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Moore’s Creek Battlefield bird walk,  June 11, 2016
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Red-headed Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Acadian Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Fish Crow, Carolina Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Northern Mockingbird, Yellow-throated Warbler, Pine Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Chipping Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Indigo Bunting

Yellow-billed Cuckoo by Gretchen_Schramm

Bald Head Island - May 6, 2016
Mourning Doves
Snowy Egrets
Pine Warblers
TriColored Herons
Bald Eagle(juvenile)
Northern Parula
Black Crowned Night Heron (mature and juvenile)
Brown Pelicans
Oyster Catchers(on river)
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpipers
Common Yellowthroats
Great Crested Flycatchers
Painted Buntings (at least 7)
Brown Cowbirds
White Ibis
Blue Gray Gnatcatcher
Red Tailed Hawks (nest with 2 nestlings
Kingbirds
Great Egrets
Barn Swallows
Willet
Yellow Throated Warblers(one fledgling)
Tufted Titmouse
Fish Crows
Red Winged Blackbirds
Carolina Chickadees
Clapper Rails
Royal Tern
Little Blue Heron(juvenile)
Orange Crowned Warbler
Carolina Wrens
Laughing Gulls
Cardinals
Mockingbirds
Boat Tailed Grackles

1) Red-tailed Hawk   2) Northern Parula  (photos by Gretchen Schramm)
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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