CMBO Field Trip Reports

Hidden Corners of Belleplain – May 10, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 51 species Species Count Canada Goose 5 Mourning Dove 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3 Semipalmated Plover 15 Killdeer 2 Laughing Gull 18 Herring Gull 5 Black Vulture 1 Turkey Vulture 9 Bald Eagle 2 Red-tailed Hawk 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2…...

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Birding the Meadows – May 9, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Bill Roach, MJ Roach, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 46° F Winds:  NE 15-23mph Weather Conditions: clear What a day! We were enjoying a male Common Yellowthroat singing out his heart at the top of a tree when a report…...

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A Meadows Afternoon – May 6, 2022

Leaders: Lynn Pollard, Jackie Parker, Chris Dewaghe, Gerry Dewaghe Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 42 species Species Count Canada Goose 8 Mute Swan 2 Gadwall 4 Mallard 8 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2 Mourning Dove 6 Sora 1 American Oystercatcher 10 Killdeer 3 Stilt Sandpiper 4 Least Sandpiper 6 Short-billed Dowitcher…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – May 6, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Mary Watkins, Jackie Parker, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 62° F Winds:  NW 1-3 mph Weather Conditions: clear 7:30am Group 40 species Species Count Canada Goose 4 Mourning Dove 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 Greater Yellowlegs 1 Laughing Gull…...

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Shorebirds at Heislerville – May 5, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 71° F Winds:  NW 5-10 mph Weather Conditions: clear 34 species Species Count Canada Goose 12 Mute Swan 1 American Black Duck 1 Bufflehead 3 Black-bellied Plover 3 Semipalmated Plover 14 Red Knot 2 Dunlin 24 Semipalmated Sandpiper 85 Short-billed…...

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Birds of Nummy Island – May 4, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks, Cindy Bamford Temp: 62° F Winds:  S 3-5 mph Weather Conditions: mostly cloudy Nummy Island: 4:21pm 28 species Species Count Brant 68 Mallard 4 Horned Grebe 1 Clapper Rail 8 American Oystercatcher 12 Black-bellied Plover 6 Whimbrel 6 Stilt Sandpiper 1 Short-billed Dowitcher 18 Willet…...

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Exploring Cumberland – May 4, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Mary Watkins Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: Maurice River Bridge: 7:30am 7 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2 Laughing Gull 6 Osprey 1 American Crow 2 Tree Swallow 4 Barn Swallow 8   James Moore Road: 7:51am 30 species Species Count Canada Goose…...

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Migration at the Point – May 4, 2022

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Emily Miller Temp: 55° F Winds:  E 2-5 mph Weather Conditions: overcast, foggy over the bay 56 species Species Count Mute Swan 3 Mallard 3 Mourning Dove 11 Chimney Swift 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American Oystercatcher 3 Laughing Gull 31 Common Tern 2 Forster’s Tern…...

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Hidden Corners of Belleplain – May 3, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Cindy Bamford, Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 55° F Winds:  4 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy 57 species Species Count Canada Goose 6 Wood Duck 1 Mourning Dove 7 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 Laughing Gull 85 Great Egret 1 Black Vulture 1 Turkey Vulture 8 Broad-winged Hawk 1 Red-bellied…...

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E-Z Birding at Northwood – May 3, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: 60° F Winds:  SW 11 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 53 species Species Count Canada Goose 1 Mute Swan 2 Mallard 5 Mourning Dove 7 Chimney Swift 5 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 American Oystercatcher 2 shorebird sp. 3 Laughing Gull 15 Herring Gull 2 Forster’s Tern…...

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