6 warblers at Bond Park

I birded from first light til 8:15 (had to get to work) in the south end of the
park. Light rain the first hour kept the individual numbers low, but I did ID 6
warblers: black-throated blue, ovenbird, black-and-white, Northern parula, pine,
and blue-winged (a life bird). Of those, I actually saw only 1, the BTBW.
Location information below. The blue-winged was the last bird for the day and I
had to scamper off to make a conference call, so I couldn’t stay to search for
the bird. That will have to wait for another day.

Eddie Owens
Cary NC

Location:    Bond Park
Observation date:    4/22/11
Notes:    Light rain during the 1st hour.
Number of species:    34

Canada Goose    2
Mallard    2
Mourning Dove    2
Red-bellied Woodpecker    3
Downy Woodpecker    1
Great Crested Flycatcher    3
Red-eyed Vireo    3
Blue Jay    4
American Crow    2
Fish Crow    2
Carolina Chickadee    2
Tufted Titmouse    4
White-breasted Nuthatch    1
Carolina Wren    8
House Wren    1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher    3
Eastern Bluebird    1
Wood Thrush    2
American Robin    5
Gray Catbird    1
Brown Thrasher    1
Cedar Waxwing    3
Blue-winged Warbler    1    heard only, near bridge #2.
Northern Parula    1 along Black Creek Greenway
Black-throated Blue Warbler    1    Singing male in cedar tree near creek
about 25 yards from where the Black Creek Greenway exits the east boundary of
the park.
Pine Warbler    1 along Black Creek Greenway
Black-and-white Warbler    1    heard only, near bridge #2.
Ovenbird    1 loud bird along Black Creek Greenway
Eastern Towhee    1
Chipping Sparrow    2
White-throated Sparrow    2
Northern Cardinal    15
Brown-headed Cowbird    2
American Goldfinch    5


About birdingatbond

I love birding! And I live near Fred G. Bond Metro Park in Cary, NC.
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