Species Count – Peach Hill Park on 05/14/12

Orchard Oriole (juvenile)

This is the final day of my species count series to coincide with the spring bird migration.  Most of the birds have migrated through and many of our summer residents are here.

Once again, the white-eyed vireo was present at the park and gave us a great view today.  He wasn’t the only highlight either, with two blackpoll warblers, a blackburnian warbler, willow flycatchers, and this juvenile orchard oriole.

In total, 48 species of bird were seen or heard.  Read on for the full sighting list.

Full Sighting List:

  1. Wild Turkey
  2. Tureky Vulture
  3. Red-shouldered Hawk
  4. Red-tailed Hawk
  5. Mourning Dove
  6. Red-bellied Woodpecker
  7. Downy Woodpecker
  8. Northern Flicker
  9. Pileated Woodpecker
  10. Willow Flycatcher
  11. Great Crested Flycatcher
  12. Eastern Kingbird
  13. White-eyed Vireo
  14. Warbling Vireo
  15. Blue Jay
  16. American Crow
  17. Tree Swallow
  18. Black-capped Chickadee
  19. Tufted Titmouse
  20. Carolina Wren
  21. House Wren
  22. Wood Thrush
  23. American Robin
  24. Gray Catbird
  25. Northern Mockingbird
  26. Brown Thrasher
  27. Cedar Waxwing
  28. Blue-winged Warbler
  29. Yellow Warbler
  30. Chestnut-sided Warbler
  31. Magnolia Warbler
  32. Black-throated Blue Warbler
  33. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  34. Blackburnian Warbler
  35. Blackpoll Warbler
  36. Black-and-white Warbler
  37. American Redstart
  38. Common Yellowthroat
  39. Eastern Towhee
  40. Field Sparrow
  41. Song Sparrow
  42. White-throated Sparrow
  43. Northern Cardinal
  44. Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  45. Indigo Bunting
  46. Red-winged Blackbird
  47. Orchard Oriole
  48. American Goldfinch
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One Response to Species Count – Peach Hill Park on 05/14/12

  1. avian101 says:

    You have a decent list of birds there Derrick! Great! 🙂

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