Common Raven at Kitt Creek

Keith J. and I birded at Kitt Creek lake and beaver impoundment. On the east side, next to Kitt Creek Rd., we saw and heard a C. raven flying toward us. The bird’s wedge-shaped tail was visible, and the bird was quite vocal. It flew from the direction of the Cicso building across the road and landed out of sight in the direction of the impoundment. We could hear it croaking from there. We did not see it again.
The water in the impoundment was way down and the beaver dam was still cut through. The swamp sparrows seemed to be less secretive than usual, affording us good long looks at them.
Location:    Kitt Creek lake and wetlands
Observation date:    2/12/11
Number of species:    34

Canada Goose    2
Mallard    10
Bufflehead    2
Hooded Merganser    6
Great Blue Heron    2
Turkey Vulture    1
Red-tailed Hawk    1
Ring-billed Gull    1
Mourning Dove    2
Red-bellied Woodpecker    2
Downy Woodpecker    1
Hairy Woodpecker    1
Northern Flicker    3
Blue Jay    3
American Crow    2
Fish Crow    1
Common Raven    1
Carolina Chickadee    6
Tufted Titmouse    6
White-breasted Nuthatch    1
Brown-headed Nuthatch    3
Carolina Wren    3
Eastern Bluebird    2
American Robin    10
Northern Mockingbird    1
Eastern Towhee    2
Field Sparrow    11
Song Sparrow    16
Swamp Sparrow    2
White-throated Sparrow    1
Dark-eyed Junco    12
Northern Cardinal    4
Common Grackle    1
American Goldfinch    1

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About birdingatbond

I love birding! And I live near Fred G. Bond Metro Park in Cary, NC.
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