Date: 5/20/20 8:05 am
From: Betsy Kane (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Blackpoll Warbler in Raleigh on Saturday
That's interesting. I also heard one in my neighborhood in Little
Washington on Saturday afternoon. Within a block of the north side of the
Pamlico River. Scattered tall trees and open yards in the historic

I used to hear one every May when I worked at home from an apartment in
downtown Raleigh and had my office window open, which looked over a large
area with mature hardwood trees in a lawn. It would sing there for several
days in May, multiple years in a row, and that's how I learned the
Blackpoll Warbler.

Betsy Kane
Washington, N.C.

On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 10:15 AM oksanaduck <carolinabirds...> wrote:

> Saturday afternoon I saw my first ever Blackpoll Warbler sitting in the
> shadow of our car on the driveway. It was hot that day and he looked
> exhausted and seemed to be panting. After reading about their usually
> non-stop 1,800 mile migration to Canada from Puerto Rico or northern South
> America, I understood why he looked that way! It gave me the opportunity
> to get a good picture! I didn't see him again after those few minutes.
> Patty Tice
> Raleigh NC
> Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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