February 14, 2008

Bear Island and Donnely State Wildlife Refuges: 84 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, wet, rainy day. The most interesting were:
  • 1 Bonaparte's Gull
  • 1 Brown - Headed Nuthatch
  • 1 Cooper's Hawk
  • 1 Hermit Thrush
  • 1 Loggerhead Shrike
  • 1 Marsh Wren
  • 1 White - Breasted Nuthatch
  • 1 Wood Stork
  • 2 American Kestrels
  • 2 Anhingas
  • 2 Bald Eagles
  • 6 Gadwalls
  • 8 American White Pelicans
  • 10 Glossy Ibis
  • 10 Palm Warblers
  • 10 Ring - Necked Ducks
  • 20 Northern Pintails
  • 20 Northern Shovelers
  • 20 Pine Warblers
  • 25 Wild Turkeys
  • 40 Eastern Bluebirds
  • 40 Hooded Mergansers
  • 40 Mottled Ducks
  • 60 Savannah Sparrows
  • 70 Wood Ducks
  • 150 Tundra Swans
  • 300 Green - Winged Teal
  • 400 Blue - Winged Teal
  • 1,000 Tree Swallows
  • 2,000 Chipping Sparrows