Photos: Bell’s Neck Birding Walk

On a misty morning that unfolded into autumn sunshine, the Tuesday birding walk with Peter Trull at the Bell’s Neck Conservation Lands revealed 31 different species. Hearty thank you to Peter for sharing birding insights and to HCT volunteer Gerry Beetham for illuminating our avian neighbors with his engaging photography. Enjoy the species list and photo gallery below.

Canada Goose  6
Mute Swan  9
Mallard  2
Green-winged Teal  13
Greater Yellowlegs  21
Lesser Yellowlegs  2
Laughing Gull  5
Herring Gull  2
Great Black-backed Gull  1
Double-crested Cormorant  10
Great Blue Heron  8
Great Egret  6
Belted Kingfisher  5
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  2
Hairy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  4
Blue Jay  14
American Crow  4
Black-capped Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  3
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1   (heard)
Carolina Wren  2
American Robin  1
American Goldfinch  1
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)  3
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Common Grackle  140
Cape May Warbler  2
Pine Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  2