Date: 5/12/19 10:00 am From: Wallace Kornack <wallace...> Subject: [MDBirding] Re: Rock Creek Park, Sunday 5/12/19
Attached is a report prepared by Gerry Hawkins listing the birds he saw or heard during a tour he led this morning at Rock Creek Park.
DC-Rock Creek Park <x-apple-data-detectors://0>--Nature Center area, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, US May 12, 2019 6:23 AM - 8:46 AM Protocol: Traveling 1.5 mile(s) Comments: Birds encountered by leader Gerry Hawkins and six participants in a Montgomery Bird Club sponsored field trip to Rock Creek Park <x-apple-data-detectors://3> with much of the time Leon Kass and Betsy Lovejoy. 38 species
Mallard 2 Flybys at the Nature Center. Mourning Dove 4 Barred Owl 1 Heard calling along the trail behind the Maintenance Yard. Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 1 Pileated Woodpecker 1 Northern Flicker 3 Least Flycatcher 1 Heard singing at the Maintenance Yard parking lot. Eastern Phoebe 2 Blue Jay 4 American Crow 1 Carolina Chickadee 2 Tufted Titmouse 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 Carolina Wren 7 Includes a family of six seen together at the Nature Center. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 Veery 2 Gray-cheeked Thrush 1 Seen by all preening on a low branch on the ground along the trail below the Maintenance Yard. Swainson's Thrush 1 Seen and heard singing at the Nature Center. Wood Thrush 2 American Robin 20 Cedar Waxwing 21 Seen perched by the horse stables. House Finch 2 American Goldfinch 3 White-throated Sparrow 1 Brown-headed Cowbird 4 Louisiana Waterthrush 1 Seen and heard singing and calling along the trail below the Maintenance Yard. Common Yellowthroat 1 Cape May Warbler 3 Two males seen at the Maintenance Yard and a female seen at the MY parking lot. Northern Parula 2 Magnolia Warbler 1 Seen at the Maintenance Yard. Chestnut-sided Warbler 2 Seen and heard singing along the Maintenance Yard fence line and at the Nature Center. Blackpoll Warbler 2 Seen at the Maintenance Yard and Nature Center. Black-throated Blue Warbler 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 4 Scarlet Tanager 1 Northern Cardinal 10 House Sparrow 6