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NEW YORKS OLDEST U-PICK ORCHARD, SINCE 1905  |  WE GROW FOOD TO BUILD COMMUNITY

BIRDING AT THE ORCHARD

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This year, we're opening the orchard and additional acreage to our birdwatching friends. I photographed this black-and -white warbler and Eastern Towhee this morning. The rare blue-winged warbler was photographed by Todd Scheurmann on Global Big Day, May 8th.

UPDATE Global Big Day, 5-8-21

For you e-birders,
you can see our big day checklist and the route we took:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S87433532

For my more casual birder friends,
here's our list of 40 species:

Canada goose

Mallard

Ruby-throated hummingbird

Turkey vulture

Red-tailed hawk

Yellow-bellied sapsucker

Red-bellied woodpecker

Downy woodpecker

Hairy woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Eastern phoebe

Eastern kingbird

Warbling vireo

Blue jay

Common raven

Tufted titmouse

Barn swallow

White breasted nuthatch

European starling

Gray catbird

Eastern bluebird

Veery

American robin

House sparrow

Field sparrow

White-throated sparrow

Song sparrow

Eastern towhee

Baltimore oriole

Red-winged blackbird

Ovenbird

Blue-winged warbler

Black-and-white warbler

Common yellowthroat

American redstart

Magnolia warbler

Chestnut-sided warbler

Black-throated green warbler

Northern cardinal

Rose-breasted grosbeak

-Tim Achor-Hoch, friend of the orchard