Morning Flight – 17 September 2014

Weather and time: sunny and clear; 58–63 ºF; winds ENE at 8-10 mph; 5% cloud cover; very good visibility; 0642 sunrise; 2.25 hours.
       Morning Flight Count totals 
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)  1
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  5
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)  5
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)  5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  7
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  1
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  2
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  5
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  55
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  9
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  11
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)  19
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)  33
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)  2
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)  2
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)  1
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)  10
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga castanea/striata)  4
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  6
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)  15
Prairie Warbler (Setophaga discolor)  1
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)  1
warbler sp. (Parulinae sp.)  31
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)  3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)  1
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)  1
Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)  31
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)  3
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)  1
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  1

Today's full list can be viewed at:
What's the ID on this one? I'll drop a hint, it rhymes with frowny hoodpecker.

Northern Flicker is the only woodpecker that passes Morning Flight in large numbers

Photos by: Glen Davis

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