Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2010 12:06:40 -0700
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From: Charlie <cmmbirds@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Panola Mountain SP Rockdale County
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Another wonderful day to be outdoors. Spring banding has begun!
Lamar County, GA
Location: Panola Mountain SP
Observation date: 4/3/10
Notes: Another beautiful day out! Good flow of raptors, and some new spring birds. Sad to see the geese driving off the other waterfowl.
Number of species: 57
Canada Goose 4 2 pair. One bird was incubating while another was chasing off other waterfowl.
Wood Duck 4 4 ducks seen on 3 separate occasions.
Mallard 1 A lone drake.
Blue-winged Teal 4 4 birds seen chased off the water by goose 3 times.
Wild Turkey 2 LOTS of gobbling. Likely more than 2.
Great Blue Heron 2 7 - 8 sightings of at least 2 birds. One seen carrying nest material once.
Great Egret 1
Cattle Egret 1
Green Heron 2 (I missed these, but others had them)
Black Vulture 110
Turkey Vulture 12
Bald Eagle 1 Very mottled undersides.
Northern Harrier 1 "brown" bird seen 3 times.
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Wilson's Snipe 9 Likely a lot more out there, but 9 was high count.
Mourning Dove 4
Barred Owl 1
Whip-poor-will 1 Heard only
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 2
Eastern Phoebe 1
White-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 6
American Crow 5
Fish Crow 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 4
Carolina Chickadee 2 Banded one bird, and recaptured another.
Tufted Titmouse 2
Brown-headed Nuthatch 1
Carolina Wren 3
Sedge Wren 2 2 different birds were heard both singing and chipping. One was briefly seen. They have been seen and banded here before.
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4 2 pair. One staying in same tree where they nested last year.
Eastern Bluebird 4
American Robin 1
Northern Mockingbird 2
Brown Thrasher 1
European Starling 3
Cedar Waxwing X
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2
Pine Warbler 1
Prairie Warbler 1 heard, then seen.
Palm Warbler (Western) 2 Banded one bird.
Palm Warbler (Yellow) 2 Banded one bird.
Common Yellowthroat 12 Recaptured 3 birds banded previously. All 3 were male.
Eastern Towhee 1
Chipping Sparrow 2
Field Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 10 Recaptured one bird.
Swamp Sparrow 75 Conservative estimate. They were all over. We banded 11 and recaptured 5 others.
Northern Cardinal 6 Banded one female.
Red-winged Blackbird 25
Common Grackle 1
Brown-headed Cowbird 6
American Goldfinch 2
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