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DVOC Field Trip Report
by Andy Ednie

August 26, 2006 (Saturday)
Brandywine Creek State Park, Delaware


Brandywine Creek State Park produced 64 species. The best was an adult Bald Eagle perched along the creek. As feared, not much in warbler activity was found. We did end up with 9 species including Blue-winged, Chestnut-sided, Blackburnian, and Worm-eating. Bobolinks were found in the fields along the entrance road in the early morning. An immature Cooper's Hawk and Kestrel were seen from the hawkwatch parking lot. The low water levels made for abundant sandbars in the creek with a number of Spotted and Solitary Sandpipers and one Green Heron. Thanks to Karen Zeitler, Mike Smith, and Bill Stewart for helping out.