Our October 2014 walk was lead by Andrew Keaveney, who managed to find a great variety of birds including the star of the show, an Eastern Whip-poor-will, roosting in a small maple tree. Although the hoped-for Least Bittern disappeared about a week before the walk, the juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron was found again and seen by most in the group. For the second walk in a row, we managed to find 4 species of heron, although not the same 4 species as in September. Despite the seeming lack of birds, we tallied a diverse 43 species without even venturing out to the spit.
Here’s the complete list: