Date: 5/22/20 2:04 pm
From: Trice Berkley <in-bird-l...>
Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Nice Backyard Count on cloudy afternoon
Upon re-leaving my house on Elkhart's near west side (in city limits) this afternoon, shortly after 1pm, I heard a number of warblers singing, so I decided to investigate further, grabbed the binocs and started scanning the trees. On a quite cloudy and muggy afternoon, I got some very brightly coloured warblers, as well as two (!!) Scarlet Tanagers singing in trees on either end of the property. List is below and on E-Bird (includes flyovers):
Mourning Dove  2
Chimney Swift  1
Killdeer  1
Osprey  1
Cooper's Hawk  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Barn Swallow  3
House Wren  1
European Starling  2
Gray-cheeked Thrush  4
Swainson's Thrush  2
House Sparrow  1
Chipping Sparrow  1
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Tennessee Warbler  2
Nashville Warbler  5
American Redstart  2
Bay-breasted Warbler  6
Blackburnian Warbler  1
Blackpoll Warbler  1
Scarlet Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S69474263




 
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