Well it was bit more chilly than we expected, but we still had a terrific time on a bird walk given by Ruth Stewart, an avid local birder and great teacher on how to get the most out of a bird walk.
Since it is migrating season, we were hoping to see/hear wood warblers… and while we didn’t see many, we did get a few very nice birds - and for me, they were life birds as I’ve never really been out looking for them before.
In the warbler we family we saw
Black-throated Green Warbler - the first sighting of the day
Blackburnian Warbler (sighted in binos by some… not all)
Pine warbler (seen by some)
Ovenbird (heard - repeatedly)
Here is a list other birds that were sighted or heard during our walk
And for a few minutes, a lovely winter wren gave its song.
This was a terrific event and one that we hope to let you in on whenever we hear about them. There’s really nothing like a good pair of binoculars, a guide book and some time to really enjoy the wildlife that is all around us, if we’d only just look for it.