Migrant Bonanza at Greenbury Point.

I had a couple of decent hours in when I ran into Dan Haas, premiere birder, and we hooked up for a further tour of the area.  He was successful in attracting many additional birds, and we were both got lucky in that so many birds were in the area.

I started with a very early Cape May Warbler. This is a bird I only see during migration, and it’s very attractive. Other warblers  were in abundance, and we found a Yellow Throated Vireo, a bird I’ve seen only once before. A Least Flycatcher was a lifer for me.

I ended up with about 40 species on this very rewarding day.

Possum Point 208

Possum Point 207

Self Portrait.

Possum Point 203

Possum Point Dawn.

Flycatcher 2020-4

There were many Flycatchers in the area.

Least Flycatcher 2020-1Yellow Throated Vireo 2020-2

Yellow Throated Vireo 2020-1

I would have liked better light for this Yellow Throated Vireo.

Black and White Warbler 2020-3 Black and White Warbler 2020-2

Black and White Warbler 2020-4

The Black and White Warbler is a favorite of all.

Cape May Warbler 2020-3

There were several Cape May Warblers foraging in the bushes.

Marsh Wren 2020-1

This is a Marsh Wren Dan was able to tease out with a recording.

Common Yellowthroat 2020-5

Common Yellowthroats seem to breed in the area.

Red Eyed Vireo 2020-3

I don’t see Red Eyed Vireos as often as I used to.

Ruby Throated Hummingbird 2020-1

A late juvenile Ruby Throated hummingbird.

Chickadee 2020-4

Several Carolina Chickadees were playing in the foliage.

Black Throated Green Warbler 2020-3

Black Throated Green Warbler 2020-4

Several Black Throated Green Warblers showed themselves.

House Wren 2020-2

We saw several House Wrens.

Magnolia warbler 2020-1

This is a Magnolia Warbler.

Northern Parula 2020-11 Northern Parula 2020-10 Northern Parula 2020-9

Northern Parula 2020-12

Northern Parulas are colorful even in the Fall.

Osprey 2020-226

A late Osprey had a successful fishing trip.

Indigo Bunting

This is a female Indigo Bunting.

Cape May Warbler 2020-1

A very nice Cape May Warbler.

Cape May Warbler 2020-2

Cardinal 2020-7

Cardinal 2020-8

I liked the colors on this female Cardinal.

2 thoughts on “Migrant Bonanza at Greenbury Point.

  1. Wow!!! A bonanza is right!! Too bad I’m in NH or I’d head over there tomorrow! Thrilled for you!!!

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