April 24, 2009

Francis Marion National Forest Waterhorn Area: 63 species were seen and/or heard on a sunny, cool, turning warm, nice day. The most interesting were:
  • 1 Common Nighthawk
  • 1 House Wren
  • 1 Northern Flicker
  • 1 Ruby - Crowned Kinglet
  • 2 American Kestrels
  • 2 Bachman's
  • 2 Eurasian Collared Doves
  • 2 Hooded Warblers
  • 2 Mississippi Kites
  • 2 Red - Cockaded Woodpeckers
  • 2 Swallow - Tailed Kites
  • 4 Ospreys
  • 4 Wild Turkeys
  • 5 Indigo Buntings
  • 5 Red - Headed Woodpeckers
  • 8 Eastern Wood - Pewees
  • 10 American Robins
  • 10 Orchard Orioles
  • 10 Prairie Warblers
  • 10 White - Breasted Nuthatches
  • 15 Summer Tanagers
  • 20 Blue - Gray Gnatcatchers (Nest)
  • 20 Yellow - Throated Warblers
  • 25 Red - Eyed Vireos
  • 30 Northern Parula Warblers
  • 30 Pine Warblers (Nest)
  • 30 White - Eyed Vireos
  • 40 Towhees
  • 75 Chimney Swifts