Blue Ridge Parkway
South of Asheville, NC

Monday, June 4, 2012


Birds seen and heard

(H) = Heard only





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


Gray Squirrel
Red Squirrel (H)







Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
Spring Azure
Gray Hairstreak

Eastern Tailed Blue



Some Notable Wildflowers

Flame Azalea
Catawba Rhododendron
Hairy Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus)

Sweet Azalea (Azalea arborescens)