West Virginia

Published by Susanne Coulson (birdlady117 AT gmail.com)

Participants: Susanne Coulson, Bob Coulson


Prickett's Fort, Rail Trail Link

5 Common Ravens - 2 adults tending 3 young. The adults have been in the area for 2-3 months. They tend to perch on the old train bridge in late afternoon and early evening. They are quite loud. The nest I think is on the other side of the river. I've watched them enter and leave one area of trees/cliffs several times on different occassions.

Also noted the following:

8 Cedar Waxwings
3 Rough-winged Swallows
2 Red-bellied Woodpeckers - 1 was a juvenile
1 Downy Woodpecker
2 Wood Thrush
1 Towhee
1 Yellow Warbler
1 male Indigo Bunting
1 Great Blue Heron
many Canada Geese with goslings
Mallards - also with young
Wood Ducks - 2 females with 9 and 18 ducklings
2 Tree Swallows
1 Mockingbird
2 Catbirds
6 Bluebirds - 2 adults with 4 young
3 Cowbirds