Date: 5/10/18 2:21 pm
From: Ronald Harrower <rharrower...> [hmbirds] <hmbirds-noreply...>
Subject: [HMBirds] Scarlet Tanager hunting eBird Report - Consaul Rd, Galway, May 8, 2018

> Consaul Rd, Galway, Saratoga, New York, US
> May 8, 2018 2:15 PM - 2:58 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 3.0 mile(s)
> Comments: Though it was very warm by this point, we continued on the grand tour of west central Saratoga County. When I taught at Galway Schools, I became aware of Consaul Rd and while the caretaker was alive, I had access to a hunting camp that has a dirt road that meets Consaul. Alas, I dare not venture there now, but even in mid afternoon, we saw and heard a fair number of birds. The most striking was a male Scarlet Tanager that was sitting 20 feet up in a tree behind us in full sun. It flew around in the marshy woods, but was always in sight. I watched it check and spider web and grab a bug. The road is with a return trip.
> 14 species
>
> Canada Goose 7
> Mallard 1
> Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2
> Hairy Woodpecker 1
> Barn Swallow 2
> Gray Catbird 1
> European Starling 5
> Ovenbird 1
> Yellow-rumped Warbler 5
> Song Sparrow 1
> Scarlet Tanager 1
> Red-winged Blackbird 2
> Common Grackle 2
> House Finch 1
>
> View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S45529130
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)



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Posted by: Ronald Harrower <rharrower...>
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