2012-2013 Harns Marsh Trip Results Posted

Results from the December 3, 2012 trip to Harns Marsh (Lee County) trip have been posted.  The “Bird of the Trip” was the American Bittern. The vote was close between the  American Bittern and the Crested Caracara, but since the Bittern is so elusive, it won out.

2012-2013 Harns Marsh

December 3, 2012
40 Members; 6 Guests
Weather: Sunny and warm
61 species
Mottled Duck Greater Yellowlegs
Blue-winged Teal Lesser Yellowlegs
Ring-necked Duck Least Sandpiper
Lesser Scaup Wilson's Snipe
Hooded Merganser Rock Pigeon
Pied-billed Grebe Belted Kingfisher
Wood Stork Red-bellied Woodpecker
Double-crested Cormorant Pileated Woodpecker
Anhinga Crested Caracara
*American Bittern

American Bittern

Great Blue Heron American Kestrel
Great Egret Eastern Phoebe
Snowy Egret Loggerhead Shrike
Little Blue Heron Blue Jay
Tricolored Heron Fish Crow
Cattle Egret Tree Swallow
Black-crowned Night-Heron Carolina Wren
White Ibis Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Glossy Ibis Gray Catbird
Black Vulture Northern Mockingbird
Turkey Vulture European Starling
Osprey Common Yellowthroat
Snail Kite Palm Warbler
Northern Harrier Yellow-rumped Warbler
Bald Eagle Prairie Warbler
Red-shouldered Hawk Savannah Sparrow
Common Gallinule Swamp Sparrow
American Coot Northern Cardinal
Limpkin Red-winged Blackbird
Sandhill Crane Common Grackle
KilldeerBoat-tailed Grackle
* American Bittern
voted the
"Bird of the Trip"
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