Saturday, September 17, 2011

Oatka Creek Park • September 17

Oatka Creek Park, Monroe, US-NY
Sep 17, 2011 7:36 AM - 10:11 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.4 mile(s)
Comments:     It was a mostly cloudy and 43F early morning birding hike in Oatka today. It was a very quiet morning without any apparent migrant sightings, aside from a Solitary Sandpiper. It was a good morning for Eastern Towhees. However, chickadees were relatively nonexistent, so I didn't find any mixed flocks of chickadees plus migrants. A flock of Northern Rough-winged Swallows by the bridge over the creek was a tad larger this morning compared to the flock yesterday afternoon. Pewees seem well past their peak of just a couple weeks ago and may be on the verge of disappearing from the park for the season.

Eastern Chipmunk

American Goldfinch

Gray Catbird

Northern Flicker

Field Sparrow

Fringed Gentian

The changing of the leaves has started.

24 species

Canada Goose  32
Solitary Sandpiper  1
Mourning Dove  6
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  4
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  4
Eastern Wood-Pewee  1
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  7
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  25
Black-capped Chickadee  5
White-breasted Nuthatch  3
American Robin  9
Gray Catbird  9
Brown Thrasher  1
Cedar Waxwing  1
Common Yellowthroat  1
Eastern Towhee  5
Chipping Sparrow  2
Field Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  2
American Goldfinch  7

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