Friday, October 02, 2009

Second post for Friday

Blackpoll warbler and Northern flicker

Photos taken Oct 1, 2009 by David Speiser

Yesterday was obviously a great day for fall migration birdwatching. I'm posting Eve Levine's report from eBirds, just in case today's a repeat and some of you want to head for the park:

Wood Duck (1f, Turtle Pond. 1m, Lake.)
Double-crested Cormorant
Red-tailed Hawk
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove (many)
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (1,Upper Lobe.1 Maint. Field.)
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (many)
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker (still many)
Eastern Wood Pewee (1, Locust Grove. 1, Falconer's Hill.)
Eastern Phoebe (several)
Blue Jay
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Winter Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet (many)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (many)
Veery (1)
Gray-cheeked Thrush (1, Summit Rock)
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
American Robin (Ubiquitous)
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher (3)
European Starling
Nashville Warbler (1, Mugger's Woods)
Northern Parula (6+)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (1, Strw. Fields)
Magnolia Warbler (15+)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (4)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (1)
Palm Warbler (3, Sparrow Ridge)
Blackpoll Warber (6+)
Black-and-white Warbler (3+)
American Redstart (1)
Ovenbird (1)
Common Yellowthroat (Many)
Wilson's Warbler (1, Mugger's Woods)
Scarlet Tanager (1, Summit Rock)
Eastern Towhee (Several, Strw. Fields)
Song Sparrow (2)
Swamp Sparrow (1, Strw. Fields)
White-throated Sparrow (Increasing)
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1, Mugger's Woods)
Common Grackle
House Sparrow

And here's one David found and photographed that wasn't on the list: an Indigo Bunting [much drabber in fall plumage]

David Speiser