CMBO Field Trip Reports

Higbee Beach Birding – April 30, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Chris Marks, Will Kaselow Temp: Winds:  WNW 22-29 mph Weather Conditions: clear skies and high wind Higbee Beach – 7:30am group Despite the high winds we had nice looks at various songbirds including Indigo Bunting and Eastern Kingbird! 48 species Species Count Mallard 1 Mourning Dove 3…...

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Birds of Nummy Island – April 28, 2021

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks, Sharon Meeker Temp: 86° F Winds:  WSW 10-14 mph Weather Conditions:  partly cloudy Nummy Island – 4:52pm 28 species Species Count Brant (Atlantic) 35 Canada Goose 2 Mallard 2 American Black Duck 1 Long-tailed Duck 1 Mourning Dove 2 Clapper Rail 12 American Oystercatcher 14…...

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Migration at the Point – April 28, 2021

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 63° F Winds:  SW 5 mph Weather Conditions:  partly sunny 49 species Species Count Canada Goose 1 Mute Swan 14 Gadwall 4 Mallard 5 Black Scoter 7 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3 Mourning Dove 15 Chimney Swift 9 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American…...

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E-Z Birding at Northwood – April 27, 2021

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Sharon Meeker Temp: 53° F Winds:  5 mph Weather Conditions:  mostly sunny 41 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 9 Mallard 3 Mourning Dove 5 Laughing Gull 25 Common Loon 1 Great Egret 1 Turkey Vulture 4 Osprey 4 Broad-winged Hawk 1 Red-bellied…...

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Birding the Meadows – April 26, 2021

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson Temp: 48° F Winds:  15-20 mph Weather Conditions: 38 species Species Count Canada Goose 4 Mute Swan 4 Blue-winged Teal 2 Gadwall 4 Mallard 14 Green-winged Teal 14 Mourning Dove 2 American Oystercatcher 4 Least Sandpiper 1 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Bonaparte’s Gull…...

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Hidden Corners of Belleplain – April 27, 2020

Leaders: Janet Crawford, Mary Watkins Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 30 species Species Count Mourning Dove 2 Great Egret 1 Black Vulture 2 Turkey Vulture 3 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 1 Eastern Phoebe 1 White-eyed Vireo 4 Blue-headed Vireo 1 Red-eyed Vireo 1 Fish Crow 2 Tufted Titmouse 6 Tree…...

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Birds of Peaslee WMA – April 25, 2021

Leaders: Janet Crawford, Chris Marks Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: Peaslee WMA – head of river – 7:51am 12 species Species Count White-eyed Vireo 2 Yellow-throated Vireo 2 Tufted Titmouse 3 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 Carolina Wren 1 Wood Thrush 1 Ovenbird 3 Prothonotary Warbler 2 Common Yellowthroat 2 Hooded Warbler 2…...

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Above Par Birding – April 25, 2021

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Karen Thompson, Cindy Bamford Temp: 50° F Winds:  10-15 mph Weather Conditions:   23 species Species Count Canada Goose 18 Mallard 12 Mourning Dove 3 Laughing Gull 27 Great Blue Heron 1 Osprey 2 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 4 Northern Flicker 1 Eastern Phoebe 1 Blue…...

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Bird Walk for all People – April 24, 2021

Leaders: Mary Jane Roache, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 21 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 20 Blue-winged Teal 2 Gadwall 2 Mallard 6 Laughing Gull 6 Herring Gull 3 Forster’s Tern 4 Double-crested Cormorant 12 Great Egret 3 Snowy Egret 2 Turkey Vulture 6…...

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A Meadows Afternoon – April 23, 2021

Leaders: Mary Jane Roache, Mary Watkins, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 25 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 4 Blue-winged Teal 4 Mallard 6 American Black Duck 2 Green-winged Teal 6 Mourning Dove 1 American Oystercatcher 1 Killdeer 6 Greater Yellowlegs 18 Lesser Yellowlegs 4 Bonaparte’s Gull…...

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