Date: 5/9/18 4:00 pm
From: Gisela ZD <giselazd1...>
Subject: [wisb] Warbler wave in Wauwatosa, afternoon of May 9th
I got out to bird along the Menomonee River Parkway in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee
County, when the rain showers ended and before the storm rolled in, so from
3 - 5 pm.
There were so many warblers flitting around and feeding in the treetops, I
couldn't get my binoculars on all of them. Very few warblers were singing
but the orioles and a rose-breasted grosbeak provided a nice soundtrack.

*Warblers*: Blackburnian, Black-and-white, Black-throated green,
Chestnut-sided, Common Yellowthroat, Magnolia, Nashville, Palm (only 1)
Northern Parula, Redstart, Tennessee, Yellow, Yellow-rumped (only 1).
There may have been a Blackpoll and Wilson's but I couldn't get good looks
at them.

My eBird checklist is attached. The counts of chestnut-sided, magnolias
and nashvilles are probably low. There was so much activity it was hard to
know if I was seeing the same birds repeatedly or not.

Wishing you good birding,
Gisela Zelenka-Drysdale
Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County


Menomonee River Parkway--N. Swan Blvd. to W. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, US
May 9, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
0.4 mile(s)
Comments: went out after rain showers ended and before storm rolled in.
Warblers were very active, moving in treetops and feeding.
28 species (+2 other taxa)

Mallard 3
Green Heron 1
gull sp. 2
Mourning Dove 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
Blue-headed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 15
Black-capped Chickadee 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5
American Robin 12
Black-and-white Warbler 3
Tennessee Warbler 2
Nashville Warbler 12
Common Yellowthroat 2
American Redstart 4
Northern Parula 2
Magnolia Warbler 14
Blackburnian Warbler 1
Yellow Warbler 3
Chestnut-sided Warbler 15
Palm Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Black-throated Green Warbler 3
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.) 4 Possible blackpoll and male wilson's.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1
Baltimore Oriole 5
Red-winged Blackbird 20
Common Grackle 11


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