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

View this checklist online at <>

Have Fun Birding!

Wallace Kornack
Washington. DC

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