Archive | May 16, 2011

Mud Lake Migrants

After a gorgeous, sunny Saturday the clouds and cool weather returned on Sunday. I decided to head out to Mud Lake anyway, as birders were reporting an increased number of warbler species and I was eager to see some new ones. I started the morning off with a walk at Sarsaparilla Trail where I found three Pied-billed Grebes and my first Great Crested Flycatchers (2) of the year. I also saw a couple of Yellow-rumped Warblers and heard a Common Yellowthroat, a Rose-breasted Grosbeak and a couple of White-throated Sparrows singing. It was an excellent start to the day.

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