Sandy Ridge Reservation
November 7, 2009

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Sandy Ridge Field Trip, Saturday, November 7, 2009

Josh Michalski led eighteen WCAS birders at Sandy Ridge on a sixty-degree and sunny Saturday. Lighting was perfect for viewing waterfowl. Highlights were a young Redheaded Woodpecker caching food and a Northern Harrier.

Birds:  37 species

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Ruddy Duck
Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Blue Jay
American Crow
Black-Capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird
American Robin
European Starling
American Tree Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
American Goldfinch

Red-headed Woodpecker-juvenile Dave Lewis

Northern Shoveler

American Wigeon Dave Lewis

Green-winged Teal Dave Lewis

Sandy Ridge birders Mary Anne Romito

Northern Harrier Dave Lewis

Birders Penny O'Connor

Red-tailed Hawk Dave Lewis

More birders Penny O'Connor

Cooper's Hawk Dave Lewis

American Tree Sparrow Dave Lewis

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