Date: 5/14/18 8:19 am
From: mimi kibler alain kieny <mialk12...>
Subject: Re: Tucker County IMBD count
Hooray for us!!

On May 14, 2018, at 10:32 AM, Casey Rucker <autoblock...><mailto:<autoblock...>> wrote:

Hi, all,

Many thanks to our participants, Laura Ceperley, Sally Egan, Martha Hopper, Mimi Kibler, Steve Kimbrell, and Herb Myers.

Our Tucker County International Bird Day count yesterday, May 13, began with thunder and heavy rains ending around dawn, but turned into a sunny though windy day for birding. We had the usual surprising misses, but overall it was a good day with 111 species, including a good number of shorebirds and 22 warblers. Here’s the list.

Canada Goose

Wood Duck


Common Merganser

Ruffed Grouse

Black-billed Cuckoo

Rock Pigeon

Mourning Dove

Chimney Swift

Ruby-throated Hummingbird


Least Sandpiper

Spotted Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Lesser Yellowlegs

Greater Yellowlegs

Forster’s Tern

Green Heron

Turkey Vulture


Bald Eagle

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Belted Kingfisher

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Pileated Woodpecker


Eastern Wood-Pewee

Acadian Flycatcher

Alder Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

Eastern Phoebe

Great Crested Flycatcher

Eastern Kingbird

White-eyed Vireo

Yellow-throated Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Blue Jay

American Crow

Common Raven

Tree Swallow

Barn Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

House Wren

Winter Wren

Carolina Wren

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Eastern Bluebird


Swainson’s Thrush

Hermit Thrush

Wood Thrush

American Robin

Gray Catbird

Brown Thrasher

European Starling

Cedar Waxwing

House Sparrow

House Finch

Purple Finch

American Goldfinch

Eastern Towhee

Chipping Sparrow

Field Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow

Henslow’s Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco


Red-winged Blackbird

Eastern Meadowlark

Common Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Orchard Oriole

Baltimore Oriole


Louisiana Waterthrush

Northern Waterthrush

Blue-winged Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Hooded Warbler

American Redstart

Cerulean Warbler

Northern Parula

Magnolia Warbler

Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Blackpoll Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Pine Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-throated Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Canada Warbler

Scarlet Tanager

Northern Cardinal

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Indigo Bunting.

Good birding,

Casey Rucker

Dry Fork, WV

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