There was a Northern Neck Audubon bird walk on Monday, November 13, between 9:00 am and 1 pm at Kendale Farm in Essex County. It was led by Jeff Wright and the Wellfords. This is a beautiful farm with meadows, fields, woods, salt and fresh water marshes with frontage on Occupacia Creek and the Rappahannock River directly opposite Fones Cliffs.
There were a total of 14 people who traveled the farm by car and foot over 4.5 miles in 4 hours. Sightings include American Black Duck, American Crow, American Robin, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Blue Jay, Brown Thrasher, Canada Goose, Carolina Chickadee, Carolina Wren, Dark-eyed Junco, Eastern Bluebird, Eastern Towhee, hawk sp., Horned Grebe, Killdeer, Mallard, Mourning Dove, Northern Cardinal, Northern Flicker, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Song Sparrow, Tufted Titmouse, Tundra Swan, Turkey Vulture, White-throated Sparrow, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and Yellow-rumped Warbler.