Date: 6/8/19 2:21 pm
From: Bill Thurman <bill.masterofmusic...>
Subject: Re: Bewick's Wren at Hindsville
That's fantastic that you heard and saw it. That would be a once in a
lifetime experience for most people.

Bill Thurman

On Sat, Jun 8, 2019, 2:48 PM Joseph Neal <joeneal...> wrote:

> A Bewick’s Wren (brown, eastern form) was at Hindsville in Madison County
> today. Observation occurred when we were driving through Hindsville on our
> way to a field trip on Cave Mountain in Buffalo National River. We were
> slow-driving while preparing to look for Grasshopper Sparrows on the old
> Prairie Township at Hindsville. We heard an unusual distant song. Towhee???
> Vivek Govind Kumar suggested Bewick’s Wren. It took a few minutes to narrow
> down the location, but soon we all had views (besides Vivek, Elizabeth
> Adam, Barry Bennett and I). We stopped by same place on our way back, this
> time with a few more from the field trip. We were given permission to look
> for it in a spot with a bunch of farm machinery. We soon had the bird.
> Everyone got to see and hear it. Once a common Arkansas bird, Bewick's
> Wren has largely disappeared from the state and is now rare in both
> migration and especially in summer.

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