Date: 6/1/18 5:20 pm
From: Larry Schwab <larryschwab...>
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Greer Quarry, May 30, 2018
Greer Quarry NA Breeding Bird Route, Monongalia County to Barbour County,
West Virginia, US
May 30, 2018 5:20 AM - 10:39 AM
Protocol: Traveling
21.0 mile(s)
Comments: North America Breeding Bird Survey Greer, West Virginia route
beginning Greer quarry, Monongalia County SR 7 Monongalia County to SR 92
Reedsville Preston County; total 25 miles and 50 stops but count terminated
at point 42 because of persistent rain becoming heavy, silencing birdsong
and activity. Heavy vehicular traffic including trucks total 305 vehicles
impacted study. Total birds for 42 stops presented.
52 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 4
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) 3
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) 5
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 11
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) 2
Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica) 12
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 3
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 1
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) 1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 3
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) 2
Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens) 5
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) 3
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) 3
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) 2
Yellow-throated Vireo (Vireo flavifrons) 2
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) 28
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) 9
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) 21
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) 3
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) 11
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 1
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) 3
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) 6
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) 15
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 52
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) 3
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 42
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) 2 one carrying nesting material
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) 12
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) 2
Kentucky Warbler (Geothlypis formosa) 1
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) 10
Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina) 4
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) 3
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) 9
Yellow-throated Warbler (Setophaga dominica) 3
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) 9
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla) 12
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) 17
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) 12
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) 9
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 25
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 16
Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) 3
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) 4
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) 4
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 51
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) 2
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 6
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 7
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 10

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Larry Schwab
Morgantown, West Virginia
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