Peter Marcelle Presents
For The Birds
Featuring artists Dan Rizzie, Hunt Slonem,
Sag Harbor Express, July 20, 2012
Sag Harbor Whaling Museum is pleased to invite the participation of
Books by Susan Baran
About the Long Pond Greenbelt:
BIRDS Of the Long Pond Greenbelt: The woods, fields, wetlands and surface waters of the Long Pond Greenbelt provide nesting, foraging, and resting habitat for a rich diversity of avian life. In fact, more than 125 species of birds regularly use the Greenbelt for all or part of the year. Some of the birds you may encounter are:
PERMANENT RESIDENTS: Red-tailed hawk, great horned owl and eastern screech owls, Four woodpecker species (red-bellied, downy, hairy, northern flicker), blue jay, American crow, tufted titmouse, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, northern mockingbird, song sparrow, American goldfinch.
NON-PERMANENT RESIDENTS: Wood duck, Eastern kingbird, great crested flycatcher, eastern wood-pewee, tree swallow, American robin, gray catbird, brown thrasher, several vireos (red-eyed, white-eyed, yellow-throated, warbling), various warblers (blue-winged, black-and-white, pine, prairie, yellow, ovenbird (common yellowthroat), eastern towhee, field sparrow, swamp sparrow, red-winged blackbird, Baltimore oriole, scarlet tanager.
SPRING AND/OR AUTUMN MIGRANTS: Pied-billed grebe, green-winged teal, northern pintail, ring-necked duck, common merganser, American coot, greater yellowiegs, solitary sandpiper, sharp-shinned hawk, merlin, eastern phoebe, northern rough-winged and bank swallow, golden-crowned and rub-crowned kinglets, blue-headed vireo, numerous warblers (e.g., northern parula, black-throated blue, black-throated green, chestnut-sided, yellow-rumped, blackpoll, palm) dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow.