Date: 9/13/17 9:52 am From: Chris Kubiak <ckubiak...> Subject: Re: Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve Wednesday Walk (Allegheny County) 9-13
Yes the drip is working but most of these birds were back along our Goldenrod Trail. But you are correct, water at the drip also has been a nice magnet for the birds.
-----Original Message----- From: Marcy Cunkelman [mailto:<plant4nature...>] Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:50 PM To: Chris Kubiak Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve Wednesday Walk (Allegheny County) 9-13
Is the mister going? Water in our " creek" has been a great attractor here.
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> On Sep 13, 2017, at 12:26 PM, Chris Kubiak <ckubiak...> wrote: > > All, > > > > This morning we had a fantastic showing of migrant warblers and other > birds, including seemingly every Cedar Waxwing in Allegheny County on > the property, on our weekly Wednesday walks at Beechwood. Starting at > 9 am with myself and Brian Shema, along with a number of other local > birders, we discovered 9 species of warblers including Blue-winged, > Chestnut-sided, Magnolia, Black and White, Tennessee, Blackburnian, > American Redstart, Hooded, Black throated-green. > > Along with the warblers we had a briefly calling Yellow-billed Cuckoo, > 2 Scarlet tanager females, an immature male Baltimore Oriole, 2-3 > Swainson Thrushes, a number of Red-eyed Vireos (one feeding what we > presume was a younger bird)at least 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and a > lone immature Rose-breasted Grosbeak, amongst easily 100+ Cedar > Waxwings eating the remaining black cherries on the tress. > > > > If you get a chance to head out an bird, Beechwood is hoping right now! > > > > Chris Kubiak| Director of Education > > Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania > > 614 Dorseyville Road, Pittsburgh PA 15238 > > 412-963-6100 ext. 12 | aswp.org > > > > Connecting People to Birds and Nature Since 1916! > > > > > > > >