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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – November 12, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 65°F Winds: W 16 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 37 species Species Count Canada Goose 176 Mute Swan 3 Mallard 19 Green-winged Teal 2 Mourning Dove 9 Great Black-backed Gull 3 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Great Egret 1 Black Vulture 11 Turkey Vulture 14…...

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Birding the Meadows – November 7, 2022

Leaders: Bill Boyle, Jackie Parker, Keith Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 36 species Species Count Canada Goose 42 Mute Swan 2 Northern Shoveler 3 Gadwall 2 American Wigeon 7 Mallard 12 American Black Duck 4 Northern Pintail 1 Green-winged Teal 16 Surf/Black Scoter 86 Mourning Dove 2 Virginia Rail 2…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – November 6, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Alan Crawford, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon, Barry Hershfeld Temp: 67°F Winds: SSW 7 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 31 species Species Count Mallard 12 Mallard (Domestic type) 4 Mourning Dove 2 Royal Tern 12 Turkey Vulture 1 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 5 Downy Woodpecker…...

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Hawks, Trails and Beach – November 5, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 70°F Winds: S 7 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 33 species Species Count Mute Swan 20 Blue-winged Teal 12 Northern Shoveler 8 Gadwall 35 American Wigeon 20 Mallard 18 American Black Duck 1 Northern Pintail 15 Green-winged Teal 6 Black Scoter…...

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SO.MANY.SEABIRDS – November 5, 2022

Leaders: Adehl Schwaderer, Shaun Bamford Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: Stone Harbor Bridge: Stone Harbor Point – 2:46pm 4 species Species Count Brant 56 Great Cormorant 1 Great Blue Heron 1 Great Egret 1   Avalon: 8th Street Jetty – 4:05pm 11 species Species Count Surf Scoter 50 Black Scoter 250…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – November 5, 2022

Leaders: Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Bernie Hodgdon, Barry Hershfeld Temp: 62°F Winds: 0 mph Weather Conditions: sunny 35 species Species Count Canada Goose 10 Wood Duck 1 Mallard 15 Mourning Dove 8 Herring Gull 2 Double-crested Cormorant 2 Black Vulture 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 1…...

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Birding the Meadows – October 31, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 40 species Species Count Canada Goose 50 Mute Swan 1 Blue-winged Teal 3 Mallard 8 Northern Pintail 2 Green-winged Teal 7 Surf Scoter 2 Surf/Black Scoter 570 Virginia Rail 5 Sora 1 Common Gallinule 1 American Coot 2 Greater Yellowlegs 1…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – October 30, 2022

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Bernie Hodgdon, Alan Crawford Temp: 54°F Winds: NNE 3 mph Weather Conditions: mostly cloudy 33 species Species Count Canada Goose 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 28 Mourning Dove 6 Ring-billed Gull 1 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Double-crested Cormorant 1 Turkey Vulture 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk 1…...

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Hawks, Trails, and Beach – October 29, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 60°F Winds: NE 10 mph Weather Conditions: mostly sunny 37 species Species Count Canada Goose 12 Mute Swan 18 Blue-winged Teal 2 Northern Shoveler 10 Gadwall 20 Eurasian Wigeon 1 American Wigeon 12 Mallard 18 American Black Duck 1 Northern…...

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Fall Migrants at the Rea Farm – October 29, 2022

Leaders: Jackie Parker, Barry Hershfeld, Kyle Chelius, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 44 species Species Count Canada Goose 11 Wood Duck 5 Mallard 6 Mourning Dove 14 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Double-crested Cormorant 12 Great Blue Heron 1 Black Vulture 1 Turkey Vulture 5 Northern Harrier 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk…...

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