Saturday 30 November 2019

Autumn 2019 - Summary

As in previous years, a summary of the seasonal findings on Corvo has been compiled and is presented below.

2019 autumn at a glance: 

Timing: First Waterbird species found on 26/09 (Lesser Yellowlegs/B-W Teal) and last on 26/10 (American Bittern); First landbird species found on 23/09 (Red-eyed Vireo) and last on 24/10 (Common Yellowthroat) ;

Abundance/No of species: 26 American landbird species, with a total estimated 54 different individuals; 8 American Waterbird species, with a total estimated 12 different individuals ;

Best records: Prothonotary Warbler (1st WP record); Cape May Warbler (3rd WP record); Chestnut-sided Warbler (5th WP record); White-eyed Vireo (5th WP record); Canada Warbler (6th WP record); Hooded Warbler (7th WP record); Magnolia Warbler (10th WP record).

Landbird speciesNo of ind.
Northern Harrier1
Cliff Swallow1
Buff-bellied Pipit2
Hermit Thrush1
White-eyed Vireo1
Philadelphia Vireo2
Red-eyed Vireo22
Northern Parula1
Black-throated Green Warbler1
Magnolia Warbler1
Prothonotary Warbler1
Black-and-white Warbler4
Chestnut-sided Warbler1
Blackpoll Warbler1
Cape May Warbler1
Northern Waterthrush2
Common Yellowthroat1
American Yellow Warbler 2
Canada Warbler 1
Hooded Warbler1
Scarlet Tanager1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak1
Indigo Bunting1
Waterbird speciesNo of ind.
Blue-winged Teal2
American Bittern1
Lesset Yellowlegs1
White-rumped Sandpiper3
Pectoral Sandpiper1
Semipalmated Plover2
Wilson's Snipe1
Spotted Sandpiper1