Trip Report, Rockland Audubon Society

 

July 5, 2009  First Sunday at Kennedy Dells County Park

 

Leader:  Carol Weiss

 

Participants: Dan Albantides, Jamila Amin, Shoeb Amin, Zenon Bachir, Vivian Berrios, Vicki Beaumont, Drew Ciganek, Ron Conzo, Tracey DeIesso, Glenys Foster Roberts, Peter Johnson, Frank Kemmer, Veronika Krause, Rob Mahoney, Caroline McDonald, Pat Murray, Lorrie Pallant, Stan Pallant, Tom Rowe, Ellen Rutenberg, Mark Rutenberg, Alan Wells, Della Wells, Jack & Phyllis

 

Weather: Sunny, clear, light breeze. Beautiful morning!

 

Highlights: Great Egret and Green Heron at retention pond; posing Brown Thrasher with bug; was it or was it not a Field Sparrow!

 

Common Name Comments
Wild Turkey Heard only
Great Egret At pond
Green Heron At pond
Turkey Vulture Overhead
Mourning Dove  
Chimney Swift  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
Downy Woodpecker  
Northern Flicker  
Eastern Wood-Pewee  
Eastern Phoebe  
Eastern Kingbird  
Red-eyed Vireo  
Blue Jay  
American Crow  
Tree Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Black-capped Chickadee  
Tufted Titmouse  
White-breasted Nuthatch  
Carolina Wren  
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  
Eastern Bluebird  
Wood Thrush Heard only
American Robin  
Gray Catbird  
Brown Thrasher  
European Starling  
Cedar Waxwing  
American Redstart  
Ovenbird  
Common Yellowthroat  
Chipping Sparrow  
Field Sparrow ? Uncertain ID
Song Sparrow  
Northern Cardinal  
Indigo Bunting  
Red-winged Blackbird  
Brown-headed Cowbird  
American Goldfinch  
House Sparrow  

Click to Enlarge Photos

 

Irene Bein Memorial Butterfly Garden
Refinished Garden Sign. Great job Julia!.  Photo: Alan W. Wells

 

RAS at Kennedy Dells
RAS at Kennedy Dells.  Photo: Alan W. Wells

 

Brown Thrasher
Brown Thrasher with Bug at Kennedy Dells.  Photo: Alan W. Wells

 

Young Barn Swallow
Young Barn Swallow at Kennedy Dells.  Photo: Alan W. Wells

 

Young Barn Swallow
Young Barn Swallow at Kennedy Dells.  Photo: Alan W. Wells