Saturday, February 16, 2013

2013 Great Backyard Bird Count Day1

Did you count any birds in your yard or neighborhood in support of the Great Backyard Bird Count?  If you didn't, why not?  It's easy!  There are still two more days after today.

Yesterday, we were at Middleton Place and here is some of what we saw on day #1:

American Coot - Mark Musselman
Common Gallinule - Mark Musselman
Double-crested Cormorant eating fish - Mark Musselman
Wood Stork - Mark Musselman

Middleton Place, Dorchester, US-SC
Feb 15, 2013 3:25 PM - 4:50 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.25 mile(s)
Comments:    Clear, 60s
27 species

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  2
Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)  1
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  26    <
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  1
Great Egret (Ardea alba)  1
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)  2
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)  1
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)  4
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)  6
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  5
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata)  6
American Coot (Fulica americana)  3   
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  1
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  1
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)  1
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  1
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  5
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)  4
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  3
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  4
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  1
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  10
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)  3
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  6

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