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April 21 Bird Walk

A beautiful morning to be on the boardwalk trail with 21 other enthusiastic bird watchers. Highlights include singing brown creeper and blue-headed vireo, as well as good looks at a field sparrow and bluebird taking advantage of what is now “Meadow” Perez. The trail also features a nice assortment of spring ephemerals, many just coming into bloom. Two more Wednesday walks to go at the center and don’t forget the 8:30 am walk tomorrow with Nick Thomas at Bald Eagle State Park.

Location:     Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center
Observation date:     4/21/10
Notes:     Migration Morning Program sponsored by Wiscoy for Animals
Number of species:     34

Canada Goose     2
Wild Turkey     1
American Kestrel     1
Killdeer     2
Mourning Dove     2
Red-bellied Woodpecker     3
Downy Woodpecker     3
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)     1
Eastern Phoebe     4
Blue-headed Vireo     2
Blue Jay     6
American Crow     3
Fish Crow     2
Black-capped Chickadee     6
Tufted Titmouse     6
Red-breasted Nuthatch     1
White-breasted Nuthatch     4
Brown Creeper     3
Carolina Wren     2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet     2
Eastern Bluebird     2
American Robin     12
Brown Thrasher     1
Yellow-rumped Warbler     1
Eastern Towhee     3
Chipping Sparrow     3
Field Sparrow     1
Song Sparrow     3
White-throated Sparrow     4
Northern Cardinal     2
Red-winged Blackbird     1
Brown-headed Cowbird     6
Purple Finch     2
American Goldfinch     6

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org)

Birding Cup tally has added the long standing Huntingdon Hawkeyes and Carpe Praedam, bringing the current total to 13 teams and over 50 birders of all ages and backgrounds.  This is our only annual fundraiser, so please consider participating on some level. Visit http://www.outreach.psu.edu/shaverscreek/index-birding-cup.html for more info.