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A “Pipitude” at Col. Sam Smith Park: Nov. 22, 2022

Years ago, some intellectuals sat down and came up with collective names for various birds.

Murder of crows

Murmuration of starlings

Kettle of hawks

Incontinence of yellowlegs

I was unable to find what a group of pipits is called so I have given them a name – a Pipitude.

Both morning and afternoon groups saw a pipitude today.

American Pipit
American Pipit
American Pipit
American Pipit before bath
American Pipit before bath
American Pipit bathing
American Pipit bathing
American Pipit after bath
American Pipit
American Pipit
American Pipit
American Pipit

Other birds:

American Wigeons
Northern Cardinal (female)
American Black Duck
Mourning Doves
Cedar Waxwings
Cedar Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing
Long-tailed Duck (female)
White-crowned Sparrow (juvenile)
House Finch (male)
House Finch (male)
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove
Ring-billed Gull
Cooper’s Hawk (juvenile)
Black-capped Chickadee
Cooper’s Hawk (juvenile)
American Robin
American Robin
Downy Woodpecker (female)
Killdeer
Long-tailed Ducks (female)
Red-breasted Merganser (female)
Bufflehead (female)
Bufflehead (male)
American Coots

Mink:

Mink
Mink

Today’s groups:

10am

1pm

FROM SHAKESPEARE

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other name would smell as sweet;

Miles Hearn