A tree grows on a slope north-west of Cedar Hill...
whose berries were ripe for the pickin'.
as a flock of juvenile Cedar Waxwings discovered.
in they flew, out they flew, and now those berries are missin'.
October 1, 2012
PS and here's a list from this morning, sent in by PAT POLLACK:
Before the rain (11:45 am) very birdy in Ramble, Str. Flds, Main. Fld. - more birds than we've had before this fall:
Black Thr. Blues/Greens
Prairie W. (Main. Fld.)
Nashville (Andrew - MF)
Black & White W's
Hooded Warbler (south end of Str. Flds. - seen by others)
Wh. br. Nuthatches
Winter Wren (John Beauchamp)
(Richard's group spent 2 hrs. in Str. Fld and may have had other birds not listed here)