Date: 7/8/18 8:56 am
From: Larry Schwab <larryschwab...>
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Cooper's Rock St. Forest--Lower Virgin Hemlock Trail, Jul 6, 2018
Cooper's Rock St. Forest--Lower Virgin Hemlock Trail, Preston, West
Virginia, US
Jul 6, 2018 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Walking 1.5 miles
Clear, windless weather temp 70 F; walked upper trail via northern
hardwoods and returned through hemlock forest round trip;
lots birdsong despite being past peak breeding season and observations at
near mid-day
18 species

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) 4 highway at trail head
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 1 over highway at entrance
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) 1
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) 1
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) 3
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius) 1
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) 2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) 1
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) 3
American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 1
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) 1
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) 2
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica) 2 at treefall openings
in deciduous forest
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens) 4 presumably
territorial males
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens) 5 presumably
territorial males
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) 2
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 2 singing at highway edge
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 2 at edge

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Larry Schwab
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