The May 18, 2014, Early Birders Morning Walk was led by our Board President Shirley Johnson led the walk, and Mae Mayville (another great volunteer and Board member) eBirded the results. Thank you!
Here’s their report (in two parts this week):
Sherman Hollow Road, Chittenden, US-VT May 18, 2014 7:10 AM - 7:50 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.5 kilometer(s) Comments: Sunday Morning Bird Walk led by Shirley Johnson: Part 1 20 species Mallard 1 Flying over Red-tailed Hawk 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Alder Flycatcher 1 Least Flycatcher 1 Eastern Phoebe 1 Great Crested Flycatcher 2 Blue Jay 2 Black-capped Chickadee 3 Tufted Titmouse 1 Gray Catbird 3 Ovenbird 1 Common Yellowthroat 3 Yellow Warbler 1 Song Sparrow 3 Swamp Sparrow 1 White-throated Sparrow 2 Northern Cardinal 1 Red-winged Blackbird 8 American Goldfinch 4 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18444498 Birds of Vermont Museum, Chittenden, US-VT May 18, 2014 7:50 AM - 9:20 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.5 kilometer(s) Comments: Sunday Morning Bird Walk led by Shirley Johnson: Part 2 25 species Mourning Dove 2 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2 Merlin 1 Eastern Phoebe 1 Great Crested Flycatcher 1 Blue Jay 10 Black-capped Chickadee 1 Tufted Titmouse 1 House Wren 2 Winter Wren 1 Wood Thrush 1 American Robin 3 Gray Catbird 2 Ovenbird 3 Common Yellowthroat 5 Blackburnian Warbler 1 Chestnut-sided Warbler 4 Black-throated Blue Warbler 1 Black-throated Green Warbler 1 Song Sparrow 2 Scarlet Tanager 1 Northern Cardinal 1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak 3 Baltimore Oriole 5 One of which was completely orange, slightly lighter orange than a breading male, same size as breading male, same bill as male, but no black plumage. American Goldfinch 2 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S18444595 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)
Join us for the next one or more, every Sunday through the end of June. Enjoy the start of the day with us, birds, and other woodland inhabitants. Walks are led by experienced birders familiar with Vermont birds—and we welcome additional possible leaders. Let us know if you’re interested in volunteering.
Finish the walk with bird-friendly coffee at the viewing window inside the Museum.
Bring binoculars and good walking shoes. Park at 900 Sherman Hollow Road, in the Museum parking lot.
Best for adults and older children • Free, donations welcome.
Pre-registration is helpful but not required. Call 802 434-2167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org