Went out to check for migrating birds this morning with a few students. Did not see a lot, but will hope to see more in the coming weeks. Had a great look at a juvenile female Cooper’s Hawk (below). Also below, is the bird list.
Large flocks of common grackles, red-winged blackbirds, European starlings and brown-headed cowbirds moving through. Also saw large groups of American Robins.
Gray Catbird, Carolina Wren, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Red-eyed Vireo*, Eastern Phoebe, Downy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood Peewee*, Acadian Flycatcher*, Chimney Swifts, Yellow-billed Cuckoo*, Black-throated Green Warbler*, American Crow, Northern Cardinal, House sparrows and House Wren*.
* Potential Migrants Heading South