Chincoteague Field Trip Report Aug. 27

August 27 was a successful summer day for 11 SBC birders who traveled south to Chincoteague, Virginia. Highlights included 5 tern species, 84 white ibis, marbled godwits, and 2 clapper rails. We also had good looks at wild horses and cattle egrets. There are 6 eBird checklists with a total of 65 species for this trip! Click on these links for lists and photos: Queen Sound Landing, Visitor Center & Environs, NWR, Wildlife Drive, Island Creamery, and one final species at Queen Sound Causeway.

Cape Henlopen SP Trip Report Aug. 15

12 members of Sussex Bird Club walked the Gordon's Pond trail south from Herring Point parking lot to around bend from bench 5 and back. We tallied 45 species in the course of 2.5 hours. Link to the eBird checklist here. Photo of green heron © Sharon Lynn

Prime Hook NWR Field Trip Report Aug. 2

It was hazy, hot and very humid on Friday, August 2, when 15 SBC members scoured the Prime Hook NWR headquarters area, Dike Trail, and Broadkill marsh searching for anything avian. And we were very successful! We saw or heard 55 species in the headquarters area and 17 species at Broadkill marsh. There are 2 eBird checklists for this trip: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58688225 https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58688529 (Photo of purple martins © Dick Plambeck)

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Field Trip contact info:

Rob Blye

rwblye@gmail.com
(610-213-2413)(Mobile)

Dues:

Treasurer, Sussex Bird Club

PO Box 177

Lewes, DE  19958