Spring Creek Nature Preserve Bird Watching

On January 16th a group of 8 bird watchers led by Reba Collins, Master Birder were able to spot 21 bird species in less than 2 hours. The weather was calm and sunny with temperates hovering 38 degrees F between 8 A.M. and 9:50 A.M. Reba Collins provided us with the following list of birds were sighted that morning:

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  7
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)  1
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  1*
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  1
Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)  1
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  1
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  3
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  20
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)  2
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  1
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  2
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)  5
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)  1*
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  6
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)  2*
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  5*
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  1*
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  2

taken by: Judy Cato
taken by: Judy Cato