Tuesday Field Notes, Sep. 24, 2013

Migration continues to bring birds through the mocosocoBirds area.

Here are some numbers from this morning at Chimney Rock (Jeff Ellerbusch):
2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2 Swainson’s Thrush
1 Wood Thrush
7 Black-and-white Warbler
1 Tennessee Warbler
6 Common Yellowthroat
5 American Redstart
1 Cape May Warbler
8 Northern Parula
5 Magnolia Warbler
1 Blackburnian Warbler
4 Chestnut-sided Warbler
1 Blackpoll Warbler
5 Black-throated Blue Warbler
1 Pine Warbler
1 Yellow-rumped Warbler
12 Black-throated Green Warbler
1 Canada Warbler
7 White-throated Sparrows
1 Scarlet Tanager
1 Rose-breasted Grosbeak
A late afternoon walk at Troy Meadows (Troy Meadows Rd.) found 4 American Kestrels, 2 Lincoln’s Sparrows and singletons of Nashville and Tennessee Warblers (appropriately next to each other in the same sapling), Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Northern Parula, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler and Palm Warbler.
One juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron continues at Jefferson Road Pond (Julie Buechner). A Solitary Sandpiper, Swainson’s Thrush and Black-throated Blue and Green Warblers were also present.

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