Thursday, September 6, 2007

Highlights:Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Gray-cheeked Thrush

Weather patterns over the last few days have not been very conducive for migration. There was some decent activity today though. Sightings in the woods included Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Gray-cheeked and Swainson's Thrush, Tennessee and Wilson's Warblers, Lincoln's Sparrow and Evening Grosbeak. There were some hawks working the Point including Bald Eagle, Red-shouldered Hawk, and Peregrine Falcon. There was also a Lapland Longspur drinking from Lake Superior (photo above).
Butterflies: Some sightings from the last couple of days: Cabbage White, Checkered White, Clouded Sulphur, American Copper, Variegated Fritillary, American Lady, Red Admiral, Common Buckeye, and Leonard's Skipper.

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