Sunday, September 04, 2011

Five Faithful Friends Find Fulfillment

An American Redstart dines on a fly
photo by MURRAY HEAD -- 9/4/11 [today!]

A ten-Warbler morning in the Ramble!

Observers: Alice Deutsch, Sally Weiner, Susan Schulz, Kathleen Howley and I (Ardith Bondi)

Mostly in The Ramble:

Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Warbling Vireo (a couple)
Red-eyed Vireo (several)
Blue Jay
American Crow
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird (young bird by the foot path north of Tanner Spring)
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing (including a few immatures)
Yellow Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler (we missed the BTG, but it was reliably
reported by a number of people)
Blackburnian Warbler (Oven)
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Waterthrush (Laupot)
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
White-throated Sparrow (1)
Northern Cardinal (still some young ones around)
Common Grackle
Baltimore Oriole (first fall male)
House Finch
House Sparrow

PS Sorry about the alliteration...
PPS Thanks, Ardith, and thanks eBirds