Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Magee Bird Trail had a good variety of birds...

A cold front came in during the night so I was expecting some additional birds. As I am always reminded, I cannot predict the volume of birds in the fall. I can say there are a good variety of birds around NW Ohio. The Magee Bird Trail has had a good variety of species as well. There is no need to stay home. It is a beautiful day and the birds are around.

Today we netted 29 new birds with 12 recaptures. A Magnolia Warbler and a couple Swainson’s Thrush were among the recaptures. Gray Catbirds added to the recaptures but it always seems they stick around for a lengthy time in the fall. Nine warbler species were captured (Black and White, Nashville, Black-throated Blue, Blackpoll, Magnolia, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Northern Waterthrush, and Ovenbird). A new species for the fall was a couple Gray-cheeked Thrushes. They will be here in good numbers in the next couple weeks.

Enjoy the beauty of the season!

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