Date: 5/4/18 5:43 pm From: Dan Ezekiel <dan.ezekiel24...> Subject: Re: [birders] Kirtland's warbler photos from Dolph Park on Ann Arbor's west side
I was about to give up when I saw Norka come by in search of the KW. I told her she is so good I knew she would find it for me. Within 5 min., she located it in the middle of the trail ahead of us! What a stunning bird in the bright sunlight, just a few feet away....
Happy Birding, Everyone!
On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 6:54 PM, <ylime...> wrote:
> Thanks to Roger Kuhlman for finding the Kirtland's Warbler (KW) and Mike > Sefton for telling us the bird's location in Dolph Park. After birding at > Dolph all morning, Dea and I were enjoying a sit-down lunch nearby and saw > Mike's message. Leisurely, we returned to Dolph and searched the location. > We relocated the stunning male KW in the brush on a rarely-used trail, and > I snapped photos. A photo is attached and more are at our eBird checklist > online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S45258901. > <https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S45258901> > > Rarely have I experienced such a fallout. Arriving at Dolph at 8:20 am, > Dea and I started up the entrance to Dolph on Parklake Road and notice a > steady stream of birds darting from south to north. We followed them > throughout the park, Dea observing that birds were mostly on the northeast > side of the park, where it was wetter and there was more vegetation. An > awesome day with 18 warblers total on our morning and afternoon lists ... > that's about half of the warblers we can see here in Michigan! > > * * * * * * * * * * * > Karen Markey > <ylime...> > > -- > Birders is a service of the Great Lakes Commission. Visit us at > www.glc.org > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Birders" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to birders+<unsubscribe...> > To post to this group, send email to <birders...> > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/a/ > great-lakes.net/group/birders/. > To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/a/ > great-lakes.net/d/msgid/birders/6edc932f-07a9-4acb- > <b45f-db4dcb823df1...> > <https://groups.google.com/a/great-lakes.net/d/msgid/birders/<6edc932f-07a9-4acb-b45f-db4dcb823df1...>?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> > . > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/a/ > great-lakes.net/d/optout. >