Trip Report
The Triangle 2013-04-17
2013-04-17 15:15 for 90 minutes (hiking) 12 sightings Black Mountain (NHNEJNBM) Jackson, NH (USA) Lat,Long: 44.17485,-71.16952 Map Elevation: 1700 feet
Black Mountain forms a long ridge extending north from Jackson along the east side of the Wildcat River valley. The site is roughly bounded on the west by Carter Notch Rd and on the south by 16B, Wilson Rd and Tin Mt. Elevations range from about 1000' in the valley to 3300' on the northernmost summit. Forest is mostly hardwoods - red oak, red and sugar maples, ash, white birch, beech - on the slopes above the Wildcat with birch, spruce and fir along the crest of the ridge. The forest on and around the south end of the ridge are cut by the slopes and trails of Black Mountain ski area and by residences, farms and pastures. Lower areas along Great Brook are mostly pasture and residences while higher elevations are mostly younger forests regrowing from pastures and clearcuts. Sunny, 53F, northwest breeze. With Susan and Mom & John, walked around the triangle.
Sightings submitted from BirdLog for Android v1.6
Canada Goose 2   Pair on Whitney's pond
Mallard 2   Pair on Whitney's pond
Pileated Woodpecker 1   Near Eric's
Eastern Phoebe 3  
American Crow 6  
Black-capped Chickadee 5  
Red-breasted Nuthatch 1  
White-breasted Nuthatch 3  
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2  
European Starling 18   By Davis's
Dark-eyed Junco 4  
Brown-headed Cowbird 1   Brown head, black body, dark eye - flew into tree by old Davis farm
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