killing a Blue Jay
With the warm weather and clear skies, activity at the waterbird count, hawk count, and woods picked up significantly. Diversity in the woods was good today, with the first nice mix of warblers.
Number of species at the point today(including counts): 66
Highlights: Ruffed Grouse, American Woodcock, Bonaparte's Gulls, Caspian Tern, Blue-headed Vireos, Bank Swallows, many Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, many American Pipits, Lincoln's Sparrow, Snow Bunting, and Evening Grosbeaks.
Warbler species(10): Orange-crowned-4, Nashville-8, Yellow-2, Magnolia-1, Cape May-3, Yellow-rumped-93, Black-throated Green-8, Pine-1, Palm-2, and Black-and-white-1.