Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday Bird Walk at Patterson Park

I missed being greeted by the Chimney Swifts this morning - they didn't show up at all.  One lone Purple Martin did zip by.  Enjoy photos from walk - join us Oct. 9th - last year the park was packed with birds!
Black-crowned Night Heron juvenile

Black-crowned Night Heron

Boat Lake
The Muscovy hybrid ducklings have grown up!
Great Blue Heron
Asters in the pollinator garden
The pollinator garden
In the wetland garden.  We weren't sure what it was but it attracted lots of pollinators.  Erin?
Bird list:

Mallard  60
Great Blue Heron  1
Black-crowned Night-Heron  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Ring-billed Gull  2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  2
Mourning Dove  3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  2
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)  1
American Crow  2
Purple Martin  1
House Wren  1
Carolina Wren  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Gray Catbird  2
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  12
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  4
Common Grackle  2
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  1

Ruth Bergstrom

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