Date: 6/7/18 6:31 pm From: steve kimbrell <galvmcm...> Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Montrose Wetlands WMA, Jun 6, 2018
Wanted to report the presence of a Willow Flycatcher here, and that it was foraging the weed tops and grasses by hovering in place. Was not as gracefull as a hummingbird but, with obvious effort, could remain in place a short time while harrying the flower and seed clusters.
From: <ebird-checklist...> Montrose Wetlands WMA, Northern section, Randolph, West Virginia, US Jun 6, 2018 7:00 AM - 10:30 AM Protocol: Traveling 1.5 kilometer(s) Comments: Participants: Steve Kimbrell and Mimi Kibler White clouds in blue sky, temp low 60's F. rising to 70 F. with breezes. Bird of note is the Willow Flycatcher which has been observed here in past years. 31 species (+3 other taxa)
Canada Goose X Wood Duck X Mallard X Black Vulture X Turkey Vulture X Buteo sp. X Mourning Dove X Red-bellied Woodpecker X Downy Woodpecker X Willow Flycatcher X White-eyed Vireo X Red-eyed Vireo X Blue Jay X American Crow X Common Raven X swallow sp. X Carolina Wren X American Robin X Gray Catbird X Brown Thrasher X European Starling X Cedar Waxwing X Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush X Common Yellowthroat X American Redstart X Northern Parula X Yellow Warbler X Chestnut-sided Warbler X Song Sparrow X Eastern Towhee X Northern Cardinal X Indigo Bunting X Eastern Meadowlark X Red-winged Blackbird X