Birds Seen Along Mad River on May 6

Posted on Saturday 6 May 2006

Eighteen birders enjoyed a walk along the Mad River Path this morning. We saw 26 species with good looks at some recent spring arrivals including: male Yellow Warblers singing, Spotted Sandpipers feeding along the river bank, Baltimore Orioles and Warbling Vireos. Birds seen, in no particular order:

Baltimore Oriole
Northern Cardinal (heard)
Downy Woodpecker
Yellow Warbler
Warbling Vireo
Mourning Dove
European Starling
American Crow
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Spotted Sandpiper
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Kingbird
Least Flycatcher
Song Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Belted Kingfisher
American Goldfinch
Common Merganser
Canada Goose
American Kestrel
Barn Swallow
Tree Swallow

The Savannah Sparrow




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