Friday, August 15, 2008

Birding in Eden?



Sometimes the stream corridor is so beautiful in the morning, I swear I'm birding in mythical Eden. No southbound warblers yet, but the refreshing cool air and relaxing calmness made it a worthwhile walk.

Location: Pheasant Branch
Observation date: 8/15/08
Notes: Stream corridor.
Number of species: 27

Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Red-eyed Vireo
Blue Jay
American Crow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Cedar Waxwing
Song Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Common Grackle
Baltimore Oriole
House Finch
American Goldfinch

© 2008 Mike McDowell

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