Species Count – Peach Hill Park on 05/10/12

Cedar Waxwings

WOW.  That pretty much sums up my day at Peach Hill Park on Thursday.  In total, 60 species of birds were either spotted and/or heard throughout the day during my six hour hike.  It was a superb day to be a bird watcher.

Of those 60 species, 16 of them were warblers.  Of those 16, I was able to photograph 10 of them.  It was definitely a good day indeed. 🙂

Full Sighting List:

  1. Canada Goose
  2. Wild Turkey
  3. Turkey Vulture
  4. Cooper’s Hawk
  5. Red-tailed Hawk
  6. Mourning Dove
  7. Northern Flicker
  8. Pileated Woodpecker
  9. Eastern Phoebe
  10. Great Crested Flycatcher
  11. Eastern Kingbird
  12. Blue-headed Vireo
  13. Red-eyed Vireo
  14. Blue Jay
  15. American Crow
  16. Black-capped Chickadee
  17. Tufted Titmouse
  18. White-breasted Nuthatch
  19. House Wren
  20. Eastern Bluebird
  21. Wood Thrush
  22. American Robin
  23. Gray Catbird
  24. Northern Mockingbird
  25. Brown Thrasher
  26. European Starling
  27. Cedar Waxwing
  28. Blue-winged Warbler
  29. Tennessee Warbler
  30. Nashville Warbler
  31. Northern Parula
  32. Yellow Warbler
  33. Chestnut-sided Warbler
  34. Magnolia Warbler
  35. Black-throated Blue Warbler
  36. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  37. Black-throated Green Warbler
  38. Blackburnian Warbler
  39. Blackpoll Warbler
  40. Black-and-white Warbler
  41. American Redstart
  42. Ovenbird
  43. Common Yellowthroat
  44. Eastern Towhee
  45. Chipping Sparrow
  46. Field Sparrow
  47. Song Sparrow
  48. Swamp Sparrow
  49. White-throated Sparrow
  50. Northern Cardinal
  51. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  52. Indigo Bunting
  53. Red-winged Blackbird
  54. Common Grackle
  55. Brown-headed Cowbird
  56. Orchard Oriole
  57. Baltimore Oriole
  58. House Finch
  59. American Goldfinch
  60. House Sparrow
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2 Responses to Species Count – Peach Hill Park on 05/10/12

  1. avian101 says:

    Excellent work Derrick! The location where you went yielded good results. It’d be worth visiting one day! 🙂

    • Derrick says:

      Between Peach Hill and Vassar Farm, which aren’t very far apart from each other, and other surrounding places to hike, our area has plenty to offer. I’d love to check out the southern part of the country to see the variety of wildlife down your way too!

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