PAST EVENTS

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Airlie Gardens on November 2, 2014.

17 Attendees
Leader: Sherry Lane
7 Canada Goose
2 Mute Swan *
5 Wood Duck
2 Gadwall
5 American Wigeon
2 American Black Duck
3 Ring-necked Duck
3 Pied-billed Grebe
5 Double-crested Cormorant
6 American White Pelican **
3 Great Blue Heron
1 Little Blue Heron
20 Black-crowned Night-Heron
1 White Ibis
6 Turkey Vulture
1 Cooper's Hawk
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
1 Broad-winged Hawk ***
5 Carolina Chickadee
4 Tufted Titmouse
2 Brown-headed Nuthatch
2 Carolina Wren
1 House Wren
1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2 Eastern Bluebird
4 Northern Mockingbird
1 Brown Thrasher
23 European Starling
25 Yellow-rumped Warbler
2 Pine Warbler
1 Seaside Sparrow
1 Swamp Sparrow
1 White-throated Sparrow
3 Northern Cardinal
13 Common Grackle
3 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
6 Red-tailed Hawk
1 American Kestrel
1 Laughing Gull
3 Herring Gull
1 Forster's Tern
6 Mourning Dove
2 Belted Kingfisher
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
1 Downy Woodpecker
1 Hairy Woodpecker
3 Northern Flicker
2 Pileated Woodpecker
1 Eastern Phoebe
5 Blue Jay
1 American Crow
6 Fish Crow
9 Tree Swallow
* Continuing Residents
** Seen flying up high overhead heading south. Large and white with black flight feathers in wings
*** Seen soaring overhead by all with pale wings tapering to a point with black wing tips and broad tail bands

Oakdale Cemetery in New Hanover on Septemer 27, 2014.
40 species in under 3 hours is pretty great!
Submitted by Daniel Hueholt
Anhinga 1
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 2
Northern Harrier 1
Red-tailed Hawk 3
Mourning Dove 3
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 2
Red-headed Woodpecker 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 16
Downy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) 5
Eastern Wood-Pewee 4
Empidonax 1
White-eyed Vireo 5
Northern Mockingbird 23
European Starling 6
Common Yellowthroat 1
American Redstart 6
Northern Parula 1
Magnolia Warbler 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Summer Tanager 1
Northern Cardinal 15
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Common Grackle 13
Brown-headed Cowbird 9
Baltimore Oriole 1
House Finch 8
Red-eyed Vireo 26
Blue Jay 21
American Crow 10
Fish Crow 5
Carolina Chickadee 9
Tufted Titmouse 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
| Carolina Wren 22
Eastern Bluebird 10
Swainson's Thrush 1
Wood Thrush 1
Gray Catbird 52
Brown Thrasher 16

Discover the World of Birds - May 24, 2014 Led by Cape Fear Audubon Members
This educational event was designed for the parent-child to learn various aspects of birds in a special way. The participanst received a booklet and were encouraged to visit any or all of the learning centers at their own pace to understand the various marvels of birds.


Holly Shelter Gamelands April 26, 2014  Led by Bruce Smithson
Photos by Gretchen Schramm


2 Wood Duck
4 Black Vulture
6 Turkey Vulture
1 Cooper's Hawk
2 Red-shouldered Hawk
1 Solitary Sandpiper
2 Mourning Dove
1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1 Barred Owl
2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Acadian Flycatcher
2 Eastern Bluebird
2 Gray Catbird
1 Northern Mockingbird
4 Northern Parula
8 Yellow-rumped Warbler
2 Yellow-throated Warbler
2 Pine Warbler
1 Prairie Warbler
3 Black-and-white Warbler
21 Prothonotary Warbler
1 Worm-eating Warbler
2 Ovenbird
1 Great Crested Flycatcher
6 White-eyed Vireo
1 Yellow-throated Vireo
8 Red-eyed Vireo
1 Blue Jay
1 American Crow
2 Carolina Chickadee
3 Tufted Titmouse
1 White-breasted Nuthatch
2 Brown-headed Nuthatch
2 Carolina Wren
12 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
The vine that people asked about is called Cross Vine


The Great Speckled Bird Songfest was at "Ted's Fun on the River" on April 5, 2014
Julia Jewell and Susan Savia not shown but did great performances, And Ted too!
Over $500 was raised for Cape Fear Audubon Society, This may become an annual event.



Bird list- Airlie Walk, Nov 17, 2012 Jack Carroll, trip leader. David Paynter's bird list.
Canada goose
Mute swan
American black duck
Mallard
Bufflehead
Ruddy duck
Double crested cormorant
Great blue heron
Black crowned night heron
Turkey vulture
Bald eagle
Sharp shinned hawk
Clapper rail
American coot
Laughing gull
Eastern bluebird
American robin
Gray catbird
Northern mockingbird
Brown thrasher
European starling
Cedar waxwing
Yellow rumped warbler
Eastern towhee
Swamp sparrow
White throated sparrow
Northern cardinal
Red winged blackbird
Common grackle
Ring billed gull
Herring gull
Belted kingfisher
Red headed woodpecker
Red bellied woodpecker
Northern flicker
Eastern phoebe
Blue headed vireo
American crow
Fish crow
Carolina chickadee
Tufted titmouse
Brown headed nuthatch
Carolina wren
Ruby crowned kinglet


June 1, 2 2012 NC Audubon Annual Meeting sponsored by CFAS


1, 3) Carol Taylor 2) Marcia Mandel  4) Katrina Roman

1, 2, 3) Katrina Roman

1 - 6) D Mullaney



Birds seen during the Annual Meeting walks
Ahinga
American Crow
American Oystercatcher
American Robin
Bachmanís Sparrow
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Belted Kingfisher
Black Skimmer
Black Vulture
Black-crowned night Heron
Black-throated Warbler
Blue Grosbeak
Blue Jay
Boat-tailed Grackle
Brown Pelican
Brown Thrasher
Brown-headed Cowbird
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Canada Goose
Carolina Chickadee
Carolina Wren
Cattle Egret
Chimney Swift
Chipping Sparrow
Clapper Rail
Common Grackle
Common Loon
Common Tern
Cooperís Hawk
Dickcissel
Double-crested Cormorant
Osprey
Painted Bunting
Pileated Woodpecker
Prairie Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Purple Martin
Red shouldered Hawk
Red Tailed Hawk
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-eyed Vireo
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-winged Blackbird
Ring-billed Gull
Royal Tern
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Rudy Turnstone
Sanderling
Savannah Sparrow
Snowy Egret
Summer Tanager
Tree Swallow
Tricolored Heron
Tufted Titmouse
Turkey Vulture
White Ibis
White-eyed Vireo
Willet
Wood Duck
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Yellow-throated Vireo
Yellow-throated Warbler
Downy Woodpecker
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Towhee
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Eurasian Collared-Dove
European Starling
Fish Crow
Forsterís Tern
Gray Catbird
Great Blue Heron
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Egret
Green Heron
Gull-billed Tern
Hairy Woodpecker
Herring Gull
Hooded Warbler
House Finch
House Sparrow
Indigo Bunting
Killdeer
Lark Sparrow
Laughing Gull
Least Sandpiper
Least Tern
Little Blue Heron
Mallard
Mississippi Kite Mourning Dove
Mute Swan Northern Bobwhite
Northern Cardinal
Northern Mockingbird
Orchard Oriole


5/12/2012 Orton pond, Brunswick Town bird walk. Led by Jack Carroll.
1 - 3) Nancy Buckingham  4 - 7) John Sutton


5/12/2012 Bird List
Wood Duck 4
Anhinga 1
Brown Pelican 27
Great Egret 11
White Ibis 4
Turkey Vulture 3
Osprey 2 One pair nesting
Bald Eagle 1
Laughing Gull 31
Mourning Dove 2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3
Carolina Wren 5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 9
Northern Parula 4
Yellow-throated Warbler 2
Summer Tanager 5
Northern Cardinal 6
Blue Grosbeak 1
Indigo Bunting 1
Painted Bunting 2
Red-winged Blackbird 3
Common Grackle 10
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3 Red-bellied Woodpecker 4
Downy Woodpecker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 2
Great Crested Flycatcher 6
Eastern Kingbird 1
Blue Jay 3
Fish Crow 2
Barn Swallow 5
Carolina Chickadee 4
Tufted Titmouse 14


April 28, 2012 bird walk Oakdale Cemetery
Wood Duck 1
Little Blue Heron 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs 5
Laughing Gull 6
Ring-billed Gull 2
Rock Pigeon 2
Mourning Dove 6
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Chimney Swift 9
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
Downy Woodpecker 4
Great Crested Flycatcher 8
Brown Thrasher 8
European Starling 4
Cedar Waxwing 41
Northern Parula 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1
Yellow-throated Warbler 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Northern Cardinal 17
Blue Grosbeak 3
Indigo Bunting 1
Red-winged Blackbird 4
Common Grackle 1
Brown-headed Cowbird 4
House Finch 4
Eastern Kingbird 8
Red-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 8
Fish Crow 6
Purple Martin 2
Carolina Chickadee 4
Tufted Titmouse 4
Carolina Wren 12
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 13
Eastern Bluebird 3
Gray Catbird 6
Northern Mockingbird 6


Students at the Great Backyard Bird Count at Brunswick Community College.