Saturday, May 12, 2018

Twin Elm Road

May 12, 2018

It's warbler season, so who could resist an early morning visit to a known hot spot!  We got a good variety including stunning views of a Blackburnian and a western Palm.  We also got another Rusty Blackbird and a Solitary Sandpiper.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Bruce Pit

May 11, 2018

We had cottage friend Colleen for lunch ad then went for a hike around Bruce Pit.  We were not expecting warblers, but we were we wrong. The trees were dripping with them.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Arboretum and Mud Lake with JC Birding

May 9, 2018

On a hot tip, we went to the Arboretum beside Fletcher Wildlife Garden.  The was a Great Horned Owl with owlets.  Great view in the early morning sunshine

There were warblers too and kinglets and sparrows.

We could have stayed much longer, but Mud Lake was awaiting.

A Great Crested Flycatcher was singing as we exited our vehicles.

There was not a lot of variety in warblers to be had; many many Yellows, some Yellow-rumped and American Redstarts.  Pine Warblers were singing, but hard to see, but Barbara got a photo.

Beyond warblers, there were some nice sightings including Baltimore Oriole, Brown Creeper, Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Black-crowned Night-Heron.