Many thanks to whomever posted the link (here it is again, http://www.cvwo.org/; click the last link in the left hand column for the banding station blog) for the Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory! We got excited about it from the blog, liked the looks of the weather and dashed down to Virginia Beach on Saturday afternoon; on Sunday, we hiked to the banding station.
While I recommend camping at First Landing only to those who enjoy a, um, lively and busy campground, I heartily recommend a visit to the trails and bird banding station! Peter was welcoming and informative. It's the live version of a TV nature program! While we were there, he netted
hermit thrush (same one twice) worm-eating warbler gray catbird ruby crowned kinglet - female and male tufted titmouse song sparrow swamp sparrow Also seen on trails: g.b. heron green heron c. goose common merganser osprey greater yellowlegs downy woodpecker pileated woodpecker blue jay bank swallow c. chickadee brown-headed nuthatch robin yellow throated warbler y.r. warbler magnolia warbler palm warbler black & white warbler towhee red-winged blackbird grackle goldfinch Happy birding - Lisa Lisa Kroll www.capitalcity.blogspot.com Richmond, Va. You are subscribed to VA-Richmond-General. To unsubscribe, send email to va-richmond-general-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field. To adjust other settings (vacation, digest, etc.) please visit, //www.freelists.org/list/va-richmond-general.