Monthly Archives: September 2010

Confusing Fall Warbler

At long last, I ran into some migrating warblers today as I neared the end of my 3 hour walk. The black-and-white warbler looked rather sporty to me with such sharp contrasts between its colors. The American redstart was a … Continue reading

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Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

Today was my first birding venture to Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary, NC, and I will definitely return to scour this park for more birds. I began at 7am from the Ritter Park side of the preserve and drove the short distance … Continue reading

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Barred owl and Sharp-shinned hawk

Last evening I took a birding stroll around Bond Lake and encountered a number of birds including a hairy woodpecker and a barred owl, both in the same location. Actually, thanks to a passerby, I saw the owl. I was … Continue reading

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Summer tanagers

How I managed to go all summer without seeing a summer tanager at Bond Park, I don’t know.  But that changed yesterday with a late afternoon walk. It was about dusk near the amphitheatre in the interior part of those … Continue reading

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