Very high winds occurred on Dick Barth’s field trip this year, which cut the walk short. However
Dick reports they were doing very well before the winds came. The result was their final species
count was down a little from the previous year. Despite windy conditions they had a final count
of 52 species.
Dick noted many highlights of the trip, including the Brown-crested Flycatcher, White-winged
Dove, Summer Tanager, Vermilion Flycatcher, Costa’s Hummingbird, Black-chinned
Hummingbird, Verdin, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Plumbeous Vireo, and Cassin’s Vireo. A
Yellow-breasted Chat and a Bell’s Vireo were noted as HEARD.
The species Dick listed are great finds…. especially for a windy day!
Thanks for your leadership, Dick!
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