Today we walked Pineland Farms and had a wonderful morning. Eight people attended. The weather was a bit humid but dry with no rain but relatively nice in the woods shade. We had a number of nice birds, particularly two fall plumage Bobolinks, a few warblers seen well, and a Brown Creeper everyone got to see. Bluebirds too.

The 33 species seen were: (H) if heard only. Note this is the updated “official” sequence with the latest changes. Warblers and now after sparrows.

Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Ruby-throated Hummingbird – flew by but seen well
Double-crested Cormorant
Turkey Vulture – but at a distance
Red-tailed Hawk
Downy Woodpecker
American Kestrel – 2 seen well sitting then flying
Eastern Kingbird – multiple times but one showed off
Eastern Phoebe
Red-eyed Vireo – 2 well
Blue Jay (H)
American Crow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper – seen well by all
Eastern Bluebird – at least 4 likely more, seen well
Hermit Thrush
Gray Catbird
Cedar Waxwing – heard but high in trees
House Sparrow – many at barns
American Goldfinch – many everywhere
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Bobolink – two full fall plumage seen very well
Black-and-white Warbler – 1 seen very well
Common Yellowthroat (H)
Yellow Warbler – 3
Prairie Warbler – 2
Black-throated Green Warbler – 1
Northern Cardinal