CMBO Field Trip Reports

Exploring Atlantic County – May 1, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks Temp: 46° F Winds:  0-2 mph Weather Conditions: clear 47 species Species Count Canada Goose 12 Mourning Dove 6 Eastern Whip-poor-will 2 Chimney Swift 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Killdeer 6 Laughing Gull 10 Turkey Vulture 6 Bald Eagle 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 3 Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – May 1, 2022

Leaders: Karen Thompson, Mary Jane Roach Temp: 60° F Winds: Weather Conditions: sunny A beautiful sunny day with no wind.  There was lots of bird song and new arrival included Great Crested Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo and Northern Parula. 37 species Species Count Canada Goose 11 Mourning Dove 4 Laughing Gull…...

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Sunset Beach: A Place for all Seasons – May 1, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 41° F Winds:  SW 11 mph Weather Conditions: 43 species Species Count Mute Swan 2 Mallard 14 American Black Duck 6 Black Scoter 2 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 1 Mourning Dove 3 Clapper Rail 1 Short-billed Dowitcher 25 Greater Yellowlegs 4 Laughing Gull 32…...

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Bird Walk for all People – April 30, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Deb Payson, Mary Jane Roach Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 40 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mute Swan 15 Mallard 7 Mourning Dove 3 Killdeer 3 Wilson’s Snipe 3 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Laughing Gull 25 Herring Gull 3 Forster’s Tern 20 Double-crested Cormorant 17 Great…...

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Belleplain Hotspots – April 30, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Ruth Bergstrom, Bert Hixon, BJ Pinnock Temp: 37° F Winds: Weather Conditions: 59 species Species Count Canada Goose 10 Wild Turkey 1 Mourning Dove 8 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Laughing Gull 5 Herring Gull 2 Black Vulture 3 Turkey Vulture 6 Bald Eagle 2 Broad-winged Hawk 2 Red-tailed…...

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Spring Birding at Garrett Family Preserve – April 30, 2022

Leaders: Kyle Chelius, Dave Pollard, Alan Crawford Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 49 species Species Count Canada Goose 8 Mute Swan 1 Mallard 8 Mourning Dove 4 Chimney Swift 8 Willet 3 Laughing Gull 6 Herring Gull 1 Forster’s Tern 2 Double-crested Cormorant 22 Great Egret 1 Snowy Egret 2 Black…...

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A Meadows Afternoon – April 29, 2022

Leaders: Jackie Parker, Mary Jane Roach, Lynn Pollard, Chris Dewaghe, Gerry Dewaghe Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 50 species Species Count Canada Goose 4 Mute Swan 3 Blue-winged Teal 2 Northern Shoveler 1 Gadwall 6 Mallard 6 Green-winged Teal 2 Mourning Dove 5 Chimney Swift 2 Sora 1 American Oystercatcher 6…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – April 29, 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 33 species Species Count Mallard 3 Mourning Dove 5 Laughing Gull 10 Herring Gull 5 Double-crested Cormorant 3…...

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Birds of Belleplain State Forest – April 28, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: 37° – 45° F Winds:  NW 18-30 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 45 species Species Count Canada Goose 8 Wild Turkey 2 Mourning Dove 3 Laughing Gull 50 Black Vulture 1 Turkey Vulture 5 Broad-winged Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2…...

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Birds of Nummy Island – April 27, 2022

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks, Cindy Bamford Temp: 56° F Winds:  WNW 18-30 mph Weather Conditions: partly cloudy 26 species Species Count Brant (Atlantic) 80 American Black Duck 4 Mourning Dove 4 American Oystercatcher 8 Black-bellied Plover 26 Whimbrel 14 Dunlin 200 Short-billed Dowitcher 4 Greater Yellowlegs 1 Laughing Gull…...

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