The last two weeks have been spotty as far as finding interesting birds is concerned. “Interesting” means migrating, for the most part.
Sparrows are coming through in big numbers, as well as Kinglets and catbirds. Warblers have gotten harder to find , but there’s still a few to be found.
The weather has been unusually mild, and rain has been moderate. A good Nor’easter might bring us some good birds.
Dawn on Whitehall Bay.
I saw 40 or more White Throated Sparrows.
I haven’t seen a Hermit Thrush in a while.
Many Common Yellowthroats are on the move.
This Chipping Sparrow was hanging in the Butterfly Garden at Quiet Waters.
Chipping Sparrows are numerous,.
This Downy Woodpecker was at Quiet Waters.
Catbirds have been hanging out for a month or more.
Large flocks of Ruby Crowned Kinglets are in many places.
A few Golden Crowned Kinglets are often mixed with the Ruby Crowns.
There are always a few Cardinals about.