Date: 4/21/19 4:19 pm From: Neil Bernstein <tornataornata...> Subject: [ia-bird] Re: Hickory Hill Park, Johnson Co.
Hi James, My UI bird class also saw a Blue-winged Warbler foraging entirely on the ground at a park near Clariton last weekend. I was taken back by the fact that it was always on the ground. Neil Bernstein
On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2:10:52 PM UTC-5, jamesgattu wrote: > > the Hermit Thrushes seem to have mostly gone, from 50 the other day i > noticed only a few. noteworthy were five Winter Wrens. Yellow-rumps were > still fairly common, although fewer than yesterday. > > i saw a Brown Creeper fly to a small hackberry tree followed by something > yellow. when i got my glasses on it, i was surprised to see a Blue-winged > Warbler. i observed it for about ten minutes. it never left the ground, > foraging in the dead leaves. i suppose it wouldn't be that early for Lee > Co., but it seems early for these parts. > > james huntington > iowa city >