Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A Very Birdie Day-September 26, 2012

What a great day for birding. There was action most of the morning. Below is a Red-tailed Hawk in a very awkward stance. Magnolia's were everywhere. We estimated more than 30 Mags. The Mourning Cloak showed off in Bobolink Meadow. The totals included: Canada Geese, Great Blue Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-billed Gull, Monk Parakeet, Chimney Swift (hundreds), Belted Kingfisher (2), Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Empidonax sp, Red-eyed Vireo, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Marsh Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Swainson's Thrush, American Robin, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Tennessee Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Palm Warbler, Bay-breasted Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Black-and-White Warbler, American Redstart, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Common Yellowthroat, Fox Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Nelson's Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow. Over 50 species, a nice day. Seventeen species of warblers.

Okay! What in the World!-9/26/12-HC
Magnolia in Motion 1-9/26/12-HC
Magnolia Warbler in Motion 2-9/26/12-HC
Mourning Cloak in Bobolink Meadow-9/26/12-HC

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