3RBC Outings Revisited

Baltimore Oriole — Photo by Chuck Tague
Baltimore Oriole
Photo by Chuck Tague ©





Outings Revisited is a synopsis of the club's latest outings.

To view previous months and years, please see The Peregrine newsletters, also under Outings Revisited.

Synopsis of Outings —

    Yellow Creek State Park - November 3, 2016

    Leaders: Margaret and Roger Higbee

    18 birders in the group

    Species total: 43 for the day

    Highlight: a pair of Common Goldeneyes. Other species include these:

    • American Black Duck
    • American Coot 225
    • American Wigeon 2
    • Belted Kingfisher
    • Black-capped Chickadee
    • Blue Jay
    • Bufflehead 6
    • Canada Geese 101
    • Carolina Wren
    • Common Loon
    • Double-crested Cormorant
    • Gadwall 5
    • Golden-crowned Kinglet
    • Great Blue Heron
    • Lesser Scaup 3
    • Mallard 7
    • Mute Swan
    • Northern Mockingbird
    • Pied-billed Grebes 23
    • Purple Finch
    • Red-bellied Woodpecker
    • Ring-necked Duck
    • Ring-necked Pheasant
    • Ruddy Ducks 309
    • Swamp Sparrow
    • Turkey Vulture 29
    • White-breasted Nuthatch
    • Wood Duck

    Places birded

    • Park Office
    • Little Yellow Cove
    • Yellow Creek Lake
    • Main recreation area
    • The beach
    • Observatory Trail and Observatory
    • Blue Spruce County Park

    Weather conditions: Foggy and chilly early, but clearing later

    Time period: 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon plus an afternoon stop







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Mission of 3RBC

To gather in friendship, to enjoy the wonders of nature and to share our passion for birds!

© Photo Credits:
Sherron Lynch, Brian Shema, Chuck Tague