surf/Black Scoter 60 Killdeer 2 Sanderling 55 Greater Yellowlegs 11 Ring-billed Gull 1 Herring Gull 6 Lesser…...

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Migration at the Point – October 27, 2021

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 60° F Winds:  NNW 15-20 mph Weather Conditions: overcast 56 species Species Count Canada Goose 35 Mute Swan 9 Gadwall 30 Eurasian Wigeon 1 American Wigeon 26 Mallard 25 American Black Duck 15 Northern Pintail 3 Green-winged Teal 32 Ring-necked Duck 2…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 25, 2021

Leaders (7:30am): Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson Leaders (7:45am): Bill Roache Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am Group 50 species Species Count Canada Goose 93 Mute Swan 2 Northern Shoveler 1 Gadwall 1 Mallard 36 Green-winged Teal 24 Mourning Dove 2 Virginia Rail 1 Sora 1 Sanderling 55 Dunlin 40 Least Sandpiper…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – October 24, 2021

Leaders (Group 1): Kathy Horn, Janet Crawford Leaders (Group 2): Roger Horn Temp: 55° F Winds:  N 5 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy Hermit Thrushes were the new migration arrivals at CHC WMA this morning with several seen or heard on our walk. There are a lot of nervous sparrows there,…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – October 23, 2021

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn Temp: 50° F Winds:  N 4 mph Weather Conditions: mostly sunny Although we had the expected abundance of Yellow-rumped and Palm warblers, and seven species of sparrows, including Vesper and White-crowned, the birds with the most eye appeal were an Eastern Meadowlark and an insect-eating American Kestrel,…...

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