Bird Walk at Windmill Point

On Saturday, November 25, the Northern Neck Audubon Society conducted a bird walk at Windmill Point led by Jeff Wright. Windmill Point is in the easternmost part of Lancaster County and juts out into the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Rappahannock River. The weather was sunny, 44- 54 degrees F with a gentle moderate wind and good visibility. The walk began at 9 a.m. on Windmill Point Beach.  The group of 17 walked 1.2 miles along the shoreline of the beach, down Windmill Point Road to the bridge and along the water at Windmill Point Marina.

The following birds were seen on the walk and reported by Jeff on eBird: American Crow, Brown Pelican, Bufflehead, Canada Goose, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, gull sp., Hermit Thrush, Herring Gull, Hooded Merganser, Mourning Dove, Northern Mockingbird, Ring-billed Gull, tern sp., Turkey Vulture, and White-throated Sparrow.