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Re: Wilson's Warbler in Pendleton, SC
- To: Buren Blankenship <email@example.com>, Carolina Birds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Wilson's Warbler in Pendleton, SC
- From: Kate Finlayson <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 13:31:38 -0800 (PST)
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
Made me think of the Wilson's at Crabtree Valley mall
in Raleigh seen before the snow hit. Anybody seen him
--- Buren Blankenship <email@example.com> wrote:
> A male Wilson's Warbler was seen foraging in
> our neighbor's yard
> this morning about 10:45. At 3:15pm the bird is
> still actively foraging
> on the ground and in the pines overhead. This
> beautiful bird has the
> typical markings; yellow underneath, greenish back
> and wings, and the
> very distinctive black cap. Luanne made the initial
> I.D., followed by
> Buren's confirmation after lunch. Our thanks go to
> Sid Gauthreaux and
> Carroll Belser who made a speedy trip over from
> Clemson and confirmed our
> identification. WOW!
> Our immature male rufous hummingbird which
> arrived in mid-October
> left for parts unknown Jan. 6th. We had the pleasure
> of watching him go
> through some of his color changes before he left. He
> enjoyed bathing in a
> fountain on the deck. The frequency of his baths
> increased the week
> before leaving. After enjoying a nest of ruby
> throats last summer, it was
> a unique opportunity to experience a rufous up close
> and in person!
> Our first Wilson's Warbler has been another
> gracious gift!
> Sweetheart Nook in Pendleton is a birder's haven.
> Luanne and Buren Blankenship
> Pendleton, SC (between Clemson and Anderson)
N. Chatham Co.,N.C.
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