Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Great birds

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Joe DiCostanzo [] reports on today's birds:

I was in the Ramble from 7 am to 11:30 am leading two AMNH groups. The weather was cool and overcast most of the time. Highlights for the two walks were:

Great Egret(Upper Lobe)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (the Lake)
Blue-headed Vireo (west of Azalea Pond)
Warbling Vireo (singing, Hernshead)
Barn Swallow (5, the Lake and Turtle Pond)
House Wren (singing in a number of places)
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Upper Lobe)
Ruby-crowneed Kinglet (1-5)
Yellow Warbler (heard at east end of Turtle Pond)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (west side of Tupelo Meadow)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (everywhere)
Palm Warbler (scattered individuals)
Black-and-white Warbler (scattered individuals)
Northern Waterthrush (Upper Lobe)
Eastern Towhee (calling birds all over Ramble)
Chipping Sparrow (Maintenance Meadow)
Swamp Sparrow (Azalea Pond)
Brown-headed Cowbird (various places)