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New Birds!

We saw 5 new birds on our walk this morning: Summer Tanager Worm-eating Warbler Henslow’s Sparrow Yellow-breasted Chat Yellow-throated Warbler On the 4-mile hike we were impressed that the oak buds have opened giving a green-haze appearance to the woods. … Continue reading

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New Birds!

Four new migrants came in with the rain last night: Kentucky Warbler Common Yellowthroat Blue-winged Warbler (see attached) Worm-eating Warbler All four of them nest here at the PGT. On my morning walk today I identified 48 different kinds of … Continue reading

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird

On a walk this morning I heard the chatter of hummingbirds near the edge of Beaver Lake. As I went to inspect I found them feeding in a patch of Rose Turtlehead. The hummingbirds are starting to migrate south. In … Continue reading

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First Warbler of the Year

Walking along Hiller’s Creek this morning I heard my first Warbler of the year; a Louisiana Waterthrush. They are drab for a Warbler but their loud ringing song is wonderful:

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500 Tennessee Warblers!

Tim Barksdale pointing out another bird at The Point I’ve been birding with Tim Barksdale at the Prairie Garden Trust the last two days and we’ve seen a lot of birds. Here are just a few of the cool warblers … Continue reading

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More Early Migrants

Black-and-White Warbler I heard the first Black-and-White Warbler of the season today. I was taking a walk at The Point. Black-and-White Warbler are one of our most common nesting Warblers. Their behavior is more like a nuthatch than the other … Continue reading

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