Date: 9/10/18 6:37 pm
From: Harry Glasgow via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Huntley Meadows Monday morning Birdwalk.
On a cool, drizzley morning, 16 birders gathered for the Huntley Meadows Monday morning Birdwalk.  We were able tally 47 species with highlights being a Peregrin Falcon; 130 Canada Geese; and a lone bank Swallow

Canada Goose  130
Wood Duck  6
Mallard  4
Mourning Dove  6
Chimney Swift  4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  2
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Lesser Yellowlegs  1
Great Blue Heron  3
Great Egret  1
Green Heron  1
Osprey  1
Cooper's Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Barred Owl  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-headed Woodpecker  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  4
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  2
Peregrine Falcon  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Acadian Flycatcher  1
Eastern Phoebe  2
Blue Jay  4
crow sp.  3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  2
Tree Swallow  3
Bank Swallow  1
Carolina Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  3
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
House Wren  1
Carolina Wren  5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Eastern Bluebird  2
American Robin  6
Gray Catbird  2
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  3
Red-winged Blackbird  8
Common Grackle  4
Common Yellowthroat  2
Northern Cardinal  8
Indigo Bunting  1

The Monday Morning Birdwalk has been a weekly event at Huntley Meadows since 1985. It takes place every week, rain or shine (except during electrical storms, strong winds, or icy trails), at 7AM (8AM from October through April), is free of charge, requires no reservation, and is open to all. Birders meet in the parking lot at the Park's entrance at 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA. Questions should be directed to Park staff during normal business hours at (703)768-2525.

Harry Glasgow
Nancy VehrsFriends of Huntley Meadows Park

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