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Checklist S45563382

 
Location
Trout Brook Valley Conservation Area, Fairfield County, Connecticut, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 11, 2018 7:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
CT bird atlas List , Frank Mantlik , Kim Westcott List
Comments:
COA Raffle walk with Kim Westcott. Long walk from Bradley Rd. lot through forests and orchard on White/Green trails, Blue and Violet trails, through much of orchard, then back on blue trail through Crow Hollow. Beautiful day, 55-68F, mostly sunny with some clouds, light NW wind.
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Species
61 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Wild Turkey

Female at edge of orchard

2
Great Blue Heron

Single flyovers

2
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier

Female flying west over orchard

2
Red-shouldered Hawk

Single calling and soaring birds

1
Broad-winged Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Killdeer

Heard at orchard

5
Mourning Dove
1
Black-billed Cuckoo

Heard and seen well through scope along forest edge at southern part of orchard.

1
Barred Owl

Seen by Kim when she arrived at lot

3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

One female foraging for low flowers in forest; two other flyovers at orchard

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Adult female along blue trail southwest of orchard. Unexpected this far south in mid-May. Nesting perhaps?

Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Downy Woodpecker
2
Hairy Woodpecker
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Pileated Woodpecker

Singles heard drumming

1
American Kestrel

Flyover at orchard; female?

1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Empidonax sp.

Seen from berm near raking lot.

1
Eastern Phoebe
4
Great Crested Flycatcher
4
Eastern Kingbird

All along orchard fence ; seen well

13
Red-eyed Vireo
Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
1
Common Raven

Heard calling and seen flying N over ridge near Pop Mt.

5
Tree Swallow

Pair at nest box in orchard

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
Barn Swallow
1
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
3
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren

Edge of orchard

1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Heard only

2
Eastern Bluebird

Male seen along orchard fence, and female coming out of nest box

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
Veery
3
Swainson's Thrush
5
Wood Thrush
8
American Robin
6
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird

Singing in orchard

1
European Starling
12
Ovenbird
3
Worm-eating Warbler
2
Louisiana Waterthrush
1
Blue-winged Warbler

Singing in orchard; possibly two males

1
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
2
American Redstart
1
Yellow Warbler
2
Black-throated Green Warbler
1
Clay-colored Sparrow

Adult seen well but briefly on fence in orchard. Small Spizella sparrow with warm pale brown wash on chest, and contrasting gray collar (nape). Flew before photos could be obtained.

1
Field Sparrow

Seen singing on orchard fence

4
Savannah Sparrow

Orchard

2
Song Sparrow
5
Scarlet Tanager

Two pairs and a single singing male

3
Northern Cardinal
3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
1
Indigo Bunting

Heard in orchard

5
Bobolink

Adult males seen and heard in small trees east of orchard fence

7
Baltimore Oriole
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
24
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
2
American Goldfinch
 

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