View From The Cape

A Meadows Afternoon – September 16, 2022

Leaders: Bill Roache, Mary Jane Roache, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 31 species Species Count Canada Goose 10 Mute Swan 2 Blue-winged Teal 4 Northern Shoveler 6 Mallard 37 American Black Duck 2 Green-winged Teal 5 Mourning Dove 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Lesser Yellowlegs 3 Laughing Gull 38 Great…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – September 16, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Adehl Schwaderer, Chris Marks, Barry Hershfeld Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Bert Hixon, Jackie Parker, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 7:30am Group 34 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Mourning Dove 5 Laughing Gull 3 Double-crested Cormorant 8 Osprey 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 Cooper’s Hawk 1…...

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E-Z Birding at Cape May Point State Park – September 15, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 41 species Species Count Canada Goose 12 Mute Swan 48 Blue-winged Teal 3 Mallard 10 Green-winged Teal 4 Mourning Dove 4 Short-billed Dowitcher 1 Greater Yellowlegs 1 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Laughing Gull 20 Great Black-backed Gull 8 Royal Tern 6 Double-crested…...

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Twilight Walk at the Meadows – September 14, 2022

Leaders: Jackie Parker, Alan Crawford Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 39 species Species Count Canada Goose 4 Mute Swan 2 Blue-winged Teal 10 Northern Shoveler 3 Mallard 70 Green-winged Teal 6 Mourning Dove 7 Common Nighthawk 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2 Semipalmated Plover 3 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Lesser Yellowlegs 8 Laughing Gull…...

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Migration at the Point – September 14, 2022

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 73°F Winds: NW 5 mph Weather Conditions: mostly sunny 59 species Species Count Mute Swan 3 Mourning Dove 11 Chimney Swift 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper 5 Laughing Gull 60 Ring-billed Gull 1 Herring Gull 6 Great Black-backed Gull 5 Forster’s…...

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Birding Northwood and Beyond – September 13, 2022

Leaders: Bert Hixon, Ruth Bergstrom Temp: 73°F Winds: W 8 mph Weather Conditions: 26 species Species Count Mute Swan 3 Mallard 8 Mourning Dove 12 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3 Great Egret 1 Osprey 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Northern Flicker 1 Red-eyed Vireo 3 Blue Jay…...

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Birding the Meadows – September 12, 2022

Leaders (7:30am) group 1: Bill Boyle, Karen Thompson, Jackie Parker Leaders (7:45am) group 2: Bill Roach, Mary Jane Roach, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 81° F Winds:  0-2 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy A cloudy, steamy morning with no wind. A nice mix of species today including Brown pelicans and several soras. 7:30am…...

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Sunset Beach: A Place for all Seasons – September 11, 2022

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon, Barry Hershfeld Temp: 74°F Winds: SE 12 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy 28 species Species Count Mute Swan 3 Blue-winged Teal 5 Mallard 15 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 4 Mourning Dove 8 Laughing Gull 12 Ring-billed Gull 4 Great Black-backed Gull 14 Royal Tern…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek September 11, 2022

Leaders: Kathy Horn, Roger Horn, Alan Crawford Temp: 71°F Winds: SE 8 mph Weather Conditions: cloudy The quiet in the parking lot at CHC WMA didn’t bode well for our walk this morning. But we hadn’t gone far when Roger spotted a bird, visibly vested even from a distance, perched…...

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