Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society

2021 Monthly Bird Walks

Kirby Park Natural Area

 

January 24, 2021

Data collection only

Gray Squirrel: 1

Total Avian Species: 22

Observers: 1

Hours: 3.0

Weather: Sunny, cold, and windy; Temp: 23-27 °F; Flood mud dry or frozen

February 28, 2021

Data collection only

Beaver: 1

Chipmunk: 1

Gray Squirrel: 4

Spider Sp.: 1

Total Avian Species: 26

Observers: 1

Hours: 3.67

Weather: Fog at Start, rain at Finish; 34-36 °F

Trail Condition: Ice-covered, but edges navigable.

March 27, 2021

This is a combined list from March 27 and March 28.

Gray Squirrel*: 2

Woodchuck*: 1

White-tailed Deer*: 3

Spring Peepers*: Several

Total Avian Species: 24/26*

Observers: 1

Hours: 2.17/3.0*

Weather*: Excepting the first fifteen or twenty minutes, rain of varying intensity; moderately windy; 57-52 °F; light frequently dim due to the rain

Train Condition*: Muddy and very sloppy in places

*March 28, 2021 Data Collection

April 25, 2021

Data collection only

Gray Squirrel: 8

Muskrat: 1

Total Avian Species: 41

Observers: 1

Hours: 4.25

Weather: Light drizzle at start, cloudy with a very light breeze at finish; 48-57 °

May 23, 2021

Data collection only

Gray Squirrel: 8

American Toad: 8

Gray Tree Frog: 6

Painted Turtle: 3

Snapping Turtle: 1

Green Tiger Beetle: 8

Cabbage White Butterfly: 7

Silver-spotted Skipper: 2

Tiger Swallowtail: 1

Mosquito: Too Many

Total Avian Species: 34

Observers: 1

Hours: 3.5

Weather: Cloudy at start; partly cloudy at finish; light breeze; Hot; 70-84 °F

June 27, 2021

Data collection only

Cabbage White Butterfly: 6

Tiger Swallowtail: 2

Comma Butterfly: 1

Red Admiral: 1

Six-spotted Green Tiger Beetle: 3

Green Frog: 1

Eastern Painted Turtle: 6

Gray Squirrel: 4

Total Avian Species: 34

Observers: 1

Hours: 4.0

Weather: Mostly sunny, hot and humid, with an occasional breeze; 75-88 °F.

July 25, 2021

Data collection only

Painted Turtle: 5

Turtle with a white carapace: 1

Eastern Cottontail: 1

Gray Squirrel: 4

Woodchuck: 2

Cabbage White Butterfly: 5

Summer Azure: 1

Six-spotted Green Tiger Beetle: 2

Annual Cicadas: Many

Mosquitoes: Too many

Total Avian Species: 39

Observers: 1

Hours: 4.5

Weather: Mostly cloudy-partly sunny-mostly cloudy; Humid; 73-82 °F