Date: 7/31/20 4:56 pm
From: Rosemary Seidler <rseidler...>
Subject: [LABIRD-L] Fall migration
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LOS Weekly Fall Migration Post for the First Week of August from John Dillon.

Blue-winged Teal - first slight uptick in nos.

Northern Bobwhite - should become silent by now and be much more difficult to find throughout the rest of the year.

Wild Turkey - become much less frequent but average count nos. begin to increase now through end of year.

Groove-billed Ani - a handful of records for 1st two weeks of August

Ruby-throated Hummingbird - nos. could triple between now and end of the month

Rufous Hummingbird - first few return this week; slight increases throughout month.

Upland Sandpiper - actually start with small nos. in July, but first noticeable nos. this week through most of Sept.

Bairdís Sandpiper - returns and migrates through early Oct.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - returns and migrates through early Oct.

Wilsonís Phalarope - returns and migrates through Sept in much lower nos. than spring.

Swallow-tailed Kite - begin to leave and are gone by the end of the month.

Peregrine Falcon - the first few indvs return but noticeable nos not until Sept.

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher - now through mid-Oct.

Alder Flycatcher - now through Sept.

Least Flycatcher - nos. begin in late July but increase now and surge last week in Aug.

Purple Martin - most left in late July; only small numbers until gone.

Bank Swallow - small nos. but biggest surge in last week of Aug.

Marsh Wren - absolute lowest nos. all year throughout Aug.

House Finch - highest freq. of the year this week and next week

Bachmanís Sparrow - detections plummet until spring.

Eastern Meadlowlark - lowest nos. all year now through Sept.

Orchard Oriole - seen infrequently throughout Aug. but when seen, seen in highest numbers of the year.

Yellow Warbler - begins last week of July; peaks last week of Aug.

Rosemary Seidler
Shreveport, LA

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