Barbour's Pond

Barbour's Pond
Barbour's Pond - November 11, 2013

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Another Banner Day for Birds




Today is the 3rd day in a row at Garret with great numbers of birds and a few new arrivals. Parula and Prairie Warbler were 2 more Warblers seen today, making 6 total species today. Barbour's Pond and Wilson Ave. were the hotbeds of activity today. 30+ Phoebes, 30+ Palm Warblers and 20+ Pine Warblers were seen on the sunny side of Barbour's Pond this morning. A Parula and a couple of Yellow-rumped Warblers as well as Brown Creepers and both kinglets were seen in the mix. Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers were still seen in good numbers around the park with 4 birds on Wilson Ave., 5 north of the basketball courts, and more in the higher elevations of the park. 20+ were seen again. Hermit Thrush numbers are increasing with at least 10 seen around. Winter Wrens were seen all over the park with at least 15 seen. Creepers numbered 15+ as well. Adult Bald Eagle, 2 Ospreys, Sharpie and Cooper's Hawk was some of the flyovers. Prairie Warbler photos were taken at the base of Wilson Ave.

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