Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, other migrants, Sep. 6, 2013

The radar was lit up with nocturnal migrants again last night. It appears Chimney Rock was the main recipient in the mocosocoBirds area this morning with Empids, Vireos and 14 warbler species (Jeff Ellerbusch, Simon Lane). Here are the highlights:
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Least Flycatcher – 2
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo – 6
Veery, Swainson’s Thrush, Wood Thrush
Cedar Waxwing – 160
Black-and-white Warbler – 12
Tennessee Warbler – 3
Nashville Warbler
Common Yellowthroat – 4
American Redstart – 40
Northern Parula – 3
Magnolia Warbler – 15
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler – 3
Chestnut-sided Warbler – 15
Black-throated Blue Warbler – 10
Black-throated Green Warbler – 15
Canada Warbler – 3
Scarlet Tanager – 4
Baltimore Oriole
A Connecticut Warbler (COWA) was observed at Ann Van Middlesworth Park in Hillsborough Township. The COWA was in the vicinity of the Skate Park (Vicki Schwartz).
A Black-crowned Night-Heron was found at Melanie Lane Wetlands today (Jamie Glydon).

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