Friday, May 15, 2015

They're Baaack!

Today has been spectacular so far at UW Lakeshore Preserve. There was a giant flock of 130+ swallows over Mendota this morning near the boat launch/out past willow creek sandbar, with the "slam" of species (northern rough-winged, bank, tree, cliff, barn...)

  • yellow
  • magnolia
  • Wilson's
  • Canada
  • northern waterthrush
  • northern parula
  • black-throated green warbler
  • Tennessee
  • Nashville
  • black-and-white
  • yellow-rumped

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Neotropical Migrants!

Today was really our first good "passerine push," which brought several new species to UW-Madison's Lakeshore Nature Preserve (my favorite BIGBY spot). I had my FOY cliff swallow, savannah sparrow, warbling vireo, house wren and Baltimore oriole!