Sunday, December 11, 2011

Field Report: John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Dec. 11, 2011

On Sunday, December 11, Rob Evans lead a group of five birders who braved the cold weather to see which winter birds were present at John James Audubon's first home in the U.S. 26 species were spotted on a two mile walk, including plenty of juncos, white-throated sparrows, and blue jays. The highlights were a flock of buffleheads and a showy golden-crowned kinglet. The complete list, as submitted to eBird follows:

Canada Goose  28
Mallard  7
Bufflehead  7
Great Blue Heron  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Ring-billed Gull  7
Mourning Dove  8
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  1
Blue Jay  10
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Carolina Wren  2
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
Eastern Bluebird  5
American Robin  25
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  4
Song Sparrow  2
White-throated Sparrow  11
Dark-eyed Junco  17
Northern Cardinal  6
House Finch  17
American Goldfinch  3

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