Saturday, September 13, 2008

Highlights: Lark Sparrow
Yesterday's Lark Sparrow was seen briefly again this morning by a visiting birder, but not relocated after that. Warbler activity was good with 17 species seen including; Orange-crowned, Cape May, Blackburnian, Blackpoll, and Wilson's. Firsts for the season where Philadelphia Vireo, Dark-eyed Junco and Lincoln's Sparrow. Palm Warbler, Golden-crowned Kinglet, White-throated Sparrow, and Pine Siskin numbers are on the increase. Other sightings included; Least Flycatcher, Winter Wren, Veery, Swainson's and Gray-cheeked Thrush, Clay-colored and Savannah Sparrows.
Brown Creeper

Philadelphia Vireo

Yellow Warbler

Palm Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Butterflies: The first Common Buckeye of the season was found today, and a Pink-edged Sulphur was also seen. Cabbage Whites are being seen daily.
Common Buckeye

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