Date: 5/1/18 8:04 am
From: Gail Mackiernan <katahdinss...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Today, May 1, at Wheaton Regional Park
Hi all,

First WRP report for this late, late spring. A beautiful morning, several seasonal firsts but lacking in warblers, unfortunately. Both Orioles, Scarlet Tanager, first Wood Thrush, Acadian FC, etc. but only one Pine Warbler. We had a singing Warbling Vireo but missed a Blue-headed seen by other birders. The warming trend should improve things, however.

Gail Mackiernan and Barry Cooper
Colesville, MD

46 species
Birds of interest:

Osprey 1
Chimney Swift 15
Pileated Woodpecker 2
Acadian Flycatcher 1 Called, FOS
Eastern Phoebe 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 2 FOS
Eastern Kingbird 4 Two pairs
Warbling Vireo (Eastern) 1 FOS
Tree Swallow 6
Barn Swallow (American) 8
House Wren (Northern) 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Eastern Bluebird 3
Hermit Thrush 1
Wood Thrush 1 FOS
Gray Catbird 1
Pine Warbler 1
Chipping Sparrow 7
Field Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 15
Swamp Sparrow 8
Eastern Towhee 4
Scarlet Tanager 1 FOS
Orchard Oriole 1 Male FOS
Baltimore Oriole 8 FOS

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