30 June 2022

Autumn Sparrows

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Autumn Song Sparrow, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 September 2016.

Autumn Song Sparrow.

Flocks of sparrows were flitting about the raggedy fields and trail edges of Beech Hill when Jack and I hiked there this morning—and Yellow-rumped Warblers flitted and chased through the blue, near-cloudless skies.

Beech Hill List
Beginning at 8:15 a.m., I hiked the open trail.

Chase of the Yellow-rumped Warblers, Beech Hill Preserve, Rockport, Maine, 29 September 2016.

Chase of the Yellow-rumped Warblers.

1. American Robin (v)
2. Golden-crowned Kinglet (v)
3. Black-capped Chickadee**
4. Yellow-rumped Warbler
5. Blue Jay
6. Song Sparrow
7. American Goldfinch
8. Northern Flicker (v)
9. American Crow*
10. Savannah Sparrow
11. Eastern Towhee (v)
12. Merlin
13. Gray Catbird (v)
14. White-breasted Nuthatch (v)

Elsewhere

15. Mourning Dove
16. Rock Pigeon
17. Herring Gull
18. House Sparrow

v = Voice only
*Also elsewhere
**Voice only elsewhere

 

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