Date: 3/13/17 4:39 pm
From: Walter L. Barrows <wbarrows...>
Subject: Re: [Va-bird] Huntley Meadows Monday Morning Birdwalk
From this morning's birdwalk, I've added a handful of shots to my Huntley
Meadows gallery.
https://wlb3.smugmug.com/Virginia-Parks/Huntley-Meadows-Park/

Thanks, Harry.

Cheers

*Walt*



On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 5:57 PM, Harry Glasgow <harry.glasgow...>
wrote:

> Despite temperature readings in the high 30s and low 40s, it seemed
> bitterly cold as we set off for today's Huntley Meadows Monday Morning
> Birdwalk. We identified 49 species, with huge flocks of Common Grackles,
> Red-winged Blackbirds, and Rusty Blackbirds getting the most attention. We
> were delighted with the antics of Kinglets in trees at eye level, and the
> interesting diversity of water fowl, even though the individual counts of
> each were somewhat small. Birders interested in joining us are reminded
> that starting with next week's walk (March 20), we will be adopting our
> summer hours, begining at 7AM.
>
> Canada Goose 11
> Wood Duck 17
> Mallard 4
> Northern Shoveler 6
> Green-winged Teal 2
> Bufflehead 2
> Hooded Merganser 7
> Pied-billed Grebe 3
> Great Blue Heron 3
> Cooper's Hawk 1
> Accipiter sp. 1
> Bald Eagle 1
> Red-shouldered Hawk 2
> Red-tailed Hawk 1
> American Coot 9
> Ring-billed Gull 6
> Mourning Dove 4
> Red-headed Woodpecker 4
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 9
> Downy Woodpecker 7
> Hairy Woodpecker 1
> Pileated Woodpecker 2
> Eastern Phoebe 2
> Blue Jay 3
> American Crow 4
> Fish Crow 1
> crow sp. 1
> Tree Swallow 4
> Carolina Chickadee 9
> Tufted Titmouse 7
> White-breasted Nuthatch 4
> Brown Creeper 1
> Carolina Wren 7
> Golden-crowned Kinglet 6
> Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
> Eastern Bluebird 10
> Hermit Thrush 1
> American Robin 70
> Fox Sparrow 3
> White-throated Sparrow 35
> Song Sparrow 3
> Swamp Sparrow 4
> Eastern Towhee 4
> Northern Cardinal 12
> Red-winged Blackbird 500
> Rusty Blackbird 100
> Common Grackle 1300
> Brown-headed Cowbird 1
> American Goldfinch 2
>
> The Monday Morning Birdwalk has been a weekly event at Huntley Meadows
> since 1985. It takes place every week, rain or shine (except during
> electrical storms, strong winds, or icy trails), at 7AM (8AM from November
> through March), is free of charge, requires no reservation, and is open to
> all. Birders meet in the parking lot at the Park's entrance at 3701
> Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA. Questions should be directed to Park staff
> during normal business hours at (703)768-2525 <(703)%20768-2525>.
>
> Harry Glasgow
> Friends of Huntley Meadows Park
>
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