View From The Cape

Bird Walk for all People – July 28, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Mary Watkins, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: 82° F Winds: SSW 5-10 mph Weather Conditions: partly cloudy 46 species Species Count Canada Goose 24 Mute Swan 52 Gadwall 6 Mallard 36 Mourning Dove 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 Chimney Swift 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American Oystercatcher 2 Killdeer…...

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Birds Before Beach – July 26, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Shaun Bamford, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 77° F Winds: NNW 9 mph Weather Conditions: 39 species Species Count Mute Swan 55 Mallard 4 Mourning Dove 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American Oystercatcher 2 Killdeer 1 Least Sandpiper 1 Solitary Sandpiper 2 Greater Yellowlegs 6 Lesser Yellowlegs 2…...

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Birding the Meadows – July 25, 2022

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Mary Watkins, Chris Marks, Barb Bassett Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 41 species Species Count Canada Goose 10 Mallard 6 Mourning Dove 3 American Oystercatcher 2 Semipalmated Plover 1 Killdeer 4 Stilt Sandpiper 1 Sanderling 15 Least Sandpiper 25 Pectoral Sandpiper 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper 75 Short-billed…...

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Birding Cape May Point – July 23, 2022

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 84° F Winds: WNW 7 mph Weather Conditions: sunny, humid Today was a good day to look up as we walked. Black Skimmers flew overhead, yipping, and flocks of Glossy Ibis passed over. We saw smaller numbers of White Ibis as well…...

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A Meadows Morning – July 22, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: 83° F Winds: WNW 3-5 mph Weather Conditions: hazy 44 species Species Count Canada Goose 5 Mallard 26 Mourning Dove 3 Chimney Swift 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 American Oystercatcher 4 Semipalmated Plover 1 Killdeer 2 Stilt Sandpiper 4 Sanderling 20 Least Sandpiper…...

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Bird Walk for all People – July 21, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Mary Watkins Temp: 83° F Winds: SSW 3-5 mph Weather Conditions: clear 33 species Species Count Mute Swan 52 Mallard 46 Mourning Dove 2 Chimney Swift 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American Oystercatcher 1 Solitary Sandpiper 1 Greater Yellowlegs 18 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Laughing…...

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Birds Before Beach – July 19, 2022

Leaders: Brian Moscatello, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 80° F Winds: W 10 mph Weather Conditions: 34 species Species Count Canada Goose 15 Mute Swan 80 Mallard 15 Chimney Swift 2 American Oystercatcher 1 Short-billed Dowitcher 6 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Laughing Gull 28 Great Black-backed Gull 12…...

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Birding the Meadows – July 18, 2022

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Mary Watkins Temp: 80° F Winds: Weather Conditions: Muggy at 80 degrees with a light wind. Highlight of the walk was the Brown Pelican fishing in the surf. Black Skimmers and Glossy Ibos were evident and the first Sanderling of the season. 41 species Species…...

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Birding Cape May Point – July 16, 2022

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 73° F Winds: S 4mph Weather Conditions: heavy fog at start, then cloudy Though the fog was too thick to see out over the water when we started this morning’s walk, it quickly cleared and turned out to be a great morning for…...

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A Meadows Afternoon – July 15, 2022

Leaders: Chris Marks, Bill Roach, MJ Roach Temp: 75° F Winds: Weather Conditions: cloudy 43 species Species Count Canada Goose 26 Mallard 18 American Black Duck 1 Mourning Dove 4 Chimney Swift 2 Virginia Rail 1 American Oystercatcher 3 Killdeer 2 Least Sandpiper 6 Semipalmated Sandpiper 14 Western Sandpiper 3…...

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