Thursday, September 29, 2011

Prospect Sept 29th : BBC Thursday walk results

Results of today's LAST Thursday Fall Series walk, led by Tom Stephenson.

The Brooklyn Bird Club thanks Tom for his generous time and efforts
leading the Autumn Thursday walks.

Here's is Tom's note:

Hi Peter,

Well, as was the case of a few of our Fall walks this year, a day that started looking dreary and birdless eventually yield some great species.
Today we had 13 species of warblers including Yellow-breasted Chat (not really a warbler anymore...but...), Tennessee, Nashville, 2 Wilson's warblers, a Philadelphia Vireo, an Indigo Bunting,
Towhee, Pied-billed Grebe, and some sparrows...50 species in total.

Here's the list.

Best regards,

Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Green Heron
Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Wood Duck
Cooper's Hawk
Spotted Sandpiper
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Phoebe
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
House Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
European Starling
Tennessee Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Waterthrush
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Eastern Towhee
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Baltimore Oriole
House Sparrow


From John Ascher

additions to Sun Sept. 25 Prospect List:

American Black Duck - Lake

Hairy Woodpecker - Lookout Hill

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Blackburnion Warbler - Lookout Hill

Tennessee Warbler - base of Lookout Hill

No cuckoo photo yet because I can't find my cable for uploading!


John S. Ascher, Ph.D.

Bee Database Project Manager

Division of Invertebrate Zoology

American Museum of Natural History