Birding in the Rain

Rain doesn’t stop these birders.


The weather did NOT cooperate for the PGT Birdwalk today. We had rain, wind and lightening. Despite the horrible conditions 6 people (serious people! crazy people?) showed up at 7 AM and happily trudged through the property. Over the next hour as we got totally soaked we identified 32 different kinds of birds:
2 Wood Duck
3 Northern Bobwhite
1 Wild Turkey
3 Turkey Vulture
2 Mourning Dove
2 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Eastern Phoebe
2 Blue Jay
1 Black-capped Chickadee
4 Tufted Titmouse
2 White-breasted Nuthatch
4 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
3 Eastern Bluebird
1 American Robin
2 Worm-eating Warbler
1 Northern Waterthrush
3 Blue-winged Warbler
1 Kentucky Warbler
4 Common Yellowthroat
1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
2 Yellow-breasted Chat
2 Chipping Sparrow
7 Field Sparrow
1 Summer Tanager
1 Northern Cardinal
1 Blue Grosbeak
8 Red-winged Blackbird
1 Common Grackle
7 Brown-headed Cowbird
2 Orchard Oriole
6 American Goldfinch

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