An awesome event!

Yesterday’s Birdathon event was awesome!

We had birders in three provinces! Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.

We finished with 101 species seen, and a good time was had by all! Check out the list (and some images) below.

Although we’ve already gone birding, the Birdathon fundraising continues until the end of the year so if you haven’t got your donation in yet, there’s still time!

The Bird-a-thon is the only fund-raising event we undertake, so if you are interested in donating, you can find our Bird-a-thon page at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/bird-studies-canada/p2p/birdathon20/team/delta-marsh-wrens/. We will be accepting donations until December 31st. and we do issue tax receipts.

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far, we truly appreciate it, and thank you to our wonderful birders!

— Meredith Stoesz

List of species seen Sept. 12, 2020 Birdathon:

Snow Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose Trumpeter Swan
Pied-billed Grebe
Red-necked Grebe Wood Duck
Mallard
American Black Duck
Northern Pintail Canvasback
Northern Shoveler Green-winged Teal Blue-winged Teal Gadwall
Bufflehead
Great Blue Heron American Avocet Black-bellied Plover Hudsonian Godwit Double Crested Cormorant
American White Pelican
Rock Pigeon Mourning Dove
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Killdeer
Forster’s Tern
Ring-billed Gull Herring Gull  
Bald Eagle
Sharp-shinned Hawk Swainson’s Hawk
American Kestrel
Northern Harrier
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Sandhill Crane
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker Northern Flicker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo European Starling
Blue Jay
Common Raven American Crow
Black-billed Magpie Black-capped Chickadee
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
House Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Gray Catbird
American Robin
Gray-cheeked Thrush Swainson’s Thrush American Robin
Cedar Waxwing
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Purple Finch
Song Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Baltimore Oriole
Ovenbird
Northern Waterthrush
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Palm Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Magnolia Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Northern Cardinal
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Western Meadowlark Brewer’s Blackbird House Sparrow    

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