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Re: Mixed flock- N. Chatham county 9/6/ and almost new feeder bird
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- Subject: Re: Mixed flock- N. Chatham county 9/6/ and almost new feeder bird
- From: Kate Finlayson <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2000 06:45:59 -0700 (PDT)
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Great bird yard, Shelley,
Chris and I saw a worm eating warbler and black
throated blue female yesterday, just because we were
checking out the resident hooded doing his thing. And
we got a bonus! Also two ovenbirds appeared on the
forest floor and a female hooded ate some suet!!!
All this from the windows! Kate
--- Psbmt@aol.com wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Noticed some activity in the understory trees
> just outside the living
> room window yesterday AM, saw some Black and White
> Warblers close up, and
> then more birds, so ran and got my binocs. Also saw
> Magnolia Warblers, imm.
> and male, and also male and female Am. Redstarts.
> They hung around at eye
> level for awhile ( the southewest side of our house
> is about 11' above ground
> level), then flew, followed them to west, nw side
> and watched them higher up
> in trees. then they returned to original SW side.
> A few hours later saw
> more male and female Redstarts.
> Also present were Red-eyed Vireos, Blue-gray
> Gnatcatchers, Chimney
> Swifts, and a first fall male Scarlet Tanager eating
> Persimmons on a scraggly
> tree. Had yellow tinges on his dark wings.
> Also saw an imm. Cardinal try to fit a whole
> Persimmon in it's bill,
> then mom flew up and showed him how to take smaller
> A Pileated was hammering away on a branch with
> a young Red-bellied
> almost next to him watching with what seemed much
> Then all of a sudden from out of nowhere it
> seemed, a flock of about 25
> Mourning Doves flushed from the matted down tall
> weeds right under the window
> I was at and flew up and over the house. Was
> startling to see this group
> flying right towards me.
> Turns out a doe had meandered over to where they
> were. Was a very busy yard
> Activity seemed to start around 8/29 in my yard
> with the 1st Bl. and wh.
> Warbler. Also had an unidentified Flycatcher that
> day. And flushed a Barred
> Owl who I must have been almost right next to, saw
> it's back and tail only as
> it flew, then saw him staring at me from a distant
> 9/1 had an imm. Chestnut-sided in the dogwood
> by the screened-porch,
> also 11 ft. above ground level. Have had some of
> the best birds in that
> tree. Have also had male and female Summer Tanagers
> and a Yell-billed Cuckoo.
> Last , but definitely not least, a male Hooded
> Warbler in the drizzle
> on Labor Day spent almost 30 minutes at my feeders.
> Chased a few Goldfinch, T
> itmice... checked out all of the feeders, but only
> drank some rainwater off
> of the Droll-Yankee tube feeder lid. Wished I had
> had some mealworms out,
> would have been interesting to see if he would have
> taked any. Saw the white
> outer tail feathers as he flicked his tail a lot.
> Shelley Theye
> North Chatham County, NC
N. Chatham Co.,N.C.
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