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2010 Bio-Blitz: Birds

The bird team identified a total of 50 species, and the highlight of the morning was a “fly over” by a juvenile Bald Eagle. Later in the day, the team spotted a pair of adults at the Turtle Pond.

The group had a great time and noticed many fall migrants and winter residents had already begun arriving!

Bio-Blitz Bird Photos
Red-Headed Woodpecker by Jean T. Munoz
Northern Flicker by Jean T. Munoz
Eastern Wood-Pewee by Ken Beeney
American Redstart by Ken Beeney
Hooded Warbler by Ken Beeney
Indigo Bunting by Ken Beeney

Number of bird species identified at the 2010 Bio-Blitz:  50

Listed in taxonomic order:  
Blue-winged Teal 
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret   
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Black Vulture                         
Turkey Vulture    
Bald Eagle    
Red-shouldered Hawk    
Broad-winged Hawk    
Killdeer   
Spotted Sandpiper    
Solitary Sandpiper    
Mourning Dove    
Great Horned Owl    
Barred Owl
Ruby-throated Hummingbird    
Belted Kingfisher    
Red-headed Woodpecker    
Red-bellied Woodpecker    
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker    
Downy Woodpecker    
Northern Flicker    
Pileated Woodpecker    
Eastern Wood-Pewee    
White-eyed Vireo    
Blue-headed Vireo


Blue Jay                                    American Crow                         
Carolina Chickadee    
Tufted Titmouse    
Carolina Wren    
House Wren    
Sedge Wren    
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher    
Ruby-crowned Kinglet    
Eastern Bluebird    
Gray Catbird    
Northern Mockingbird    
Brown Thrasher                  
European Starling   
Yellow-rumped Warbler   
Pine Warbler    
Black-and-white Warbler    
American Redstart    
Hooded Warbler    
Northern Cardinal    
Rose-breasted Grosbeak   
Indigo Bunting   
House Sparrow