Date: 6/25/17 12:12 pm
From: Harry Glasgow via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Merrimac Farm
Five birders made up the group on this morning's Merrimac Farm Last-Sunday-of-the-Month birdwalk sponsored by the Prince William Conservation Alliance.  We sighted 39 species with the highlights being many Yellow-breasted Chats, Prairie Warblers,  Wild Turkeys, and several Indigo Buntings.  
Wild Turkey  5
Turkey Vulture  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Mourning Dove  1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  6
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  3
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  2
Eastern Wood-Pewee  3
Acadian Flycatcher  4
Eastern Phoebe  5
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
White-eyed Vireo  7
Red-eyed Vireo  6
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  6
Carolina Chickadee  2
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
House Wren  1
Carolina Wren  6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  4
Wood Thrush  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Cedar Waxwing  5
Ovenbird  4
Common Yellowthroat  3
American Redstart  1
Prairie Warbler  6
Yellow-breasted Chat  7
Field Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  2
Eastern Towhee  2
Scarlet Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  5
Indigo Bunting  5
Eastern Meadowlark  2
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
American Goldfinch  3

The Prince William Conservation Alliance birdwalks at the Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area in Nokesville take place at 8 AM on the final Sunday of every month.  Birders meet at the Area's entrance located at the stonehouse at the end of Deepwood Drive.  Questions may be directed to the Alliance at 703.499.4954,  or <alliance...>

Harry GlasgowNancy Vehrs

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