Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Oatka Creek Park • October 19

Oatka Creek Park, Monroe, US-NY
Oct 19, 2011 4:56 PM - 6:21 PM
Protocol: Traveling
3.6 mile(s)
Comments:     It was a cloudy and 57F early evening birding hike in Oatka today. It was a profoundly dark late day environment with the White-throated Sparrows already singing as they do at dusk. There was a fair amount of bird activity, though I had to shorten my normal hike due to the diminishing daylight. Among the shrubs along Brown Creeper Trail a pair of Ruby-crowned Kinglets flitted with one showing me its red cap. In this region I also spotted a Winter Wren moving through the undergrowth and fallen logs. The woods of Black Billed Cuckoo Trail produced a Golden-crowned Kinglet and the shrubs of Warbler Loop hosted White-throated Sparrows and Yellow-rumped Warblers. The creek was quiet with only a few woodpeckers reporting in. I exited the park after returning from the creek trail.

White-tailed Deer

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Turkey Vulture

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

16 species

Turkey Vulture  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1     North Road and Union Street, north of Oatka Creek Park
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  1
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  3
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  4
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Winter Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
American Robin  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  2
White-throated Sparrow  8
American Goldfinch  4

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