47 Species in Two Days

Posted on September 18th, 2008 by

Bird migration is progressing well through the Linnaeus Arboretum. In fact, the last two days have been nothing short of amazing in terms of both the number of species and the number of individuals. The following is a list of the species that have been observed in or from the arboretum over the past 48 hours.

Canada Goose

Turkey Vulture (13)

Bald Eagle (2)

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper’s Hawk

Broad-winged Hawk (47 – all Wednesday afternoon)

Red-tailed Hawk

American Kestrel

Mourning Dove

Common Nighthawk

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker (5)

Least Flycatcher

Blue-headed Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Blue Jay

American Crow

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

White-breasted Nuthatch

House Wren

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

American Robin

Gray Catbird

European Starling

Cedar Waxwing

Tennessee Warbler

Nashville Warbler (~20)

Black-and-white Warbler

American Redstart

Wilson’s Warbler

Chipping Sparrow

Field Sparrow

Lincoln’s Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Northern Cardinal

Bobolink (3 flyover birds – only second observation ever on campus)

Red-winged Blackbird

Common Grackle

House Finch

Pine Siskin (small flock – arrived on campus Monday)

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow


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