Morning Flight - 24 September 2014

Wind and clouds and few birds passing by was the status from the Higbee dike this morning. Two non-Morning Flight highlights were a pair of Brant and a Common Loon heading south 200 feet straight over our position. 

Weather and time: cloudy; 60–63 ºF; winds ENE at 10-15 mph; 100% cloud cover; good visibility; 0649 sunrise; 2.25 hours.
       Morning Flight Count totals
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  15
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)  1
Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus)  96     south; at sunrise
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  3
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  7
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  1
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)  2
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)  8
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)  27
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)  1
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)  4
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga castanea/striata)  1
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  1
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)  10
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  1
warbler sp. (Parulinae sp.)  20
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  1
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)  1
Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)  1
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)  1
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  1

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