----- Forwarded Message ----- From: "<ebird-checklist...>" <ebird-checklist...> To: <fredatwood...> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:40 PM Subject: eBird Report - Leopold's Preserve, Feb 24, 2017
Leopold's Preserve, Prince William, Virginia, US Feb 24, 2017 5:40 PM - 6:50 PM Protocol: Traveling 0.8 mile(s) Comments: Loud chorus of spring peepers. Mostly clear skies. 75F today. Moderate breezes. Beavers 2. 16 species
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 104 60 in V flyover to north. Others flying over low to north in small groups as if going somewhere to roost for the night. Maybe north fork wetlands? Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) 22 Pairs flying in to marsh at dusk. American Black Duck (Anas rubripes) 4 Two pairs in marsh. Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) 12 Pairs, in marsh and flying in to marsh at dusk. Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) 1 Heard only. Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) 1 Zig zagging over and into the marsh at dusk. Pointed not rounded wings. American Woodcock (Scolopax minor) 4 3 Displaying in the fields in the side of the road away from the marsh. 1 displaying field by marsh side parking. Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 1 Flyover European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 3
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla) 3 White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 3
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 4
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 700 Staging in trees by marsh.