Thirty-one birders joined TAS field trip leader Bill Boeringer for the second and final half-day birding trip at A.D. Barnes Park for the fall migration season. Among the 58 species tallied during the trip were fifteen warblers: Black-and-white, Tennessee, Cape May, Magnolia, Bay-breasted, Blackpoll, Black-throated Blue, Palm, Pine, Yellow-throated, Prairie and Black-throated Green Warblers, plus Ovenbird, American Redstart and Northern Parula.
Other migrants seen included Chuck-will’s -widow, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, American Kestrel, Acadian Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, White-eyed and Red-eyed Vireos, Gray Catbird, Baltimore Oriole, Summer and Scarlet Tanagers and Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Resident species encountered included Egyptian Goose, White-crowned Pigeon, White-winged Dove, Common Gallinule, Great Blue and Tricolored Herons, Great and Cattle Egrets, Osprey, Red-shouldered and Cooper’s Hawks, Yellow-chevroned and Red-masked Parakeets and Blue-and-yellow Macaw.
An ebird checklist listing all species recorded during the trip can be viewed here.
Scarlet Tanager: Photo courtesy of Luis Gonzalez