Traill’s Flycatcher - 3
Baltimore Oriole - 3
Indigo Bunting - 3
which lack barbules that hold the feather. See photo:
This feather adaptation allows for the birds
to fly silent at night.
Cuckoos are late spring migrants. Enjoy this Yellow-billed Cuckoo! Remember the wings on the YBCU are rusty colored contrasting with its gray back. This characteristic makes for easy ID when the bird is flying.
Have a great summer and if I have any news about summer banding I will post it here. Take time to help with the Ohio Breeding Bird Atlas if you have not put in some time. It is a worthwhile project.
Bone up on your fall warblers they will be here sooner than later.