[TN-Bird] NTOS Field trip

  • From: Tarcila Fox <tarcila@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2018 20:57:05 -0500

Saturday June 9, 2018 Kayak Birding Trip in Hendersonville

4 Happy birders joined Jesse at Hook 1 Outfitters in Hendersonville, TN. We 
kayaked around Drakes Creek and afterwards took the trail at the park.

Total Species: 38               Weather: Sunny and Hot 
Start time: 7:30am              End Time: 9:30 on water and 12:30 hike afterward

The following birds were identified:
Wood duck (in woods saw several mothers with babies)
Canada Goose
Great Blue Heron
Cattle Egret
Green Herons
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove 
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Peregrine Falcon
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Kingbird
American Crow
N. Rough-wing Swallow
Purple Martin
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow and nests
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
Prothonotary Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Indigo Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Orchard Oriole
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow
Warbling Vireo
White-breasted Nuthatch
Wood Thrush

The last three birds were only identified by song.

Thanks to Jo N. for writing this list! 
Tarcila Fox, Field trip coordinator.   

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