July 25: Gleneyrie Birds

Aiken was asked to please lead a birding trip for some conference attendees. Leslie Holzmann and Mel Goff were joined by a congenial group of out-of-towners who happily ticked off Black-billed Magpies, Broad-tailed Hummingbirds, and Western Tanagers–birds they didn’t have at home. Here’s the final tally:

Wild Turkey  3
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  4
White-throated Swift  35
Broad-tailed Hummingbird  5
Northern Flicker  2
Cordilleran Flycatcher  1
Steller’s Jay  3
Western Scrub-Jay  6
Black-billed Magpie  1
Violet-green Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  3
White-breasted Nuthatch  2
House Wren  2
American Robin  7
Spotted Towhee  5
Western Tanager  2
Black-headed Grosbeak  2
House Finch  9