Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Highlights: Harris' Sparrow (photo above), Sora, Pacific Loon
There was a lot of songbird activity today. Nine species of Warblers , a nice number this late in the season up here, and nine species of sparrows were seen today. Both Black-billed and Yellow-billed Cuckoo were were also observed. There were lots of Golden-crowned Kinglets roving the Point. Black-backed Woodpecker was observed again, it is now being seen most days.
Feeders: Activity at the feeders is really picking up. Nine species of sparrow have been seen using the feeders in the last two days; Chipping, Clay-colored, Savannah, Fox, Song, Swamp, White-throated, Harris', and White-crowned. An Indigo Bunting has been around for several days and Pine Siskin and Purple Finch numbers continue to grow.

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