CMBO Field Trip Reports

Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – October 23, 2022

Leaders: Erik Bruhnke, Alan Crawford, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon, Barry Hershfeld Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Canada Goose 36 Mallard 30 Mourning Dove 1 Herring Gull 3 Red-throated Loon 1 Double-crested Cormorant 12 Great Blue Heron 1 Turkey Vulture 1 Northern Harrier 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 Cooper’s…...

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Hawks, Trails, and Beach – October 22, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Jackie Parker, Keith Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 43 species Species Count Mute Swan 28 Wood Duck 5 Northern Shoveler 9 Gadwall 25 Eurasian Wigeon 2 American Wigeon 35 Mallard 13 Northern Pintail 27 Green-winged Teal 30 Black Scoter 30 Surf/Black Scoter 300 Ruddy Duck 12 American…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – October 22, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Wood Duck 4 Mallard 2 American Black Duck 1 Mourning Dove 6 Ring-billed Gull 2 Herring Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Caspian Tern 1 Double-crested Cormorant 64 Great Blue Heron 1 Great Egret 4 Turkey Vulture…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – October 21, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Chris Marks, Barry Hershfeld, Erik Bruhnke Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Jackie Parker, Bernie Hodgdon, Keith Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am Group 46 species Species Count Northern Shoveler 30 Mallard 2 Double-crested Cormorant 2 Great Blue Heron 1 Black Vulture 2 Turkey Vulture 25 Northern Harrier…...

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E-Z Birding at Cape May Point State Park – October 20, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon, Emily Miller Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: Another very “rumpy” day! Several duck species and a surprise White-eyed Vireo 45 species Species Count Canada Goose 9 Mute Swan 52 Northern Shoveler 6 Gadwall 18 Mallard 24 Northern Pintail 6 Green-winged Teal 15 Mourning Dove 5 Ring-billed…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – October 19, 2022

Leaders: Karen Thompson, Jackie Parker, Brian Moscatello Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 30 species Species Count Canada Goose 39 Mute Swan 2 Gadwall 6 Mallard 7 Green-winged Teal 8 Pied-billed Grebe 2 Mourning Dove 1 Virginia Rail 1 American Coot 1 Great Black-backed Gull 8 Royal Tern 8 Great Blue Heron…...

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Migration at the Point – October 19, 2022

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 55°F Winds: WNW 8-10 mph Weather Conditions: clear 57 species Species Count Canada Goose 8 Mute Swan 24 Gadwall 18 American Wigeon 4 Mallard 35 American Black Duck 2 Northern Pintail 8 Surf Scoter 1 Mourning Dove 6 Laughing Gull 4 Herring…...

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Sunset Birding at Stone Harbor Point – October 18, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks Temp: 55°F Winds: W 5-10 mph Weather Conditions: clear 25 species Species Count Black-bellied Plover 5 Semipalmated Plover 12 Sanderling 250 Dunlin 6 Semipalmated Sandpiper 12 Western Sandpiper 3 Laughing Gull 5 Ring-billed Gull 6 Herring Gull 22 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull…...

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Birding Northwood and Beyond – October 18, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Ruth Bergstrom, Guy Moody Temp: 49°F Winds: WNW 7 mph Weather Conditions: partly cloudy 44 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 2 Mallard 6 American Black Duck 2 Ruddy Duck 1 Mourning Dove 6 Herring Gull 2 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Great Blue Heron 1 Great…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 17, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Karen Thompson, Bert Hixon, Guy Moody, Claudia Burns Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Bill Roach, Mary Jane Roach Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am Group 37 species Species Count Canada Goose 28 Mute Swan 2 Northern Shoveler 10 Gadwall 2 Mallard 8 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail…...

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