PGT Big Day

Tufted Titmouse


We saw 83 different kinds of birds yesterday at the Prairie Garden Trust. We started bird watching a dawn and continued in a relaxed fashion until sunset. The weather was perfect and bird migration is at a peak. We walked over 6-miles and never left the property. The highlight was the 18 different warblers. Here is a full list of what we identified:
14 Canada Goose
1 Wood Duck
17 Northern Bobwhite
1 Wild Turkey
1 Great Blue Heron
2 Green Heron
11 Turkey Vulture
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
1 Killdeer
3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
6 Mourning Dove
2 Black-billed Cuckoo
1 Barred Owl
6 Chimney Swift
5 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1 Belted Kingfisher
9 Red-bellied Woodpecker
2 Downy Woodpecker
1 Hairy Woodpecker
3 Pileated Woodpecker
3 Eastern Wood-Pewee
3 Acadian Flycatcher
2 Least Flycatcher
7 Eastern Phoebe
5 Great Crested Flycatcher
1 Yellow-throated Vireo
11 Red-eyed Vireo
30 Blue Jay
6 American Crow
2 Purple Martin
2 Barn Swallow
3 Black-capped Chickadee
18 Tufted Titmouse
4 White-breasted Nuthatch
1 House Wren
7 Carolina Wren
12 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
13 Eastern Bluebird
1 Wood Thrush
6 American Robin
2 Gray Catbird
1 Brown Thrasher
1 European Starling
1 Cedar Waxwing
2 Ovenbird
1 Worm-eating Warbler
3 Louisiana Waterthrush
2 Northern Waterthrush
4 Golden-winged Warbler
10 Blue-winged Warbler
1 Black-and-white Warbler
33 Tennessee Warbler
13 Nashville Warbler
1 Kentucky Warbler
30 Common Yellowthroat
2 American Redstart
8 Northern Parula
1 Blackpoll Warbler
3 Palm Warbler
2 Yellow-throated Warbler
1 Prairie Warbler
9 Yellow-breasted Chat
3 Chipping Sparrow
31 Field Sparrow
4 White-crowned Sparrow
1 White-throated Sparrow
2 Song Sparrow
1 Lincoln’s Sparrow
4 Eastern Towhee
6 Summer Tanager
1 Scarlet Tanager
14 Northern Cardinal
2 Rose-breasted Grosbeak
1 Blue Grosbeak
23 Indigo Bunting
15 Red-winged Blackbird
4 Eastern Meadowlark
16 Brown-headed Cowbird
2 Orchard Oriole
1 Baltimore Oriole
25 American Goldfinch
4 House Sparrow

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