Morning Flight - 7 October 2014

It was a very slow morning for songbirds but we are LOOKING GOOD FOR THURSDAY. 

Weather and time: cloudy; 64-67 ºF; winds SW at 8-10 mph; 0% cloud cover; very good visibility; 0701 sunrise; 2.25 hours.

Morning Flight Count totals 
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)  3
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  14     south
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  3
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  7     south
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)  1
Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina)  1
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)  2
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)  4     1 north, 3 south
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  1
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)  1
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)  1

There seems to be a fish and carrion theme to today's shots. Stay back Great Blue Heron, Osprey, and juvenile and adult Turkey Vultures! The Swarovski Optik 2014 Morning Flight season isn't face down in the mud yet! (Photos by: Glen Davis)

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