Date: 5/14/18 3:07 pm
From: Harry Glasgow via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Huntley Meadows Monday Morning Birdwalk.
It was what the British call a soft morning greeted 27 birders on today's Huntley Meadows Monday Morning Birdwalk. The fog lifted gently as the morning wore on, and 72 species were tallied.  Part of that count included 15 warbler species, 5 species of Flycatchers, and 5 shorebirds.



Canada Goose  13
Wood Duck  6
Mallard  10
Hooded Merganser  16
Great Blue Heron  5
Green Heron  8
Osprey  3
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Least Sandpiper  4
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Solitary Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  4
Lesser Yellowlegs  1
Mourning Dove  10
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  2
Chimney Swift  4
Red-headed Woodpecker  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker  12
Downy Woodpecker  5
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  3
Eastern Wood-Pewee  5
Acadian Flycatcher  4
Eastern Phoebe  4
Great Crested Flycatcher  3
Eastern Kingbird  3
Warbling Vireo  1
Red-eyed Vireo  11
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  2
Fish Crow  3
crow sp.  5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  2
Tree Swallow  24
Bank Swallow  1
Barn Swallow  8
Carolina Chickadee  4
Tufted Titmouse  4
White-breasted Nuthatch  6
Carolina Wren  5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  9
Eastern Bluebird  4
Veery  4
Swainson's Thrush  1
American Robin  4
Gray Catbird  2
Ovenbird  1
Northern Waterthrush  2
Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush  1
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Prothonotary Warbler  3
Tennessee Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  8
American Redstart  3
Cape May Warbler  1
Northern Parula  2
Blackburnian Warbler  3
Yellow Warbler  2
Blackpoll Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Black-throated Green Warbler  1
Chipping Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  1
Scarlet Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  14
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  2
Red-winged Blackbird  22
Common Grackle  14
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  10

The Monday Morning Birdwalk has been a weekly event at Huntley Meadows since 1985. It takes place every week, rain or shine (except during electrical storms, strong winds, or icy trails), at 7AM (8AM from October through April), is free of charge, requires no reservation, and is open to all. Birders meet in the parking lot at the Park's entrance at 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA. Questions should be directed to Park staff during normal business hours at (703)768-2525.

Harry Glasgow
Nancy VehrsFriends of Huntley Meadows Park
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