Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, Aug 4th 2018

Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, Aug 4th 2018

Our intrepid Bird Patrol team at Lakes Park are about the only group that does NOT cancel their tours during the summer months.

“Heat? What heat??” reports Marie Di Rosa. “It was very comfortable.”

Here is the report from the August 4th tour, graciously submitted by Marie.  Many thanks!  For more information about future walks provided by Lee County Parks and Recreation and Bird Patrol volunteers, please visit

Lakes Park, Lee Co. Area 6, Lee, Florida, US
Aug 4, 2018 8:04 AM – 9:33 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: Bird Patrol monthly tour by Marie Di Rosa & Meg Rousher starting at shelter A7 through the fragrance garden and along the lake to the ice cream shop ending at shelter A7
partly cloudy, 78-85, light breeze at times
22 species

Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) 7
Great Egret (Ardea alba) 4
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) 1
Green Heron (Butorides virescens) 1
Black-crowned Night-Heron (American) (Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli) 4
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) 5
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) 1
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) 1
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) 2
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) 1
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) 2
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) 3
Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus) 2
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) 1
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) 3
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) 7
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 2
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged) (Agelaius phoeniceus [phoeniceus Group]) 4
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 2
Boat-tailed Grackle (westoni) (Quiscalus major westoni) 3

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