Summer tanager present @ 1050 north end of Prarie loop approx .4 miles south of the park boundary/ 50th (straight @ 1st fork). Calling from slope on west side then flew over prairie loop trail and called from east side. Happy birding. Liz
On May 9, 2015 8:20:54 PM CDT, Peter Nichols <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Yesterday, Brian Byrne and I found a singing CERULEAN WARBLER at Afton
>State Park (Washington County). The bird was along the first ravine
>trail, just north of the first bridge on the North River Trail (along
>river bottomlands). Ben Douglas and I tried to relocate the bird today
>After I left today, Ben found the SUMMER TANAGER that has been present
>previous years. He reported the bird from the northern portion of the
>Trout Brook Loop.
>Both days, my birding buddies and I had unsuccessful searches for
>Warbler and Prothonotary Warbler in the locations at which they have
>in previous years. I also heard from another birder yesterday who had
>unsuccessful searches of the same locations. I will continue to check
>these species periodically in the coming weeks and will provide
>Other species seen and/or heard today in Ben's and my combined outing
>included the usual Afton SP breeders: WOOD THRUSH, OVENBIRD (10+),
>BLUE-WINGED WARBLER (7-8), EASTERN TOWHEE (7-8), a few YELLOW-THROATED
>VIREOS, a singing SCARLET TANAGER, and YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER.
>species included NASHVILLE WARBLER (7+), BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER,
>WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, NORTHERN PARULA, and BLUE-EYED VIREO.
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