Wednesday, February 11, 2015

10 February 2015, New Hampshire: Hillsborough Co., Saint Anselm College, Manchester, Bedford, Goffstown


New Hampshire: Hillsborough Co., Saint Anselm College, Manchester, Bedford, Goffstown
2/10/15
Makeup lab (2/7) for Luz, Taylor, Colleen, Audrey, Makeup lab (2/21) for Jim

1.     Red-tailed Hawk
2.     Herring Gull
3.     Rock Pigeon
4.     Mourning Dove
5.     Pileated Woodpecker
6.     American Crow
7.     Black-capped Chickadee
8.     Tufted Titmouse
9.     White-breasted Nuthatch
10. Carolina Wren
11. American Robin
12. Northern Mockingbird
13. European Starling
14. Cedar Waxwing
15. Northern Cardinal
16. House Finch
17. American Goldfinch
18. House Sparrow

We missed 6 Eastern Bluebirds that I saw near the soccer fields after our lab was over.

Monday, February 9, 2015

7 February, 2015 Massachusetts: Essex Co., Plum Island (Parker River NWR),

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Massachusetts: Essex Co., Plum Island (Parker River NWR),
2/7/15
Ornithology BI 347 Class

1.     Canada Goose
2.     American Black Duck
3.     Common Eider
4.     White-winged Scoter
5.     Black Scoter
6.     Red-breasted Merganser
7.     Common Loon
8.     Horned Grebe
9.     Bald Eagle
10. Cooper’s Hawk
11. Rough-legged Hawk
12. Ring-billed Gull
13. Herring Gull
14. Rock Dove
15. Snowy Owl
16. Blue Jay
17. American Crow
18. Black-capped Chickadee
19. American Robin
20. Northern Mockingbird

Thursday, January 22, 2015

20 January 2015, New Hampshire: Hillsborough Co., Saint Anselm College Campus, Manchester, Bedford, Goffstown


New Hampshire: Hillsborough Co., Saint Anselm College, Manchester, Bedford, Goffstown
1/20/15
Extra Credit lab
Ornithology BI 347 Class

1. Cooper's Hawk
2. Rock Pigeon
3. Red-bellied Woodpecker
4. Downy Woodpecker
5. American Crow
6. Common Raven
7. Black-capped Chickadee
8. Tufted Titmouse
9. White-breasted Nuthatch
10. American Robin
11. Northern Mockingbird
12. European Starling
13. American Goldfinch

17 January 2015, Massachusetts: Essex Co., Parker River NWR, Newburyport, Salisbury State Beach Reservation, Salisbury

We have just started the Spring 2015 semester and begun BI 347 Ornithology at Saint Anselm College.  The daylist for the first LB 347 lab is posted below.  We will update this Blog with the daylists from all future labs this semester.

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Massachusetts: Essex Co., Plum Island (Parker River NWR),
Salisbury State Beach Reservation
1/17/15
Ornithology BI 347 Class

1.     Canada Goose
2.     American Black Duck
3.     Mallard
4.     Common Eider
5.     White-winged Scoter
6.     Black Scoter
7.     Bufflehead
8.     Common Loon
9.     Horned Grebe
10. Northern Harrier
11. Sharp-shinned Hawk
12. Rough-legged Hawk
13. Ring-billed Gull
14. Herring Gull
15. Great Black-backed Gull
16. Rock Pigeon
17. Mourning Dove
18. Snowy Owl
19. Downy Woodpecker
20. Blue Jay
21. American Crow
22. Horned Lark
23. Black-capped Chickadee
24. Red-breasted Nuthatch
25. American Robin
26. Northern Mockingbird
27. European Starling
28. American Tree Sparrow
29. Song Sparrow
30. Northern Cardinal

Sunday, July 20, 2014

17 July 2014, New Hampshire: Merrimack Co., Newbury

17 July 2014, New Hampshire: Merrimack Co., Newbury

The long drive is over and so is field work.  I am home again and beginning to work on my fall course in General Biology for non-majors.

14 July 2014, Iowa: Pottawattamie Co., De Soto National Wildlife Refuge

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14 July 2014, Iowa: Pottawattamie Co., De Soto National Wildlife Refuge

Today was another driving home day through Nebraska and Iowa but I did stop by the De Soto National Wildlife Refuge along the Missouri River.

1.     Great Blue Heron
2.     Turkey Vulture
3.     Killdeer
4.     Rock Pigeon
5.     Mourning Dove
6.     Red-headed Woodpecker
7.     Northern Flicker
8.     Eastern Kingbird
9.     Tree Swallow
10. Bank Swallow
11. House Wren
12. Eastern Bluebird
13. American Robin
14. Gray Catbird
15. European Starling
16. Yellow Warbler
17. Common Yellowthroat
18. Field Sparrow
19. Lark Sparrow
20. Northern Cardinal
21. Indigo Bunting
22. Dickcissel
23. Red-winged Blackbird
24. Common Grackle
25. Brown-headed Cowbird
26. Orchard Oriole
27. Baltimore Oriole
28. American Goldfinch
29. House Sparrow

Saturday, July 12, 2014

12 July 2014, Utah: Grand Co., Arches National Park

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12 July 2014, Utah: Grand Co., Arches National Park

We hiked through different parts of Arches National Park beginning near the middle of the Park at the Wolfe Ranch and Delicate Arch.


Arches National Park: Native American Petroglyphs near the Wolfe Ranch (dated 1680 – 1850s)



Arches National Park: Delicate Arch



Arches National Park: Double Arches



Arches National Park: South Window



Arches National Park: Turret Arch



Arches National Park: Park Avenue


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Bird List for 11 – 12 July

1.     Turkey Vulture
2.     Peregrine Falcon
3.     Mourning Dove
4.     Western Kingbird
5.     Northern Raven
6.     Violet-green Swallow
7.     Rock Wren
8.     Bleu-gray Gnatcatcher
9.     Black-throated Sparrow