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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
1
Great Blue Heron

Low flyby around 8:30am.

3
Turkey Vulture
4
Osprey

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
Cooper's Hawk

Immature.

1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Flying up valley.

7
Mourning Dove
1
Eastern Screech-Owl

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

1
Common Nighthawk

Flying over the valley at 10:27am.

9
Chimney Swift
5
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Belted Kingfisher

Calling along the creek near Trail Marker 11.

3
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
6
Northern Flicker
6
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Alder Flycatcher

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
Least Flycatcher

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

1
Empidonax sp.

Brief views of a very good Yellow-bellied candidate.

1
Eastern Phoebe
1
Great Crested Flycatcher

Viewed briefly in Sassafras hedgerow near Trail Marker 3.

2
Eastern Kingbird

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

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3
White-eyed Vireo
9
Red-eyed Vireo
7
Blue Jay
14
American Crow
16
Tree Swallow

Heading North.

5
Carolina Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
6
House Wren
4
Carolina Wren
3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
3
Eastern Bluebird
2
Veery
7
Wood Thrush

Calling frequently from the thickets.

30
American Robin
18
Gray Catbird
7
Brown Thrasher

Four together atop girdled Bradford Pears.

2
Northern Mockingbird
40
European Starling
50
Cedar Waxwing

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

1
Ovenbird

Seen by Joe Russell near Trail Marker 15.

2
Blue-winged Warbler

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
Black-and-white Warbler
6
Tennessee Warbler

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

2
Nashville Warbler
5
Common Yellowthroat
22
American Redstart

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

1
Cape May Warbler

Near parking lot/beginning of Birding Trail.

1
Northern Parula
9
Magnolia Warbler
2
Bay-breasted Warbler

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

4
Blackburnian Warbler

All observed in Black Walnut trees.

1
Yellow Warbler
12
Chestnut-sided Warbler

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

4
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler
5
Black-throated Blue Warbler

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

1
Pine Warbler

In ornamental pine tree behind Tri-State building.

2
Prairie Warbler

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

1
Black-throated Green Warbler

Low in Black Walnut sapling by Trail Marker 4.

40
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

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

15
Chipping Sparrow
2
Field Sparrow

One singing.

4
Song Sparrow
14
Eastern Towhee

Very young birds hanging out in Bradford Pear snags.

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
3
Scarlet Tanager
8
Northern Cardinal
3
Indigo Bunting
7
Bobolink

Flyovers calling.

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
15
Baltimore Oriole

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
Red-winged Blackbird
8
Brown-headed Cowbird
600
Common Grackle

Two large flocks working the forest edge age heading Westward.

13
House Finch
8
American Goldfinch
16
House Sparrow

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)
 

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Yes