Monday, August 11, 2014

8.11.14 - Birding 101 - KidSummer - Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Brewster, MA
Another week of Birding 101 and the weather on Cape Cod can't be beat!  All the better for birdwatching says the Bird Nerd.  Monday morning is about introductions and learning names, and naturally...heading out on our first bird walk together. 
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Our List:
Red-winged Blackbird
Gray Catbird
House Sparrow
Song Sparrow
American Robin
American Goldfinch
Turkey Vulture
Carolina Wren
Black-capped Chickadee
Ring-billed Gull
Northern Cardinal
Song Sparrow
What's Your Wingspan?

Praying Mantis!!!  We saw TWO in less than 20 minutes!

Bird Nerds In Training testing their birdoculars

Cottontail Rabbit
American Robin 
Spying the Grey Catbird in the thicket

American Goldfinch (male) 
Contemplating how long it takes for pollution to decompose...

Bird Nerd Salute

More to come for these Bird Nerds In Training...

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