expected , the feeders were hopping with RED-HEADED and RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERs, A. GOLDFINCH,
N. CARDINAL, TUFTED TITMOUSE, C. CHICKADEE, CHIPPING SPARROW, and the normally secretive
OVENBIRD made his appearance. Some of the group was also fortunate to see the WHITE-THROATED
The group walked the trail out to the Boardwalk on May's Prairie and some good sightings were had,
including the nesting SANDHILL CRANE, WOOD DUCKs, RING-NECKED DUCKs, E. PHOEBE, C. GALLINULE,
A.COOT, E. BLUEBIRD, B. KINGFISHER, L. BLUE HERON, and C. YELLOWTHROAT.
On the walk back to the Center, Effie spotted a soaring FOS SWALLOWTAIL KITE and most of the group
saw one later on.
The group managed to tally 44 species for the day, including 5 WOODPECKER species and 6 WARBLER
species. The Bird of the Day HONOR was split among the SWALLOW-TAILED KITE, OVENBIRD, WHITE-
THROATED SPARROW, and the RED-HEADED WOODPECKER.
The trip concluded with a visit to Chinsegut Hill where we toured the grounds and beautifully restored
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S22100122 The complete list can be found at this link.
Another fun CCAS outing, Jim & Eileen (Jim Meyer & Eileen Riccio)