Migration – Early Arrivals

This is a sampling of the first big wave of migrants and summer residents that arrived in the past 7-10 days. The previous post focused on the Kinglets. This post highlights the variety of birds we are seeing. Piping Plovers are selecting nesting sites and restricted areas have been set up on the beaches toContinue reading “Migration – Early Arrivals”

Migration – Kinglets

There was a big surge in the spring migration this past week, including large flocks of Hermit Thrush, Northern Flicker and Kinglets. The first shorebirds starting arriving as well, including Yellowlegs and Pectoral Sandpiper. Add in the increased activity and vocalization by our resident birds and it made for a very busy week. I’ll startContinue reading “Migration – Kinglets”