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Checklist S38987553

 
Location
Middle Run Natural Area, New Castle County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:11 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
10
Duration:
4 hour(s), 17 minute(s)
Distance:
1.7 mile(s)
Observers:
Derek Stoner List , John Dunn List , Judy Montgomery List , Lily Calderón List , Timothy Freiday
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.140
Species
75 species (+5 other taxa) total
6

Flying up valley.

7
1

Flying over the valley at 10:27am.

9
5
1

Low flyby around 8:30am.

3
4

Two together circling up out of the forest around 6:30am. Singles seen later-- one perching on telephone pole by Tri-State Annex, and another high and headed South.

1

Immature.

1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
1

Calling from hedgerow near Cherry Tree Island, in response to whistled call.

1

Calling along the creek near Trail Marker 11.

3
2
1
6
6
1

Viewed from the deck behind Tri-State. Gave calls that are closest to Alder. Same general area as the one from yesterday, probably the same bird given the weather conditions overnight.

2

One in Cherry Tree Island and second behind Tri-State.

1
Empidonax sp.

Brief views of a very good Yellow-bellied candidate.

1
1

Viewed briefly in Sassafras hedgerow near Trail Marker 3.

2

Both in Trail Marker 4 area. This species is getting scarce at this point in migration.

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3
9
7
14
16

Heading North.

5
2
2
6
4
3
3
2
7

Calling frequently from the thickets.

30
18
7

Four together atop girdled Bradford Pears.

2
40
50

At least this many. Flocks of 33 and 14 seen, and many smaller groups.

13
8
15
2

One singing.

4
14

Very young birds hanging out in Bradford Pear snags.

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
7

Flyovers calling.

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
15

Conservative estimate. As many as eight seen together at once, and many other groups of several at a time, in multiple locations around the Birding Trail. Very vocal, with both song and chatter calls. Peak time for Baltimore Oriole numbers.

40
8
600

Two large flocks working the forest edge age heading Westward.

1

Seen by Joe Russell near Trail Marker 15.

2

One in Cherry Tree Island and another near Tree of Heaven.

1
Brewster's Warbler (hybrid)

Warbler with double golden wing bars, black eye line, yellow forecrown, grayish face, whitish throat, yellow on belly, grayish flanks and tail, and olive-green upper back. Looked like a classic first generation Brewster's. Feeding in top of Persimmon and Walnut saplings, feeding in winged warbler fashion-- hanging and probing into clusters of dead leaves.

9
6

Three seen together at once in hedgerow near Trail Marker 4, and others scattered around.

2
5
22

Very abundant. At least three adult males, and the rest females and juveniles.

1

Near parking lot/beginning of Birding Trail.

1
9
2

One in Black Walnut near Trail Marker 14 and second in Sassafras hedgerow near Trail Marker 4.

4

All observed in Black Walnut trees.

1
12

As many as four seen together, and many others throughout the trail loop.

4
1
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler
5

All together at Trail Marker 8, with two male-female pairs foraging together low along the trail and a solo male.

1

In ornamental pine tree behind Tri-State building.

2

One low atop a Russian Olive at Trail Marker 4 and a second in Black Walnut at Trail Marker 15.

1

Low in Black Walnut sapling by Trail Marker 4.

40
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

Many high flyovers between 6:30 and 8:00am.

3
8
3
16

Around Tri-State.

Additional species seen by Derek Stoner:
1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Additional species seen by Judy Montgomery:
1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes