[va-bird] Blandy - Pipits and Horned Larks
- From: "Joanna Taylor" <jandrtaylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: "VA-BIRS POST" <va-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2004 18:00:39 -0500
Hi all, 9 members of the Northern Virginia Bird Club had a very pleasant (sunny!) walk at Blandy Experimental Farm, the Va. state arboretun near Winchester. Highlights were: HORNED LARKS,AMERICAN PIPITS, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, both KINGLETS, WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS. Compete list of the 38 species seen follows. (N.B. the Pipits and Horned Larks were seen on Rt. 628. As you follow the loop turn left at the T junction with 628 and look in the plowed field on your right.) 8 Black Vulture 24 Turkey Vulture 3 Mallard 2 No. Harrier 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Rock Pigeon 12 Mourning Dove 4 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 4 Downy Woodpecker 1 Hairy Woodpecker 2 No. Flicker 1 Pileated Woodpecker 2 Eastern Phoebe 12 Blue Jay 60 American Crow 15 Horned Lark 15 Carolina Chickadee 12 Tufted Titmouse 2 Red-breasted Nuthatch 6 White-breasted Nuthatch Carolina Wren (heard) 6 Golden-crowned Kinglet 2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 18 Eastern Bluebird 50 American Robin 10 No. Mockingbird 1,000 European Starling 2 American Pipit 8 Song Sparrow 1 Swamp Sparrow 25 White-throated Sparrow 25 White-crowned Sparrow 8 Dark-eyed Junco 12 No. Cardinal 3 Eastern Meadowlark 6 American Goldfinch Joanna B. Taylor Arlington, VA jandrtaylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxx You are subscribed to VA-BIRD. To post to this mailing list, simply send email to va-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe, send email to va-bird-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field.
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