Friday, April 10, 2015

it has begun

Northern parula warbler

It's April and it has begun! The migratory birds are starting to arrive. The neotropical migrants that spent the last six months in Central and South America. 

Tuesday, on a walk to the mailbox after a rain, I heard a rose-breasted grosbeak and the first wood thrush in the woods that surround my house.

At Ijams, Sammi heard Northern parulas around the parking lot at the Visitor Center. There's also reports of a prothonotary warbler checking out a nest box and ruby-throated hummingbirds in the county, so get those feeders out.


Dorothy said...

Oh my! So beautiful! I keep looking for them to come by here.

Robin Barrow said...

And yet the White-throated Sparrows and Pine Siskins are still here. Strange spring!