Feeder Birds This Week: 9/23

New arrivals to the feeding station this week included 1 CAROLINA WREN on 9/16 (one of only a few we have had here), 1 NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD on 9/17, 1 female BALTIMORE ORIOLE on 9/21, and our first 2 WHITE-THROATED SPARROWS of fall on 9/21. We also had a fantastic hawk flight over the store on 9/17: 1634 BROAD-WINGED HAWKS, 28 SHARP-SHINNED HAWKS, 19 OSPREYS, 12 BALD EAGLES, 8 AMERICAN KESTRELS, 6 TURKEY VULTURES, 2 COOPER'S HAWKS, 2 RED-TAILED HAWKS, 1 PEREGRINE FALCON, and 1 NORTHERN HARRIER!

24 species visited the feeding station this week.

House Sparrow: 44

Rock Pigeon: 16

American Goldfinch: 10

Blue Jay: 5

Northern Cardinal: 5

Mourning Dove: 4

Black-capped Chickadee: 4

European Starling: 4

Chipping Sparrow: 4

Downy Woodpecker: 3

American Crow: 3

Song Sparrow: 3

Hairy Woodpecker: 2

Tufted Titmouse: 2

Gray Catbird: 2

House Finch: 2

Purple Finch: 2

White-throated Sparrow: 2

Red-breasted Nuthatch: 1

White-breasted Nuthatch: 1



Common Grackle: 1


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