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 Location:     Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access
Observation date:     7/31/10
Number of species:     38

Wood Duck - Aix sponsa     X
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos     X
Green-winged Teal (American) - Anas crecca carolinensis     X
Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis     2     In breeding plumage. South of the
embankment.
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias     X
Common Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus     2
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus     1
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus     X
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius     2
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes     1
Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla     1
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla     X
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis     X
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Melanerpes carolinus     1
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Contopus virens     X
Least Flycatcher - Empidonax minimus     1
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus     1
Warbling Vireo - Vireo gilvus     X
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus     X
Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata     X
Purple Martin - Progne subis     100     Large flock of adults and juveniles
congregated in a dead elm down the west trail at Brilyea. I've never seen so
many martins at one time and away from nesting sites (the number is a
guess-timate). Is their migration already under way?
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor     X
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica     X
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota     1
Black-capped Chickadee - Poecile atricapillus     X
White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinensis     X
Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris     X
American Robin - Turdus migratorius     X
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis     X
Yellow Warbler - Dendroica petechia     X
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas     X
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis     X
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia     X
Swamp Sparrow - Melospiza georgiana     X
Scarlet Tanager - Piranga olivacea     X
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus     X
Baltimore Oriole - Icterus galbula     1
American Goldfinch - Spinus tristis     X

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