Friday, April 29, 2016

Westmount Summit (and back), April 29, 2016

Downtown Montreal from the summit
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Common Raven Corvus corax
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Red-shouldered Hawk – 1 juvenile
Merlin – 2 calling to each other
Ring-billed Gull – 2
Rock Dove – 2
Downy Woodpecker – 2
Hairy Woodpecker – 2
Northern Flicker – 1
Pileated Woodpecker - 1 female hammering away at a rotting log, finding juicy grubs – didn’t flush when music-blaring joggers ran past at a distance of two feet!
Eastern Phoebe – 2
American Crow – 12 mobbing Common Ravens
Common Raven -2
Black-capped Chickadee – 8
Brown Creeper - 1
White-breasted Nuthatch – 1 heard
Red-breasted Nuthatch – 1
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 5
Hermit Thrush – 4
American Robin – 2
European Starling –2
Yellow-rumped Warbler – 4 seen dancing across high branches in search of insects
Northern Cardinal – 1 heard
Chipping Sparrow – at least 4 trill-singing individuals in several NDG and Westmount locations
Song Sparrow – 1 heard in NDG
White-throated Sparrow - 3
Dark-eyed Junco – 8
House Sparrow – 10+ in NDG

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