Date: 5/1/19 8:58 am From: Chris Kubiak <ckubiak...> Subject: May 1 Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve. Allegheny Co.
Seems like the dam that has held up the migrants has finally given way, as we found a number of great birds today on ASWP's free Wednesday walks. We start at 9am in Beechwood farms Nature Reserves parking lot. After what had been up to this point a slow spring, we found 12 species of warblers and the following birds at Beechwood today:
Northern Parula (FOS-3) Yellow-throated Warbler (1) Tenneesee Warbler (FOS-2) Blackburnian Warbler (FOS-2) Nashville Warbler (FOS-1) Palm Warbler (1) Black-throated Green Warbler (3) Common Yellowthroat (FOS-1) Ovenbird (1) Yellow-Rumped Warbler (5) Hooded Warbler (FOS-2) Black and White Warbler (1)
Least Flycatcher (FOS-1), Indigo Bunting (FOS-1), Wood Thrush (FOS-1), Scarlet Tanager (FOS-1), Baltimore Oriole (FOS-1), Rose-breasted Grosbeak (2, Ruby-crowned Kinglet (3), House Wren (1), Blue-Grey Gnatchatcer (4 with one pair on a nest on Goldenrod Trail), Chimney Swift (1), Cooper's Hawk (1), Red-shouldered Hawk (2-sitting on nest at Beechwood's pond, Eastern Blue birds (2), and Eastern Phoebe (1). Still decent numbers of White-throated Sparrows.
Chris Kubiak Director of Education Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania (412-963-6100)