Laura Erickson's For the Birds

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Last Warbler Walk report

As has suddenly become our tradition, we saved dessert for last--both in terms of today being the best of all the warbler walks for the total number of species (75) and in terms of seeing the best bird of the day (the Snowy Plover originally discovered there by Shawn Zierman and today first noticed in our group by Harold Nordin) at the very end. Here's the list:

Canada Goose
Blue-winged Teal
Greater Scaup
Red-breasted Merganser
Common Loon
Red-necked Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Black-bellied Plover
Snowy Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Spotted Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Wilson's Snipe
Bonaparte's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Common Tern
Mourning Dove
Black-billed Cuckoo
Common Nighthawk
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Red-headed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird
Blue-headed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
House Wren
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Tennessee Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Canada Warbler
Scarlet Tanager
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Indigo Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Baltimore Oriole
American Goldfinch