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September 28, 2007 [LINK / comment]
A few more fall warblers
Last night's rain brought markedly cooler temperatures, creating ideal conditions for spotting migratory songbirds. Indeed, I saw two kinds of warblers before I even reached the trail behind the Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad. I was surprised not to see any hummingbirds, which have not shown up at our feeder for the past few days. I did come across several interesting birds, nevertheless, and it was a great morning to get outside. It won't be long before the first winter birds arrive...
- Blackpoll warbler (F/J)
- Red-bellied woodpeckers
- Downy woodpeckers
- White-breasted nuthatch
- Flickers (M, F)
- Magnolia warblers (F/J)
- Black-throated green warblers (M, F/J)
- Blue-headed vireo
- Rose-breasted grosbeak (F)
- "Empid" flycatcher
This female Redstart had to pause while feasting on a tasty insect, giving me time to snap a photo. It was right in our back yard!
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