Iowa City Hickory Hill Warbler Walks 2014 

6:30 AM Mon-Fri April 28 - May 23 Conklin St. Entrance 

Results 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013


New Warbler Species by day (Table species)
(& other new species in bold by day)
Mon, 28 Apr

Slow day today due to wind/cold.
Warblers: Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush,Yellow-rumped "Myrtle" Warbler
Other birds of interest: Cooper's Hawk (2), Pileated Woodpecker, Hermit Thrush
After the walk. Scarlet Tanager, Black-and-white Warbler, Winter Wren

Tue, 29 Apr

New in bold: Nashville Warbler 1, Yellow-rumped Warbler 2, Black-throated Green Warbler 1, Ovenbird 2, Northern Waterthrush 1,Eastern Kingbird 1, Winter Wren 1, Ruby-crowned Kinglet 8, Hermit Thrush 2, Gray Catbird 3, White-throated Sparrow 30+, Rose-breasted Grosbeak 2

Other species: Mallard, Cooper's Hawk (on nest), Rock Pigeon, Mourning Dove, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, House Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, American Robin, European Starling, Eastern Towhee, Chipping Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Northern Cardinal, Brown-headed Cowbird, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Wed, 30 Apr

Temps in the upper 30s, overcast, occasional light mist:
New in bold: Blue-winged Warbler 1, Orange-crowned Warbler 1, Yellow-rumped Warbler 2, Cooper's Hawk 1, Broad-winged Hawk 2, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1, Blue-headed Vireo 1, Ruby-crowned Kinglet 12, Veery 1, Wood Thrush 1

Thu,1 May

New: Northern Flicker, Great Crested Flycatcher, Brown-headed Cowbird

Fri, 2 May New: Eastern Phoebe, Palm Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush
After the walk: Least Flycatcher, Blue-headed Vireo, Brown Thrasher, Common Yellowthroat
Mon, 5 May New: Wood Duck, Turkey Vulture, Yellow-throated Vireo, Warbling Vireo, American Redstart, Northern Parula, Baltimore Oriole
Tue, 6 May New: Golden-winged Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Magnolia Warbler
Wed, 7 May 15 warbler species with Nashville most numerous
New: Tennessee Warbler, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Indigo Bunting, Bobolink, Orchard Oriole
Thu, 8 May

New: EasternBluebird, Red-Eyed Vireo, Mourning Warbler

Fri, 9 May Very nice day.  Highlight was a beautiful mature male Summer Tanager
New: Blackburnian Warbler, Summer Tanager, Great Egret
Mon, 10 May New: Eastern Wood-Pewee, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Cedar Waxwing, 
Connecticut Warbler (sang just once), Blackpoll Warbler 
Tue, 13 May New: Philadelphia Vireo, Bay-breasted Warbler, Canada Warbler
Wed, 14 May 20 warbler species.
New:
Wilson's Warbler, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Thu, 15 May New: Olive-sided Flycatcher
Fri, 16 May Although cold and initially a little rainy it turned into a superb day with lots of birds & vocalization.  
New birds:  Kentucky Warbler & Cape May Warbler.  (22 warblers in total)
Mon, 19 May

New: Alder Flycatcher

Tue, 20 May New: Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Wed, 21 May Another beautiful morning with many nice looks.  The Summer Tanager is still here and there were several Mourning Warblers.
Thu, 22 May Another beautiful morning.  Not as many species, but, again the Summer Tanager, 2 alder flycatchers and at least 5 Mourning Warblers.  We got a great and long look at the Pileated Woodpecker close to the shelter. Also Broad-winged Hawk.
Fri, 23 May The best morning yet weather-wise.  At least 10 birders (a record for the recent past).  Number of species is dwindling, but a great morning with great looks at both Tanagers and abundant Chestnut-sided warblers and Red-eyed viroes.



See birds of Hickory Hill Park

May 2014
Hickory Hill Warbler Walks

Selected Species Seen by Date
X = seen on the warbler walk
A = also seen but not on the warbler walk

H = heard only

Day of week
Days
M T W Th F
M T W Th F M T W Th F M T W Th F
Species / Date
Seen
28 29 30 1 2 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
2
                                X X    
Black-billed Cuckoo
-
                                       
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
10
              X X X       X X X X X X X
Eastern Phoebe
8
        X         X       X X   X X  X X
Eastern Wood-Pewee
9
                    X X   X X X X X X X
Least Flycatcher
14
        A     X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Alder Flycatcher
3
                              X     X X
Acadian Flycatcher
-
                                       
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
3
                        X   X X        
Olive-sided Flycatcher
2
                          X     X      
Great Crested Flycatcher
13
      X X       X X X X   X X X X X X X
Eastern Kingbird
3
  X             X             X        
Blue-headed (Solitary) Vireo
15
    X X A X X X   X X   X X X X   X X X
Yellow-throated Vireo
9
          X     X X X X   X X X X      
Warbling Vireo
5
          X     X         X       X X  
Philadelphia Vireo
8
                      X X X   X X X X X
Red-eyed Vireo
11
                X X X X   X X X X X X X
White-eyed Vireo
-
                                       
Black-capped Chickadee
12
  X   X X X     X X         X X X X X X
Carolina Wren
-
                                     
House Wren
14
  X   X X X     X X   X   X X X X X X X
Winter Wren
5
A X   X X   X                          
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
7
  X X X X X     X X                    
Golden-crowned Kinglet
-
                                       
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
14
  X   X X X     X X   X   X X X X X X X
Eastern Bluebird
6
                X   X           X X X X
Veery
2
    X                           X    
Hermit Thrush
4
X X   X X                              
Gray-cheeked Thrush
2
                    X X                
Swainson's Thrush
8
                  X X   X X X X X     X
Wood Thrush
15
    X X X     X   X X X X X X X X X X X
Gray Catbird
15
  X   X X X     X X X X   X X X X X X X
Brown Thrasher
3
        A         X   X                
Cedar Waxwing
1
                    X                
Blue-winged Warbler
12
    X     X X X X X   X X X X X X      
Golden-winged Warbler
14
            X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Tennessee Warbler
13
              X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Orange-crowned Warbler
15
    X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X      
Nashville Warbler
16
  X       X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Northern Parula
13
          X   X X X X X X X X X   X X X
Yellow Warbler
11
              X X X X   X X X X X X X  
Chestnut-sided Warbler
14
            X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Magnolia Warbler
12
            X X     X X X X X X X X X X
Cape May Warbler
1
                        X          
Yellow-rumped Warbler
16
X X X X X X X X X   X X X X X X X      
Black-throated Green Warbler
12
  X         X X X   X X X X X X X   X  
Yellow-throated Warbler
-
                                       
Palm Warbler
3
        X X         X                  
Blackburnian Warbler
9
                  X X X X X X  X X X    
Bay-breasted Warbler
8
                      X X X X X   X X X
Blackpoll Warbler
8
                    X X   X X X X X X
Cerulean Warbler
-
                                       
Black-and-white Warbler
16
A     X   X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  
American Redstart
15
          X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Ovenbird
14
X X       X X X   X X X X X X   X X X  
Northern Waterthrush
4
X X               X     X              
LA Waterthrush
1
        X                              
Hooded Warbler
-
                               
Mourning Warbler
6
          X       X       X X X X
Common Yellowthroat
15
        A   X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Wilson's Warbler
8
                      X X X X X X X X
Canada Warbler
8
              X   X X X X X X X
Kentucky Warbler
1
                X          
Connecticut Warbler
1
            H                
Worm-eating Warbler
-
                         
Scarlet Tanager
13
A               X X X X X X X X X X X X
Summer Tanager
7
                  X X     X   X   X X X
Eastern (Rufous-sided) Towhee
5
  X                 X     X X X        
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
14
  X     X X     X X X X   X X X X X X X
Indigo Bunting
11
              X X X X X   X X   X X X X
Bobolink
1
              X                        
Baltimore Oriole
12
          X   X X X X X     X X X X X X
Orchard Oriole
2
              X             X          
American Goldfinch
15
  X   X X X     X X X X   X X X X X X X
Species / Date

Days
Seen

28 29 30 1 2 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23

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