Date: 4/3/21 1:34 pm
From: Thomas Wood <tcwood729...>
Subject: [wisb] Re: Yellow-rumped Warbler
Correction- first 2021 warbler sighting. Guess I’m living in the past!
Thomas Wood, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County

> On Apr 3, 2021, at 3:32 PM, Thomas Wood <tcwood729...> wrote:
>
> I saw my FOY Yellow-rumped Warbler today at Veteran’s Park in Milwaukee. It was in a sapling next to the paved trail on the east side of the lagoon, then flew down to the paved trail. Since this is a busy park, it was only a few seconds until a jogger came along, and that was the end of my first 2001 warbler sighting!
> Thomas Wood, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County
>
>
>> On Apr 3, 2021, at 7:30 AM, Bill Volkert <billvolkert11...> wrote:
>>
>> I had my first yellow-rump yesterday. I first identified it by its call
>> notes - the distinct "pttt, pttt" kind of sound. This caught my attention
>> so I started to pish in order to get a look. It flew in briefly, and
>> perched overhead, and headed on although I didn't have my binoculars with
>> me.
>> Later in the afternoon I again heard but did not see it as it moved
>> through the woods. Same bird or another individual - but the first one(s)
>> arrived with more to come very soon - likely with the predicted south winds
>> last night and over the next few days. I always like to hear this call
>> note that is different from other warblers in spring before they begin to
>> sing and again in fall when they are coming through.
>>
>> Bill Volkert
>> FdL Co
>>
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>> Bill Volkert
>> Naturalist
>> www.billvolkert.com
>>
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