Date: 9/1/18 7:05 am
From: Derek C. Richardson <dcr...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Red-breasted Nuthatches, PG County

There were at least 4 Red-breasted Nuthatches calling and feeding high in
the pines at the entrance to the parking lot at the end of Supplee Lane at
Rocky Gorge Reservoir in PG County this morning. Other notable birds
included an Osprey flying over the water, a male Blue Grosbeak feeding a
begging juvenile, a possibly injured Wood Thrush, and 3 warbler species:
B&W, Yellowthroat, & Redstart.

Full eBird report below:

Rocky Gorge Reservoir/Supplee Park, Prince George's, Maryland, US
Sep 1, 2018 8:19 AM - 9:47 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.25 mile(s)
Comments: Distance is mostly one way. Mild temperature, heavy overcast,
not as humid as yesterday, moderate breeze. Also heard a rooster.
33 species

Mourning Dove 14
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Turkey Vulture 1
Osprey 1
Cooper's Hawk 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 maybe 2
Red-eyed Vireo 3
Blue Jay 12
American Crow 7
Carolina Chickadee 4
Tufted Titmouse 6
Red-breasted Nuthatch 4 maybe more, finally saw a few of them
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
House Wren 3
Carolina Wren 8
Eastern Bluebird 2 1 female/immature
Wood Thrush 1 maybe 2; seen bird appeared to be favoring leg
American Robin 1
Gray Catbird 6
Northern Mockingbird 2
European Starling 15
American Goldfinch 6
Song Sparrow 2
Common Grackle 4
Black-and-white Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 2 1 female/immature
American Redstart 2 2 female/immature
Northern Cardinal 8
Blue Grosbeak 2 maybe 3
House Sparrow 12

View this checklist online at

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (

Derek C. Richardson, Laurel, PG County, MD

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