Another wonderful summer day. Twelve people turned out to walk from Sunnyside Park to Tall Pines in Lewiston and the birds were there to greet us. Mark and Debi Warner from deep in Texas (Harlingen) were in town and joined the walk. And we welcomed a few first time people. 38 species were recorded.

Birds seen and heard (H) were:
Mallard – 2 groups, one of 7 young the other 8
Common Loon – flyover a long way off
Turkey Vulture – also a long way off
Broad-winged Hawk – right over us circling
Spotted Sandpiper
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift – at least 10, probably more, often overhead
Eastern Wood-Pewee (H)
Eastern Phoebe
Red-eyed Vireo – many calling and a few seen very well
Blue Jay
American Crow
Tree Swallow – far over river
Northern Rough-winged Swallow – away over river
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
American Robin
Gray Catbird
European Starling – at Staples
Cedar Waxwing – 8+ seen often
Yellow Warbler – not seen well by most
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler – seen very close, agitated
Black-throated Green Warbler (H)
Pine Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler – maybe 8?
American Redstart – seen well
Ovenbird (H)
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak – female
Indigo Bunting – on island by bridge, far
Common Grackle
American Goldfinch