30 September 2020

It’s happening

Friday, August 29th, 2014
Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 August 2014.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

Busy Friday. Sunny but kind of chilly. Not as windy as yesterday. Yellow-rumps at the summit again. It’s happening. Early migration. The first few nervous birds are fluttering, moving, heading in a more or less southern direction.

Yellow-rumped Warbler, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 August 2014.

Yellow-rumped Warbler.

But tonight, I closed all the windows.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 5:30 p.m., I hiked the open trail.

1. Cedar Waxwing**
2. American Goldfinch
3. Song Sparrow
4. Common Yellowthroat (v)
5. Eastern Towhee (v)
6. Eastern Phoebe
7. Common Raven (v)
8. Gray Catbird (v)
9. Yellow-rumped Warbler
10. Tufted Titmouse**
11. Blue Jay**
12. Downy Woodpecker

Elsewhere

13. American Crow
14. Laughing Gull
15. Herring Gull
16. Rock Pigeon
17. Mourning Dove
18. Black-capped Chickadee
19. Broad-winged Hawk
20. Double-crested Cormorant

v = Voice only
**Voice only elsewhere

 

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