This is one of my favorite places. It is in the town of Norfolk. Two words: tranquil, beautiful.I birded here from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.:
Wood Duck 12 dusk fly-ins as well as a hen with five chicks Hooded Merganser 1 Virginia Rail 2 seen and heard starting at 8:15 from boardwalk near where the view closes up Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3 very evident near visitors center/butterfly garden/edge of Purple Martin field Hairy Woodpecker 4 Eastern Wood-Pewee 5 most from beautiful woods on opposite side of North Street Eastern Kingbird 3 Red-eyed Vireo 1 Purple Martin 5+ field next to visitors center Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3 near Bartols Pond (other side of North Street, also Audubon-owned) Eastern Bluebird 1 Ovenbird 5 Pine Warbler 3 Swamp Sparrow 3 singing, as usual, in marsh Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1 Orchard Oriole 1 Baltimore Oriole 10 P.S. Do yourself a favor and go here.