VENTURE TO:

Blue Ridge Parkway
South of Asheville, NC

Monday, June 4, 2012

 

Birds seen and heard

(H) = Heard only

 

 

Birds

Birds

Other Species

Turkey Vulture
Broad-winged Hawk (2)
Red-tailed Hawk (1)
Peregrine Falcon (1)
Ruffed Grouse (1 chick)
Wild Turkey (1)
Mourning Dove
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (2)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (H)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 female)
Downy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker (H)
Eastern Wood-Pewee (2)
Alder Flycatcher (2)
Least Flycatcher (1)
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
American Crow
Northern Raven (1)
White-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch (H)
Carolina Wren (H)
Winter Wren (H)
Golden-crowned Kinglet (2)
Veery (1)
Wood Thrush (H)

American Robin

Gray Catbird
Cedar Waxwing
Blue-headed (Solitary) Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler (H)
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler (1)
Black-and-white Warbler (1)
Worm-eating Warbler (1)
Ovenbird (H)
Common Yellowthroat (1)
Hooded Warbler (2)
Canada Warbler (3)
Scarlet Tanager (1)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1)
Indigo Bunting
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow (1)
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Common Grackle
Pine Siskin (1)

American Goldfinch

Mammals


Gray Squirrel
Red Squirrel (H)

Groundhog

 

 

 

Butterflies

 

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
Monarch
Spring Azure
Gray Hairstreak

Eastern Tailed Blue

 

 

Some Notable Wildflowers


Flame Azalea
Catawba Rhododendron
Hairy Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus)

Sweet Azalea (Azalea arborescens)