John & Cathy

Monday, April 29–Standing Indian

John & Cathy Sill

Meet at the Kmart parking lot (Westgate Plaza in Franklin) at 8:00 am to carpool up to Standing Indian with a few stops along the way. We should be back by noon.

Wednesday, May 8Walnut Gap

Jim & Ellen Shelton

Jim & Ellen

Meet at Bi-Lo parking area at 8:00 am to carpool.

Tuesday, May 14–Blue Ridge Parkway

John & Cathy Sill

Meet at Bi-Lo Franklin parking area at 8:00 am to carpool. Bring a snack or bag lunch as we probably won’t be back by noon.

Junaluska 2/8

Posted by fbcb1102/10/2019Home

Thanks to John and Cathy Sill for a great morning bird walk at Lake Junaluska on Thursday, Feb. 8. The day felt like early spring, which made birding all the more enjoyable. More than 20 birders joined the Sills, primarily spotting a variety of ducks wintering at Junaluska.

Ring-necked duck/kl
Mute Swan/kl
Bald Eagle/sf

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  1. Larry Thompson says:02/11/2019 at 10:16 am EditDo you have a checklist of birds recorded at Lake J on 2/8/2019? If so can you post it?
Lake Junaluska, Haywood County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:30 AM

Protocol:TravelingParty Size:15Duration:2 hour(s), 20 minute(s)Distance:2.5 mile(s)Observers:Sue Peters-Ferree

20 species (+2 other taxa) total
5Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
25Canada Goose
9Mute Swan
3Mallard (Domestic type)
10Ring-necked Duck
1Hooded Merganser
50Ruddy Duck
5Pied-billed Grebe
50American Coot
2Bald EagleAlso received first hand report of sighting of adults and baby earlier in the morning
1Blue Jay
3American Crow
1Carolina Chickadee
1Tufted Titmouse
3Eastern Bluebird
1White-throated Sparrow
1Song Sparrow
1Eastern Towhee
2Northern Cardinal

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