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Checklist S15427143

 
Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
1.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Doug Hitchcox
Comments:
Maine Audubon's Weekly Bird Walk. A nice blast of warm weather for October although it was overcast (rain predicted) when we began - sunny and blue sky by the time we got to the North Meadow!

Leps:
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
Species
37 species (+1 other taxa) total
70
Canada Goose

flying over from the southwest; probably heading to the goose fields for the day

1
Wood Duck

following a group of ABDUs down river

2
Mallard
8
American Black Duck
5
Common Eider (Dresser's)

hens; one all the way up near our Big Sit location (where was it on Saturday?!?)

7
Red-breasted Merganser

first of the fall here | distant scope views looking down river

15
Wild Turkey

continuing gang working from the Pond Meadow to the North Meadow

6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Mourning Dove
1
hummingbird sp.

**late for Ruby-throated Hummingbird | hummingbird buzzed overhead, backlit against an overcast sky, as we entered the West Meadow. No audio.

25
Ring-billed Gull

an entertaining group bathing off the West Meadow 'north blind'

10
Herring Gull (American)
10
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron

along the river edge at the North Meadow

1
Northern Harrier
1
Red-tailed Hawk

continuing immature bird in the West Meadow

1
Belted Kingfisher
3
Downy Woodpecker
2
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Eastern Phoebe

near the marshy area on the north side of the North Meadow

4
Blue Jay
6
American Crow
12
Black-capped Chickadee
5
Tufted Titmouse
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

near the feeders in the North Meadow

16
Eastern Bluebird

probably a low count. Cooperative flock feeding and being very vocal along the edge of the North Meadow

1
Gray Catbird

heard briefly

20
House Finch
5
American Goldfinch
4
White-throated Sparrow
6
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)

West Meadow

30
Song Sparrow

a few scattered but 20+ visiting the feeders left over from the Big Sit

2
Swamp Sparrow

one on the Big Sit feeders

5
Red-winged Blackbird

arrived when we set up the Big Sit feeders last week and continue to hang around those and the marsh nearby

1
Nashville Warbler

feeding in the apple trees near the building

10
Palm Warbler (Yellow)

all near the swale in the North Meadow

2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
 

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