Taking a short break
Program on the Celery Farm -- this Friday

The Fanning Report 033009


  My imaginary friend Seymour Drakes and I are back from vacation, and will begin posting again soon.
    In the meantime, here's the latest word from ace birder Rob Fanning -- 30 species seen at the CF today.
   Thanks, Rob!
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Location:     The Celery Farm
Observation date:     3/30/09
Number of species:     30
Field Time: ~1 hr.10 min.

Canada Goose     X
Mute Swan     2
Wood Duck     7
Gadwall     8+
American Black Duck     4
Mallard     X
Northern Shoveler     1
Green-winged Teal     1
Ring-necked Duck     7
Double-crested Cormorant*     1  (new arrival)
Turkey Vulture     1
Red-tailed Hawk     1
Wilson's Snipe     1
Ring-billed Gull     1
Mourning Dove     X
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)     2
American Crow     X
Tree Swallow     10+
Black-capped Chickadee     2
Golden-crowned Kinglet     X (H)
American Robin     X
Song Sparrow     X
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)     X (H)
Northern Cardinal     X
Red-winged Blackbird     X
Rusty Blackbird     1
Common Grackle     X
Brown-headed Cowbird     X (H)
Pine Siskin     3
American Goldfinch     X