[CT Birds] Tunxis Trail - Indian Council Caves section - birding 6/16

John Weeks aerie.john at cox.net
Sat Jun 16 15:23:56 EDT 2012


From John Weeks and Chris Chinni:
Indian Council Caves Trail (Tunxis Trail), Barkhamsted
Jun 16, 2012 7:55 AM - 11:55 AM
4.2 mile(s)
Comments: A beautiful trail, and unexpectedly birdy: 47 species, including 14 warblers.  We were heartened to find 8 singing male Canada Warblers, one Acadian Flycatcher and a Ruffed Grouse hen with at least two chicks in the blueberry bushes.
47 species

Ruffed Grouse  1     Hen with two or more chicks (hard to see in blueberry patch)
Broad-winged Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  3
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Pileated Woodpecker  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  2
Acadian Flycatcher  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Blue-headed Vireo  4
Red-eyed Vireo  10
Blue Jay  2
Tree Swallow  1
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Tufted Titmouse  4
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
Brown Creeper  3
Veery  5
Hermit Thrush  10
Wood Thrush  2
American Robin  1
Gray Catbird  2
Cedar Waxwing  3
Ovenbird  5
Louisiana Waterthrush  1
Northern Waterthrush  1
Black-and-white Warbler  4     One male carrying an insect.
Common Yellowthroat  4
American Redstart  4
Blackburnian Warbler  6
Yellow Warbler  1
Chestnut-sided Warbler  4
Black-throated Blue Warbler  10
Pine Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  2
Black-throated Green Warbler  2
Canada Warbler  8
Eastern Towhee  3
Scarlet Tanager  3
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Common Grackle  1
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
Baltimore Oriole  1
Purple Finch  1

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org), and modified by me (JW).


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