Date: 6/26/18 1:54 am From: Joshua Jarvis <menasor77...> Subject: [NHBirds] Lang Rd. Richmond
On Sunday I decided to explore a dirt road in my home I decided to explore a dirt road in my home town of Richmond called Lang Road.
My first stop was at a wooded swamp. I heard Veery and Overbird here, but opther than a glimpse of an unidentifiable warbler (a hopping silhouette hidden by leaves) I saw nothing.
My next stop was a marshy area. This spot was rich in birds. Upon seeing swamp sparrows I tried to chip call them into the open. This riled up the yellowthroats, at least four of them were their in various bushes. In addition to Swamp Sparrow and Common Yellowthroat I saw Pine Warbler, Red Winged Blackbird, Barn Swallow (odd looking, they had pointed forked tails like a barn but lightish patches on their back like a cliff swallow), great crested flycatcher, and eastern kingbird. Among the calls I could recognize were blue jay, and black capped chickadee. I could hear some unidentified baby birds calling in the woods behind me. I also heard a woodpecker drumming and some very odd call from the woods that sounded like a low pitched chicken.
It was getting late by my last stop, a wooded area called Quint Preserve. I did not see anything here other than chickadees, but I heard the calls of veery, ovenbird, great crested flycatcher, evening grosbeak, and a few I could not identify.