Thursday, August 30, 2012

Very Slow Fall Migration August 29, 2012

Although migration seems to be slow, we had some nice views of a Red-breasted Nuthatch (perhaps 5 sightings today), hawks including Red-tailed, Cooper's, a likely Sharpshin and a possible Red-shouldered. A few Swainson's Thrushes were observed along with close looks at a first year male Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Raccoon tracks were found in the Rose Garden and a nice White-tailed Dragonfly in Bob-O-Link Meadow. 

Back view of a Cooper's Hawk in the Rose Garden-8/29/12-HC
A Red-tailed Hawk in the Magic Tree-8/29/12-HC
Red-breasted Nuthatch-8/29/12-HC
Rose-breasted Grosbeak-8/29/12-HC
1st year male Ruby-throated Hummingbird-8/29/12-HC
Raccoon Prints in Rose Garden-8/29/12-HC

White-tailed Dragonfly-8/29/12-HC

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