Date: 2/2/18 5:46 pm
From: <kernscot...> [hmbirds] <hmbirds-noreply...>
Subject: [HMBirds] Austerlitz- Bald Eagles, Common Raven
Nancy Kern

Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, US
Feb 1, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Protocol: Stationary

Comments: Temperature above freezing with little snow cover, some sun. Coyotes dragged out deer carcass remains and the Bald Eagles and Common Ravens came in to feed. Rivers and streams are iced over or have ice and high water so the eagles come inland to look for carcasses. Photos with eBird report.
19 species

Bald Eagle 7 The eagles fed on scattered deer parts with some scuffles especially between the juveniles. There were 3 juv., 2 adults, a 2nd year, and a probable 4th year. It was hard to tell the adults, so it is possible there may have been more than 7 eagles

Red-tailed Hawk 1
Mourning Dove 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern) 2
Hairy Woodpecker (Eastern) 1
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 7
Common Raven 10 feeding on parts of a deer carcass
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Tufted Titmouse 3
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) 1
European Starling 1
American Tree Sparrow 1
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 8
White-throated Sparrow 2
Northern Cardinal 2
House Finch 1 no eye disease
American Goldfinch 6

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