Date: 5/6/19 5:42 am From: Tyler M. Harms <tyharms...> Subject: [ia-bird] Central Iowa migrants
I was drawn to the trees in our backyard for 20 minutes this morning before work after hearing my FOY Backpoll Warbler singing from our oak. Present with him was a couple Nashville, Yellow-rumped, Yellow, and Black-and-White Warblers as well as an American Redstart and Blue-headed Vireo. I also saw the first Ruby-throated Hummingbird in the yard. And I added a new yard bird to top it off...oddly, a Red-headed Woodpecker was calling and working the linden in our neighbor's yard.
Lastly, the Northern Parula has returned to the usual spot near my office in Ledges State Park.
A fun way to finish off a great weekend of birding with friends in SE Iowa. Many thanks to all those who assisted with organizing a fantastic IOU Spring Meeting!