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Early Morning Bird Walks

at Ravenel Caw Caw Interpretive Center

Led by Perry Nugent

 

 

December 27

62 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy, turn clear, nice day. The most interesting were 2 Mottled Ducks, 10 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Canvasback Duck, 21 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Barred Owl, 4 Blue-headed Vireos, 2 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 2 Hermit Thrushes, 12 Cedar Waxwings, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 10 Pine Warblers, 1 Eastern Towhee, and 1 Chipping Sparrow.  1 male Yellow-headed Blackbird was seen on 12/26/02.

 

December 20

64 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy with a light breeze nice day.  The most interesting were 24 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Anhinga, 1 first year Bald Eagle, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 1 Virginia Rail, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 6 Blue-headed Vireos, 3 House Wrens, 2 Sedge Wrens, 6 Marsh Wrens, 10 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 2 Hermit Thrushes, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 3 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 6 Chipping Sparrows, 2 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 60 Rusty Blackbirds.

 

December 17

55 species were seen and/or heard on a foggy, cool, turn warm, ok day.  The most interesting were 3 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 4 Blue-headed Vireos, 3 House Wrens, 2 Marsh Wrens, 4 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 2 Hermit Thrushes, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 2 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 2 Chipping Sparrows, and 40 Rusty Blackbirds.

 

December 13

57 species were seen and or heard on a cold, windy, clear turning ok day. The most interesting were 2 Mottled Ducks, 1 Ring-neck Duck, 3 Hooded Mergansers, 1 four year and 1 second Year Bald Eagle, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 4 Blue-headed Vireos, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 3 House Wrens, 3 Sedge Wrens, 4 Marsh Wrens, 15 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 3 Pine

Warblers, 1 Palm Warbler, 2 Chipping Sparrows, and 5 Rusty Blackbirds.

 

December 3

47 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, frosty, hazy, turn nice day. The most interesting were 1 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Green-winged Teal, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 King Rail, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 5 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Sedge Wren, 3 Marsh Wrens, and 15 White-throated Sparrows.

 

November 29

45 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, wet, cloudy day. The most interesting were 2 Blue-winged Teal, 6 Clapper Rails, 2 King Rails, 3 Blue-headed Vireos, 4 Sedge Wrens, 2 Marsh Wrens, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 2 Chipping Sparrows, 2 Field Sparrows, and 1 Dark-eyed Junco.

 

November 26

56 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, frosty, clear, turn cool and nice day.  The most interesting were 6 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Hooded Mergansers, 50 White Ibis, 3 adult, 1 first year, and 1 second year Bald Eagles, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Sora, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 6 Blue-headed

Vireos, 2 House Wrens, 6 Sedge Wrens, 4 Marsh Wrens, 25 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 6 Eastern Bluebirds, 4 Hermit Thrushes, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 3 Pine Warblers, 3 Field Sparrows, 20 Savannah Sparrows, 15 White-throated Sparrows, and 20 American Goldfinches.

 

November 22

45 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, breezy, hazy, ok day.  The most interesting were 5 Blue-winged Teal, 4 Green-winged  Teal 7 Hooded Mergansers, 40 White Ibis, 4 Dunlins, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Winter Wren, 2 Sedge Wrens, 12 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 10 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 2 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-White

Warbler, and 4 American Goldfinches.

 

November 12

50 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, windy, clear to partly cloudy, nice day.  The most interesting were 20 Wood Ducks, 10 Hooded Mergansers, 4 Pied-billed Grebes, 60 White Ibis, 2 second year Bald Eagles, 1 Sora, 3 Semipalmated Sandpipers, 4 Blue-headed Vireos, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 2 House Wrens, 3 Sedge Wrens, 1 Marsh Wren, 1 Golden-crowned Kinglet, 5 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 American Robins, 3 Pine Warblers, 6 Chipping Sparrows, 20 Song Sparrows, 12 Swamp Sparrows, and 30 White-throated Sparrows.

 

November 8

59 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, cloudy, turning sunny, nice day.  The most interesting were 40 Wood Ducks, 12 Blue-winged Teal, 7 Green-winged Teal, 5 Hooded Mergansers, 3 Pied-billed Grebes, 150 White Ibis, 1 Wood Stork, 2 adult, 2 second year and 1 first year Bald Eagles, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 3 Blue-headed Vireos, 5 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 House Wren, 6 Sedge Wrens, 2 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 6 Hermit Thrushes, 5 American Robins, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 4 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 1 Field Sparrow, 40 Song Sparrows, 15 Swamp Sparrows, and 2 Rusty Blackbirds.

 

November 5

43 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, drizzly, cloudy, OK day. The most interesting were 1 second year Bald Eagle, 3 Clapper Rails, 1 King Rail, 1 Barred Owl, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 150 Tree Swallows, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 12 Sedge Wrens, 2 Golden-crowned Kinglets, 15 Ruby-crowned Kinglets, 5 Hermit Thrushes, 1 Pine Warbler, 3 Savannah Sparrows, 15 Song  Sparrows, and 6 Swamp Sparrows.

 

November 1

55 Species were seen and/or heard on a cool, clear, calm, turn warm day. The most interesting were 2 Blue-winged Teal, 20 Lesser Scaup, 1 Hooded Merganser, 1 American Bittern, 1 Osprey, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 2 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 300 Tree Swallows, 5 Sedge Wrens, 2 Marsh Wrens, 10 Eastern Bluebirds, 300 American Robins, 2 Pine

Warblers, 1 Chipping Sparrow, 2 Savannah Sparrows, 20 Song Sparrows, and 15 Swamp Sparrows.

 

October 29

59 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, cloudy, turn sunny, breezy, nice day. The most interesting were 6 Blue-winged Teal, 1 Green-winged Teal, 2 Ring-necked Ducks, 1 Hooded Merganser, 9 Wild Turkeys, 6 Pied-billed Grebes, 2 American Bitterns, 4 White Ibis, 1 adult and 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Northern Harrier, 2 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 2 Killdeers, 6 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Hairy Woodpecker, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 300 Tree Swallows, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Sedge Wren, 4 Marsh Wrens, 1 American Robin, 1 American Redstart, 12 Song Sparrows, and 8 Swamp Sparrows.

 

October 25

54 species were seen and/or heard on a cloudy, humid, warm day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 5 Blue-winged Teal, 5 Wild Turkeys, 1 Anhinga, 2 American Bitterns, 1 Northern Harrier, 2 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 2 King Rails, 1 Greater Yellowlegs, 2 Chimney Swifts, 2 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 300 Tree Swallows, 10 Barn Swallows, 10 Carolina Wrens, 8 House Wrens, 1 Winter Wren, 5 Sedge Wrens, 1 Marsh Wren, 2 Ruby-crowned Kinglets, 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 15 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 25 Song Sparrows, 30 Swamp Sparrows, and 1 White-throated Sparrow.

 

October 22

59 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, hazy, turn nice day. The most interesting were 2 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Pied-billed Grebes, 10 Wood Storks, 1 Osprey, 1 adult and 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 American Coot, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 10 House Wrens, 2 Ruby-crowned Kinglets, 6 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 1 Black-throated Blue Warbler, 150 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 2 Pine Warblers, 2 Palm Warblers, 1 Eastern Towhee, 1 Chipping Sparrow, 20 Song Sparrows, 30 Swamp Sparrows, 1 White-throated Sparrow, and 1 Indigo Bunting.

 

October 18

38 species were seen and/or heard on a rainy, cool, cloudy, breezy, yucky day.  The most interesting were 12 Blue-winged Teal, 20 Wild Turkeys, 1 American Bittern, 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 1 King Rail, 1 House Wren, 3 Sedge Wrens, 1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet, and 1 Swamp Sparrow.

 

October 15

56 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, clear, turn muggy, calm, warm day. The most interesting were 1 American Bittern, 2 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 1 King Rail, 2 Barred Owls, 40 Chimney Swifts, 4 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 4 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 3 Red-eyed Vireos, 150 Tree Swallows, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 2 House Wrens, 5 Sedge Wrens, 4

Ruby-crowned Kinglets, 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 5 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 Swainson's Thrushes, 1 Wood Thrush, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 1 Northern Parula Warbler, 2 Magnolia Warblers, 1 Cape May Warbler, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 20 Pine Warblers, 1 Palm Warbler, 5 American Redstarts, 1 Scarlet Tanager, and 5 Blue Grosbeaks.

 

October 4

54 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, hazy, light breeze, turn warm day.  The most interesting were 12 Wood Storks, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 King Rail, 1 Barred Owl, 1 Red-headed Woodpecker, 3 Eastern Phoebes, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Red-eyed Vireos, 1 House Wren, 2 Marsh Wrens,  1 Veery, 30 Gray Catbirds, 1 Brewster's Warbler, 10 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 3 Pine Warblers, 6 Black-and-white Warblers, 4

American Redstarts, and 1 Scarlet Tanager.

 

October 1

55 species were seen and/or herd on a warm, hazy, light Breeze, turn warm day.  The most interesting were 1 Glossy Ibis, 1 Northern Harrier, 3 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 1 Broad-winged hawk, 15 Chimney Swifts, 1 Red headed Woodpecker, 3 Eastern Phoebes, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 15 Red-eyed Vireos, 2 Tree Swallows, 1 Veery, 1 Tennessee Warbler, 3 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Cape May Warbler, 2 Pine Warblers, 10 American Redstarts, 2 Summer Tanagers, and 1 Painted Bunting.

 

September 30

53 species were seen on a cool, breezy, cloudy, OK day.  The most interesting were 6 White Ibis, 1 Wood Stork, 1 Adult Bald Eagle, 2 Sharp-shinned Hawks, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 3 Barred Owls, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 30 Red-eyed Vireos, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Veery, 8 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Magnolia Warbler, 1 Black-throated Green Warbler, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 5 Pine Warblers,  2 Prairie Warblers, 2 Palm Warblers, 8 Black-and-white Warblers, 20 American Redstarts, 1 Ovenbird, 1 Hooded Warbler, 1 Summer Tanager, and 2 Painted Buntings.

 

September 27

58 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, hazy, light breeze turn hot day. The most interesting were 1 Pied-billed Grebe, 2 Wood Storks, 1 adult Bald Eagle, 1 King Rail, 6 Yellow-billed cuckoos, 1 Red-headed Woodpecker, 1 Northern Flicker, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 1 Eastern Phoebe, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 10 Red-eyed Vireos, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 2 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 2 Gray Catbirds, 6 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Magnolia Warbler, 1 Black-throated Blue Warbler, 10 Pine Warblers, 1 Prairie Warbler, 6 Black-and-white Warblers, 6 American Redstarts, 1 Worm-eating Warbler, 1 Hooded Warbler, 1 Seaside Sparrow, and 1 Painted Bunting.

 

September 24

55 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, partly cloudy, breezy, turn warm day.  The most interesting were 1 American Bittern, 1 Wood Stork, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 8 Clapper Rails, 2 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 25 Chimney Swifts, 3 Belted Kingfishers, 2 Red-headed Woodpeckers, 1 Hairy Woodpecker, 2 Northern Flickers, 4 Acadian Flycatchers, 2 Willow Flycatchers, 1 Great-crested Flycatcher, 1 Eastern Phoebe, 15 White eyed Vireos, 20 Red-eyed Vireos, 15 Tree Swallows, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Veery, 20 Gray Catbirds, 1 Blue-winged Warbler, 6 Northern Parula Warblers, 4 Magnolia Warblers, 1 Cape May Warbler, 1 Pine Warbler, 3 Prairie Warblers, 3 Black-and-white Warblers, and 20 American Redstarts.

 

September 17

50 Species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy, breezy, muggy day.  The most interesting were 25 White Ibis, 1 Glossy Ibis, 2 Osprey, 1 Adult Bald Eagle, 10 Clapper Rails, 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 1 Barred Owl, 2 Belted Kingfishers, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 15 Red-eyed Vireos, 4 Marsh Wrens, 4 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Yellow Warbler, 2 Pine Warblers, 4 Prairie Warblers, 1 Summer Tanager, 2 Indigo Buntings, and 1  Painted Bunting.

 

September 13

37 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, humid, turn hot day where birds were hard to find.  The most interesting were 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Barred Owl, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 1 Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, 25 White-eyed Vireos, 5 Red-eyed Vireos, 4 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Chestnut-sided Warbler, 4 Pine Warblers, 1 American Redstart,

and 1 Painted Bunting.

 

September 10

45 species were seen and/or heard on a cloudy, rainy, muggy, hot day.  The most interesting were 1 Least Bittern, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Belted Kingfishers, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, 2 White-breasted Vireos, 2 Marsh Wrens, 6 Veerys, 4 Northern Parula Warblers, 3 Pine Warblers, 1 American Redstart, 1 Worm-eating Warbler, and 1 Painted Bunting.

 

September 3

49 Species were seen and/or heard on a warm, sunny, turn muggy and hot day. The most interesting were 1 Least Bittern, 1 Bald Eagle, 2 Clapper Rails, 5 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Belted Kingfishers, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 10 Red-eyed Vireos, 4 White-breasted Nuthatches, 6 Marsh Wrens, 10 Northern Parula Warblers, 2 Pine Warblers, 1 Prairie Warbler, 8 Northern Waterthrushes, 1 Indigo Bunting, and 15 Painted Buntings.

 

August 30

47 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, muggy, partly cloudy, turn hot day.  The most interesting were 2 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 2 Ospreys, 2 Mississippi Kites, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 2 Clapper Rails, 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Belted Kingfishers, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 4 Red-eyed Vireos, 4 White-breasted Nuthatches, 3 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 3 Pine Warblers, 3 Prairie Warblers, 3 American Redstarts, 4 Northern Waterthrushes, and 1 Painted Bunting.

 

August 27

46 species were seen on a warm to hot, partly cloudy, muggy, breezy day.  The most interesting were 3 Least Bitterns, 6 Mississippi Kites, 6 Clapper Rails, 3 King Rails, 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 1 Purple Martin, 2 Marsh Wrens, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 5 Red-eyed Vireos, 4 Pine Warblers, 2 Northern Waterthrushes, 4 American Redstarts, 2 Summer Tanagers, 10 Indigo Buntings, 30 Bobolinks.

 

August 23

49 species were seen on a wet, muggy, warm to hot, cloudy, breezy day.  The most interesting were 2 Wood Storks, 2 Mississippi Kites, 15 Clapper Rails, 1 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Sandpiper, 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 60 Chimney Swifts, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 5 Bank Swallows, 1 Northern Parula, 3 Pine Warblers, 5 Northern Waterthrushes, 1 Louisiana Waterthrush, 1 Summer Tanager, 20 Indigo Buntings, 12 Painted Buntings.

 

August 20

45 species were seen on a partly cloudy, muggy, rainy day.  The most interesting were: 1 Wood Stork, 10 Clapper Rails, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 3 Spotted Sandpipers, 20 Least Sandpipers, 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 1 Northern Parula, 2 Pine Warblers, 1 American Redstart, 6 Northern Waterthrushes, 10 Indigo Buntings, 1 Painted Bunting.

 

August 16

52 species were seen on a warm to hot, cloudy, humid day.  The most interesting were 2 Pied-billed Grebes, 3 Least Bitterns, 1 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 1 Wood Stork, 1 Mississippi Kite, 5 Clapper Rails, 3 King Rails, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Sandpiper, 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 1 Wood-pewee, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 2 Gray Catbirds, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, 3 Northern Parulas, 1 Yellow Warbler, 15 Northern Waterthrushes, 2 American Redstarts, 2 Summer Tanagers, 8 Indigo Buntings, 3 Painted Buntings

 

August 9

54 species were seen on a warm to hot, hazy, muggy, lightly breezy day.  The most interesting were: 14 White Ibis, 2 Glossy Ibis, 2 Wood Storks, 12 Mississippi Kites, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 Killdeer, 1 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 8 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Belted Kingfishers, 2 White-eyed Vireos, 6 Northern Parulas, 3 Yellow Warblers, 2 Northern Waterthrushes, 1 Summer Tanager, 10 Indigo Buntings, 5 Painted Buntings.

 

August 6

51 species were seen and/or heard on a warm to hot, hazy, lightly breezy, humid day.  The most interesting were: 1 Least Bittern, 3 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 6 Mississippi Kites, 4 Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 Spotted Sandpiper, 8 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 6 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 1 Northern Parula, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Northern Waterthrush, 5 Indigo Buntings, 8 Painted Buntings, 4 Orchard Orioles.

 

August 2

53 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, breezy, turn hot day.  The most interesting were: 1 Glossy Ibis, 10 Wood Storks, 1 Mottled Duck, 10 Mississippi Kites, 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Sandpiper, 10 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Barred owl, 2 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Red-eyed Vireos,3 Prairie Warblers, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 4 Indigo Bunting, and 10 Painted Buntings.

 

July 30

58 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, muggy, breezy turn hot day.  The most interesting were: 1 Least Bittern, 1 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 2 Wood Storks, 1 Mottled Duck, 4 Mississippi Kites, 2 King Rails, 1 Semipalmated Plover, 3 Killdeer, 3 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 1 Royal Tern, 6 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 4 Red-eyed Vireos, 6 Northern Parula Warblers, 3 Summer Tanagers, 1 Indigo Bunting, and 4 Painted Buntings.

 

July 27

56 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy, muggy, turn hot day with a light breeze. The most interesting were: 3 Least Bitterns, 1 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 1 Glossy Ibis, 2 Wood Storks, 2 Mississippi Kites, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 6 Black-necked Stilts, 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 4 White-eyed Vireos, 3 Northern Parula Warblers,  3 Summer Tanagers, 1 Indigo Bunting and 10 Painted Buntings.

 

July 23

51 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, breezy, cloudy, turn sunny hot day.  The most interesting were: 1 Least Bittern, 2 Glossy Ibis, 15 Wood Storks, 3 Mississippi Kites, 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 3 King Rails, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 3 Least Sandpipers, 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 6 Acadian Flycatchers (babies), 2 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, 3 Northern Parula Warbler, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 1 Summer Tanager, 3 Indigo Buntings, and 5 Painted Buntings.

 

July 19

47 species were seen and/or heard on a cloudy, breezy, humid warm day.  The most interesting were:  1 Least Bittern, 4 Wood Storks, 3 Mississippi Kites, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 8 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest), 5 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 2 Indigo Buntings, and 2 Painted Buntings.

 

July 16

48 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy, humid, hot day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 1 Brown Pelican, 2 Least Bitterns, 2 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 1 Royal Tern, 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 2 Belted Kingfishers, 4 Acadian Flycatchers, 3 Tree Swallows, 2 Rough-winged Swallows, 4 White-breasted Nuthatches, 4 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 2 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 White Eyed Vireo, 4 Summer Tanagers, 2 Indigo Buntings, and 2 Painted Buntings.

 

July 12

54 species were seen and/or heard in a cloudy to partly cloudy, warm day. The most interesting were 1 Brown Pelican, 8 Least Bitterns, 2 Wood Storks, 3 Mottled Ducks, 3 Mississippi Kites, 6 Swallow-tailed Kites (5 were a family including 3 fledglings soaring while feeding), 1 King Rail, 1 Royal Tern, 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 4 Acadian Flycatchers including an adult feeding 2 babies in a nest, 6 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 2 Eastern Bluebirds, 6 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, 3 Summer Tanagers, 3 Indigo Buntings, and 2 Painted Buntings.

 

July 9

39 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy turn hot day. The most interesting were 2 Least Bitterns, 1 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 2 Mississippi Kites, 4 Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 20 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Wood Thrush, 6 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, and 3 Painted Buntings.

 

July 5

46 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, humid, hazy, turn hot day. The most interesting were 1 Least Bittern, 1 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 5 Wood Storks, 2 Mississippi Kites, 2 adult and 2 fledgling Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 king Rail, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Acadian Flycatchers (nest), 2 Wood Thrushes, 4 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 2 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Pine Warbler, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 3 Summer Tanagers, 2 Painted Buntings and 1 Orchard Oriole.

 

July 2

44 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy turn hot day.  It was nice in the swamp.  The most interesting were 3 Least Bitterns, 3 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 6 Mississippi Kites, 1 Wood Pewee, 5 Acadian Flycatchers, 1 Brown-headed Nuthatch, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches (babies), 1 Wood Thrush, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, 2 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Pine Warbler, and 3 Summer Tanagers.

 

June 28

42 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, breezy, turn very hot day.  The most interesting were 4 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 2 Ruby-throated- Hummingbirds, 1 Eastern Pewee, 12 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireos, 12 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 2 Summer Tanagers, 1 Indigo Bunting, and 2 Painted Buntings.

 

June 25

45 species were seen and/or on a hot, hazy, humid day.  The most interesting were 3 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 3 Mississippi Kite, 1 Swallow-tailed  Kite, 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Red-headed Woodpecker, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 1 Northern Parula Warbler, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Summer Tanagers, 1 Indigo Bunting and 2 Painted Buntings.

 

June 21

53 Species were seen and/or heard on a warm, hazy, turn hot day.  The most interesting were 1 Least Bittern, 2 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 10 Wood Storks, 1 Mississippi Kite, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 1 Least Tern, 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 25 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 6 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 1 Pine Warbler, 1 Summer Tanager, 1 Blue Grosbeak, 1 Indigo Bunting, and 3 Painted Buntings.

 

June 18

62 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, breezy, partly cloudy, hazy, turn hot day.  The most interesting were 2 adult and 4 baby Pied-billed Grebes, 1 Least Bittern, 2 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 5 Mississippi Kites, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 1 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Royal Tern, 6 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 8 Pileated Woodpeckers,1 Brown-headed Nuthatch, 1 Wood Thrush, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 3 Red-eyed Vireos, 15 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Blue Grosbeak, 4 Indigo Buntings, 3 Painted Buntings, and 1 Orchard Oriole.

 

June 14

54 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, turn hot day. The most interesting were  3 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 2 Wood Storks, 23 Mississippi Kites, 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 8 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 15 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 5 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 10 Northern Parula Warblers, 3 Yellow-throated Warblers, 5 Pine Warblers, 2 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Summer Tanagers, 2 Blue Grosbeaks, 4 Indigo Buntings, 2 Painted Buntings, and 3 Orchard Orioles.

 

June 11

55 species were seen and/or heard in a hot, breezy, day with few clouds. The most interesting were 4 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 1 Mottled Duck, 8 Mississippi Kites, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 6 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 1 Wood Thrush, 6 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 15 Northern Parula Warblers, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 6 Pine Warblers, 3 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Summer Tanager, 1 Blue Grosbeak, 2 Indigo Buntings, 1 Painted Bunting, 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

June 7

53 species were seen and/or heard on a hot, hazy, partly cloudy breezy day.  The most interesting were 4 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 1 Wood Stork, 2 Mississippi Kite, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 least Terns, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Acadian Fly Catchers, 5 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 2 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 4 Red-eyed Vireos, 8 Northern Parula Warblers, 2 Yellow-throated Warblers, 4 Pine Warblers, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Summer Tanagers, 1 Blue Grosbeak, 2 Indigo Buntings, 2 Painted Buntings, and 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

June 4

46 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, breezy, turn very hot day. The most interesting were 1 Black-crowned Night Heron, 2 Yellow-crowned Night Herons, 1 Wood Stork, 6 Mississippi kites, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 5 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Barred Owl, 4 Acadian Flycatchers, 10 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 5 Yellow-throated Vireos, 5 Red-eyed Vireos, 15 Northern Parula Warblers, 6 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, and 4 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 31

53 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, hazy, breezy, turn hot day. The most interesting were 10 Wood Storks, 2 Mississippi Kites, 3

Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 King Rail, 1 Clapper Rail, 5 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Barred Owls, 1 Brown-headed Nuthatch, 5 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 5 White-eyed Vireos, 3 Yellow Throated Vireos, 8 Parula Warblers, 4 Yellow-throated Warblers, 8 Pine Warblers, 3 Prothonotary Warblers, 6 Summer Tanagers, 1 Indigo Bunting, 3 Painted Buntings, and 3 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 28

57 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, hazy, turn hot day.  1

Pied-billed Grebe, 1 Yellow-crowned Night Heron, 1 Wood Stork, 1 Mississippi Kite, 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 3 Barred Owls, 4 Wood-pewees, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches, 6 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 Wood Thrushes, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 3 Red-eyed Vireos, 20 Northern Parula Warblers, 10 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 6 Prothonotary Warblers, 3 Summer Tanagers, 2 Indigo Buntings, 3 Painted Buntings, and 4 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 24

49 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, breezy, nice day.  The most interesting were 4 Wood Storks, 1 Mississippi Kite, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 4 Barred Owls, 2 Wood-pewees, 3 Acadian Flycatchers, 8 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 3 Eastern Bluebirds, 8 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 2 Red-eyed Vireos, 20 Northern Parula Warblers, 6 Yellow-throated Warblers, 10 Pine Warblers, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Summer Tanager, 5 Painted Buntings, and 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 21

55 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, hazy, breezy hot day.  The most interesting were 1 Wood Stork, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Barred Owl, 6 Downy Woodpeckers ( family), 10 Pileated Woodpeckers (families), 2 Wood-pewees, 4 Acadian Flycatchers, 6 Bluebirds (family), 1 Wood Thrush, 1 Cedar Waxwing, 10 White-eyed Vireos (families), 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 3 Red-eyed Vireos, 30 Northern Parula Warblers (families), 10 Yellow-throated Warblers (families), Pine Warblers (families), 3 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Summer Tanager, 2 Indigo Bunting, 2 Painted Buntings, and 3 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 17

55 Species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, clear, turning warm day. The most interesting were 1 pied-billed Grebe, 11 White Ibis, 10 Wood Storks, 1 Mississippi Kite, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite eating a Rough Green snake on the wing, 2 Common Moorhens with babies, 1 Least Tern, 10 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Barred Owls, 3 Eastern Wood-pewees, 3 Acadian Flycatchers, 1 Brown-headed Nuthatch, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 20 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (2 nests), 1 Wood Thrush, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Vireos, 5 Red-eyed Vireos, 15 Northern Parula Warblers, 6 Yellow-throated Warblers, 5 Pine Warblers, 5 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Indigo Buntings, 3 Painted Buntings, and 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 14

15 Anhingas, 1 Green Heron, 1 Black-crown Night Heron, 10 Wood Storks, 5 Mississippi Kites, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 3 Clapper Rails, 4 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 8 Pileated Woodpeckers, 3 Eastern Wood-pewees, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 20 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 White-eye Vireos, 6 Red-eyed Vireos, 20 Northern Parula Warblers, 15 Yellow-throated Warblers, 8 Pine Warblers, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 2 Summer Tanagers, 2 Indigo Buntings, 2 Painted Buntings, and 2 Bobolinks.

 

May 10

56 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, breezy turn hot day.  The most interesting were 1 Pied-billed Grebe, 15 Anhingas, 1 Green Heron, 1 Black-crowned Night Heron, 20 Wood Storks, 20 Wood Ducks (babies), 2 Mississippi Kites, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 2 Moorhens with 7 babies, 6 Chimney Swifts, 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 6 Pileated Woodpeckers, 2 Eastern Wood-pewees, 2 Acadian Flycatchers, 20 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 6 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 2 Red-eyed Vireos, 30 Northern Parula Warblers, 6 Yellow-throated Warblers, 10 Pine Warblers, 3 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Summer Tanagers, 1 Blue Grosbeak, 1 Indigo Bunting, 1 Painted Bunting and 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

May 7

54 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, breezy, nice day. The most interesting were 1 Green Heron, 1 Black-crowned Night Heron, 9 Mississippi Kites, 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 3 Solitary Sandpipers, 3 Least Sandpipers, 5 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 1 Barred Owl, 1 Chimney Swift, 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 3 Acadian Flycatchers, 8 Great-crested Flycatchers, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 10 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest),  1 young American Robin, 6 White-eyed Vireos, 3 Yellow-throated Vireos, 10 Red-eyed Vireos, 10 Northern Parula Warblers, 10 Yellow-throated Warblers, 6 Pine Warblers, 6 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Blue Grosbeaks, 1 Indigo Bunting, 2 Painted Buntings, 3 Swamp Sparrows, and 1 Orchard Oriole.

 

May 3

60 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy turned hot day. The most interesting were 1 pied-billed Grebe, 1 Black-crowned Night Heron, 15 Wood Storks, 10 Wood Ducks, 2 Blue-winged Teal, 5 Mississippi Kites, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 Ospreys, 1 second year Bald Eagle, 2 Solitary Sandpipers, 4 Least Sandpipers, 5 Least Terns, 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 2 Barred Owls, 1 Acadian Flycatcher, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 20 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest), 10 White-eyed Vireos, 6 Red-eyed Vireos, 40 Northern Parula Warblers, 10 Yellow-throated Warblers, 2 Pine Warblers, 5 Prothonotary Warblers, 3 Swamp Sparrows carrying food, 1 Bobolink, and 6 Orchard Oriole.

 

April 30

61 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, hazy- sunny, light breeze, nice day.  The most interesting were 1 American Bittern, 1 Least Bittern, 2 Green Herons, 4 Wood Storks, 16 Wood Ducks (babies), 2 Mississippi Kites, 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 Ospreys, 5 Solitary Sandpipers, 1 Least Sandpipers, 5 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 3 Barred Owls, 4 Chimney Swifts, 3 Acadian Flycatchers, 1 Eastern Kingbird, 15 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 6 Eastern Bluebirds, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 yellow-throated Vireo, 10 Red-eyed Vireos, 30 Northern Parula Warblers, 3 Black-throated Blue Warblers, 4 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 6 Yellow-throated Warblers, 4 Pine Warblers, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 3 Summer Tanagers, 1 Painted Bunting, 1 Swamp Sparrow, and 4 Orchard Orioles.

 

April 23

56 species were seen and/or heard on a mostly cloudy, cool to warm day. The most interesting were 1 Green Heron, 1 Wood Stork, 3 Ospreys, 6 Clapper Rails, 1 King Rail, 1 Solitary Sandpiper, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 6 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Brown-headed Nuthatch, 4 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 1 Wood Thrush, 8 White-eyed Vireos, 5 Red-eyed Vireos, 25 Northern Parula Warblers, 4 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 10 Yellow-throated Warblers, 3 Pine Warblers, 3 Black-and-white Warblers, 5 Prothonotary Warblers, 6 Summer Tanagers, 1 Scarlet Tanager, 1 Indigo Bunting, 2 Swamp Sparrows, 1 Orchard Oriole.

 

April 20

52 species were seen and/or heard on a sunny, mild, nice day.  The most interesting were 2 Pied-billed Grebes, 1 Wood Stork, 6 Mississippi Kites, 13 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoos, 3 Barred Owls, 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 2 Pileated Woodpeckers, 2 Acadian Flycatchers, 30 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 1 Wood Thrush, 5 White-eyed Vireos, 12 Red-eyed Vireos, 20 Northern Parula Warblers, 10 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 8 Yellow-throated Warblers, 12 Pine Warblers, 8 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Summer Tanager, 1 Indigo Bunting, 1 Swamp Sparrow, 1 White-throated Sparrow, and 1 Orchard Oriole.

 

April 19

56 species were seen and/or heard on a nice, warm, cloudy, breezy day.  The most interesting were; 2 Pied-billed Grebes, 10 Wood Ducks with babies, 5 Swallow-tailed Kites, 1 Osprey, 1 Immature Bald Eagle, 1 King Rail, 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 2 Pileated Woodpeckers, 3 Great-crested Flycatchers, 10 Purple Martins, 10 Barn Swallows, 2 Marsh Wrens, 22 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 Wood Thrushes, 5 White-eyed Vireos, 7 Red-eyed Vireos, 35 Northern Parula Warblers, 15 Yellow-rumped Warblers, 8 Yellow-throated Warblers, 6 Pine Warblers, 11 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Indigo Bunting, 1 Painted Bunting, 1 Eastern Towhee, 2 Swamp Sparrows, 25 Bobolinks, and 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

April 16

62 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, hazy to sunny day.  The most interesting were 1 American Bittern, 9 Wood Storks, 15 Wood Ducks (babies), 7 Blue Winged Teal, 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 King Rails, 10 Common Moorhens (babies), 4 Greater Yellowlegs, 4 Royal Terns, 2 Foresters Terns, 1 Barred Owl, 2 Ruby-throated Humming Birds, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 2  Pileated Woodpeckers, 2 Great Crested Flycatchers, 5 Purple Martins, 10 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest), 15 White-eyed Vireos, 6 Red-eyed Vireos, 15 Northern Parula Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 10 Prothonotary Warblers, 1 Worm-eating Warbler, and 3 Summer Tanagers.

 

April 12

54 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, windy, sunny nice day.  The most interesting were 1 Wood Stork, 20 Wood Ducks (babies), 3 Swallow-tailed Kites, 3 ospreys, 1 adult Bald Eagle, 2 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Lesser Yellowleg, 3 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 1 Pileated Woodpecker, 1 Great-crested Flycatcher, 1 House Wren, 2 Ruby-crowned Kinglets, 10 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest), 3 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 30 Northern Parula Warblers, 25 Yellow-throated Warblers, 10 Pine Warblers, 1 Palm Warbler, 4 Prothonotary Warblers, 10 Common Yellowthroats carrying food, 6 Chipping Sparrows, 30 Savannah Sparrows, 3 Swamp Sparrows carrying food, 8 White-throated Sparrows, and 2 Orchard Orioles.

 

April 9

54 species were seen and/or heard on a warmish, partly cloudy, breezy day. The most interesting were 5 Wood Storks, 20 Wood Ducks (babies), 8 Blue-winged Teal, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 5 Greater Yellow-legs, 1 Chimney Swift, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Great-crested Flycatcher, 5 Barn Swallows, 1 House Wren, 30 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 25 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Vireo, 5 Red-eyed Vireos, 20 Northern Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, and 40 Chipping Sparrows.

 

April 5

59 species were seen and/or heard on a cool turning warm, cloudy, breezy day. The most interesting were 22 White Ibis, 4 Wood Storks, 4 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 Ospreys, 1 white-bellied Bald Eagle, 1 Least Tern, 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 1 Hairy Woodpecker, 2 Pileated Woodpeckers, 4 Barn Swallows, 1 House Wren, 8 Marsh Wrens, 15 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest), 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Red-eyed Vireos, 20 Northern Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 3  Prothonotary Warblers, 6 Summer Tanagers, and 6 Chipping Sparrows.

 

April 2

58 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy nice day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 2 Swallow-tailed Kites, 2 Ospreys (nest), 1 King Rail, 2 Barred Owls, 3 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 purple Martin, 1 Barn Swallow, 1 House Wren, 8 Marsh Wrens, 25 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers (nest), 1 Hermit Thrushes, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 1 Red-eyed Vireo, 30 Northern Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 1 Eastern Towhee, 2 Savannah Sparrows, and 1 Lincoln's Sparrow.

 

March 29

62 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy, breezy nice day.  The most interesting were 1 Wood Stork, 35 Wood Ducks (22 babies), 4 Swallow-tailed Kites, 3 Ospreys, 1 second Year Bald Eagle, 6 Clapper Rails, 2 King Rails, 1 Belted Kingfisher, 1 Pileated Woodpecker, 1 Northern Flicker, 1 Eastern Kingbird, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 25 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 10 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 60 Northern Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 1 Prothonotary Warbler, 2 Eastern Towhee, 8 Chipping Sparrows, 3 Savannah Sparrows, and 1 Purple Finch.

 

March 26

54 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, hazy, breezy turn warm day. The most interesting were 1 Wood Stork, 15 Wood Ducks (babies), 8 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Ospreys, 1 second Year Bald Eagle, 1 Barred Owl, 1 Barn Swallow, 6 Marsh Wrens, 1 Hermit Thrush, 15 White-eyed Vireos, 3 Blue-headed Vireos, 25 Yellow-throated Warblers, 10 Pine Warblers, and 2 Savannah Sparrows.

 

March 22

53 species were seen and/or heard on a cool turn warm, breezy, sunny, nice day. The most interesting were 1 White Ibis, 30 Wood Ducks, 8 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Swallow-tailed kites, 3 Ospreys, 1 adult and 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Male Harrier, 2 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Purple Martin, 10 Marsh Wrens singing.  25 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 4 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 12 White-eyed Vireos, 40 Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 15 Pine Warblers, 12 Common Yellowthroats singing, and 2 Shipping Sparrows.

 

March 19

51 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, cloudy, breezy poor birding day. The most interesting were  3 Wood Ducks, 2 Blue-winged Teal, 4 Swallow-tailed Kites, 3 Ospreys, 1 Virginia Rail singing, 2 pleated Woodpeckers, 15 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 5 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 Hermit Thrushes, 10 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 6 Northern Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 6 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 12 Common Yellowthroats singing, and 1 Eastern Towhee.

 

March 15

69 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, turn warm, breezy, partly cloudy, day. The most interesting were 2 Wood Storks, 12 Blue-winged Teal, 20 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, 4 Ospreys, 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 1 Clapper Rail, 1 King Rail, 20 Grater Yellowlegs, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Barred owl, 3 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 1 House Wren, 6 Marsh Wrens singing, 30 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 6 Eastern Bluebirds, 10 Hermit Thrushes, 20 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 5 Northern Parula Warblers, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 10 Pine Warblers, 25 Common Yellowthroats singing, 2 Eastern Towhees, 5 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 30 Chipping Sparrows.

 

March 12

53 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, light breeze, clear,turning warm day. The most interesting were 20 Wood Ducks, 5 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Wilson's Snipe, 1 Barred Owl, 2 Pileated Woodpecker, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 3 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 8 White-eyed Vireos, 20 Yellow-throated Warblers, 4 Pine Warblers, 4 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 25 Chipping Sparrows.

 

March 8
48 species were seen and/or heard on a cold very windy, partly cloudy to sunny day.  The most interesting were 3 White Ibis, 1 Wood Duck, 2 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Ospreys, 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 American Kestrel, 3 Pileated Woodpeckers, 20 Tree Swallows, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 Marsh Wren, 8 Hermit Thrushes, 4 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 6 Yellow-throated Warblers, 10 Pine Warblers, 3 Dark-eyed Vireos, and 40 Chipping Sparrows

 

March 5

53 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, clear, turning warm nice day.  The most interesting were 2 American Bitterns, 5 White Ibis, 3 Blue-winged Teal, 1 Osprey, 1 Wilson's Snipe, 1 Barred owl, 1 Pileated Woodpecker, 30 Tree Swallows, 2 House Wrens, 10 March Wrens, 3 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 5 White eyed Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 12 Dark-eyed Juncos, 25 Shipping Sparrows, and 1 Rusty Blackbird.

 

March 1

55 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, sunny, turn warm nice day. The most interesting were 20 Wood Ducks, 6 Blue Winged Teal, 1 Osprey, 1 Clapper Rail, 1 Barred Owl, 2 Pileated Woodpeckers, 2 White-breasted Nuthatches, 1 House Wren, 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 3 White-Vireos, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 15 Dark-eyed Juncos, 15 Chipping Sparrows, and 6 Purple Finches.

 

February 27

45 species were seen and/or heard on a cold very windy not nice day. The most interesting were 10 Wood Ducks, 6 Blue-winged Teal, 1 Osprey, 1 Clapper Rail, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 1 Brown Creeper, 1 House Wren, 15 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 10 Pine Warblers, 2 Black-and-white Warblers, 6 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 20 Chipping Sparrows.

 

February 23

56 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, sunny, turning cloudy, nice day. The most interesting were 3 American Bitterns, 70 White Ibis, 20 Wood Ducks, 30 Blue-winged Teal, 1 Adult Bald Eagle, 1 Northern Harrier, 3 Wild Turkeys, 3 Wilson's Snipe, 1 Barred Owl, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Marsh Wren, 1 Hermit Thrush, 2 White-eyed Vireo, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 2 Yellow-throated Warblers, 20 Pine Warblers, 12 Dark-eyed Juncos, 10 Chipping Sparrows, and 1 Purple Finch.

 

February 20

50 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, partly cloudy, turning sunny and warm day. The most interesting were 30 Wood Ducks, 5 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Osprey, 10 Wild Turkeys, 1 Clapper Rail, 2 Wilson's Snipe, 2 Barred Owls, 3 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 2 Hermit Thrushes, 6 Cedar Waxwings, 5 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 15 Pine Warblers, 1 Ovenbird, 2 Eastern Towhees, 2 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 5 Chipping Sparrows.

 

February, 16
58 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, clear, light breeze, turn warm nice day.  The most interesting were 12 Wood Ducks, 30 Blue-winged Teal, 15 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Osprey, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Wilson's Snipe, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 1 House Wren, 4 Marsh Wrens, 10 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 80 Cedar Waxwings, 5 White-eyed Vireos, 3 Blue-headed Vireos, 20 Pine Warblers, 1 Eastern Towhee, 15 Dark-eyed Juncos, 8 Chipping Sparrows, and 2 Purple Finches.

 

February 13

56 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, cloudy, breezy, turning warm day. The most interesting were 20 Wood Ducks, 20 Blue Winged Teal, 1 Osprey, 1 Northern Harrier, 6 Wild Turkeys, 1 King Rail, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 2 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 1 Brown-headed Nuthatch, 1 House Wren, 2 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Blue -headed Vireos, 10 Pine Warblers, 1 Palm Warbler, 1 Common Yellowthroat, 20 Dark-eyed Vireos, and 8 Chipping Sparrows.

 

February 9

56 species were seen and/or heard on a nice, sunny warm day. The most interesting were; 25 Wood Ducks, 5 Blue-winged Teal, 5 Hooded Mergansers, 3 Bald Eagles, 1 Northern Harrier, 8 Wild Turkeys, 6 Wilson's Snipe, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Marsh Wren, 15 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 30 Pine Warblers, 1 Black-and-white Warbler, 15 Dark-eyed Junco, and 20 Chipping Sparrows.

 

February 6

49 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, windy, ok day. The most interesting were 2 Blue-winged Teal, 3 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Osprey, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Wilson's Snipe, 3 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 2 House Wrens, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 30 Cedar Waxwings, 3 White-eyed Vireos, 6 Blue-headed Vireos, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 8 Pine Warblers, 15 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 2 Chipping Sparrows.

 

February 2

53 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, partly cloudy, turning warm nice day.  The most interested were 12 Wood Ducks, 2 Green-winged Teal, 10 Blue-winged Teal, 15 Hooded Mergansers, 1 second year Bald Eagle, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1 King Rail, 2 Wilson's Snipe, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 2 House Wrens, 10 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 American Pipit, 4 White-eyed Vireos, 4 Pine Warblers, 2 Palm Warblers, and 15 Dark-eyed Juncos.

 

January 30

44 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, cloudy, turning sunny nice day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 30 Wood Ducks, 1 Northern Harrier, 1 Copper's Hawk, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 5 yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 1 Winter Wren, 1 House Wren, 15 Eastern Bluebirds, 2 Hermit Thrushes, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 1 Blue-headed Vireo, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 3 Pine Warblers, 1 Eastern Towhee, 15 Dark-eyed Juncos, 2 Chipping Sparrows, and 1 Field Sparrow.

 

January 26

55 Species were seen and/or heard on a cold, cloudy, breezy day. The most interesting were 7 Blue-winged Teal, 4 Hooded Mergansers, 6 Wilson's Snipe, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 3 House Wrens, 3 marsh Wrens, 1 Golden-crowned Kinglet, 2 Orange-crowned Warblers, 5 Pine Warblers, 15 Dark-eyed Vireos, 1 Chipping Sparrow, and 1 Field Sparrow.

 

January 23

50 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, cloudy (some sun), turning warm day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 8 Wood Ducks, 40 Blue-winged Teal, 2 Hooded Mergansers, 3 Northern Harriers (1 Male), 5 Pileated Woodpeckers, 4 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 4 Marsh Wrens, 10 Eastern Bluebirds, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 30 Cedar Waxwings, 6 Blue-headed Vireos, 4 Pine Warblers, 10 Dark-eyed Juncos, 8 Chipping Sparrows, and 1 Field Sparrow.

 

January 19

39 species were seen and heard on a cool, rainy, yucky day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 1 White Pelican, 1 Hooded Merganser, 5 Pileated Woodpeckers, 5 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 6 Dark-eyed Juncos, 2 Chipping Sparrows, and 3 Purple Finches.

 

January 16

48 species were seen and/or heard on a cold, breezy, cloudy yucky day.  The most interesting were 3 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Osprey, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 4 Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 House Wren, 4 Hermit Thrushes, 1 White eyed Vireo, 8 Blue-headed Vireos, 5 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 1 Shipping Sparrow.

 

January 12

54 Species were seen and/or herd on a cool, cloudy, day with no wind.  The most interesting were 15 Blue-winged Teal, 1 American Widgeon, 1 Osprey, 1 Wilson's Snipe, 6 pleated Woodpeckers, 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 1 White-breasted Nuthatch, 1 Winter Wren, 2 House Wrens, 6 Mash Wrens, 8 Eastern Bluebirds, 1 Hermit Thrush, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 1 Orange-crowned Warbler, 8 Pine Warblers, 6 Dark-eyed Juncos, 3 Field Sparrows, and 1 Fox Sparrow.

 

January 9

53 species were seen and/or heard on a warm, partly cloudy, nice day with a light breeze.  The most interesting were 8 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Bald Eagle, 2 Northern Harriers. 1 Cooper's Hawk, 2 Wilson's Snipe, 5 Pileated Woodpeckers, 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 2 House Wrens, 1 Marsh Wren, 1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 3 Hermit Thrushes, 3 Blue-headed Vireos, 2 Yellow-throated Warbler, 10 Pine Warblers, 1 Palm Warbler, 6 Dark-eyed Juncos, and 1 Chipping Sparrow.

 

January 5

54 species were seen and/or heard on a cool, breezy, partly cloudy ok day. The most interesting were 60 Wood Ducks, 5 Hooded Mergansers, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 2 Soras, 3 Wilson's Snipe, 1 House Wren, 2 Marsh Wrens, 1 Golden-crowned Kinglet, 1 White-eyed Vireo, 2 Blue-headed Vireos, 1 Yellow-throated Warbler, 10 Pine Warblers, 3 Dark-eyed Juncos, 3 Chipping Sparrows, and 1 Rusty Blackbird.



 


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