Date: 5/4/18 11:17 am
From: Caden H <cadencrex...>
Subject: Finals Week Birding
Hi all!

Got a chance to get to the WVU Core Arboretum yesterday afternoon to take a break from studying for finals.

Here’s the checklist:

Monongahela Blvd, Morgantown US-WV (39.6467,-79.9778)
May 3, 2018
4:10 PM
Traveling
1.60 miles
149 Minutes

2 Canada Goose
2 Turkey Vulture
1 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1 Mourning Dove
1 Barred Owl -- With rodent in mouth!
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Downy Woodpecker
2 Hairy Woodpecker
4 Northern Flicker
2 Blue-headed Vireo
2 Red-eyed Vireo -- Singing
4 Blue Jay
4 Carolina Chickadee
3 Tufted Titmouse
2 White-breasted Nuthatch
2 House Wren
7 Carolina Wren
10 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
3 Eastern Bluebird -- Beautiful male!
1 Veery
16 Swainson's Thrush -- Awesome looks and heard!
1 Hermit Thrush -- Singing
1 Wood Thrush
25 American Robin
3 Gray Catbird
1 Blue-winged Warbler
3 Black-and-white Warbler
4 Nashville Warbler
3 American Redstart
2 Northern Parula
1 Bay-breasted Warbler -- Male
2 Yellow Warbler
2 Chestnut-sided Warbler -- Beautiful males singing!
25 Yellow-rumped Warbler
4 Yellow-throated Warbler
1 Field Sparrow
10 White-throated Sparrow -- A lot of birds singing!
3 Song Sparrow
6 Eastern Towhee
12 Northern Cardinal
1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak -- Female
5 Indigo Bunting
1 Brown-headed Cowbird
5 American Goldfinch

Here’s to some great spring birding!
Caden Haines
Morgantown, WV
 
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