A Foggy Morning at the Basha Kill

A pair of Wood Ducks through the fog. Basha Kill WMA, 8/25//13.
A pair of Wood Ducks through the fog. Basha Kill WMA, 8/25//13.

I birded the Basha Kill WMA by kayak this foggy morning. The highlight of the outing was this Blue-winged Teal:

Blue-winged Teal in the channel at the Basha Kill, 8/25/13.
Blue-winged Teal in the channel at the Basha Kill, 8/25/13.

The sun finally broke through in time to get a few raptor photos:

Adult Bald Eagle, Basha Kill WMA 8/25/13.
Adult Bald Eagle, Basha Kill WMA 8/25/13.
Osprey in flight. Basha Kill WMA, 8/25/13.
Osprey in flight. Basha Kill WMA, 8/25/13.

Here’s my list for the day:_MG_9441

Canada Goose  5
Wood Duck  X
Blue-winged Teal  1
Great Blue Heron  5
Osprey  2
Northern Harrier  1
Bald Eagle  1
Common Gallinule  6
Mourning Dove  2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1
Ruby-thr. Hummingbird  5
Belted Kingfisher  2
Northern Flicker  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Eastern Kingbird  2
Yellow-throated Vireo  2
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  6
Tree Swallow  30
Barn Swallow  2
Tufted Titmouse  6
White-br. Nuthatch  1
House Wren  1
Veery  1     heard
Gray Catbird  10
Cedar Waxwing  28
Common Yellowthroat  1
Song Sparrow  8
Northern Cardinal  1
Red-winged Blackbird  X
American Goldfinch  1

 

 

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