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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
>loop
>trail, just north of the first bridge on the North River Trail (along
>the
>river bottomlands).  Ben Douglas and I tried to relocate the bird today
>without success.
>
>After I left today, Ben found the SUMMER TANAGER that has been present
>in
>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
>Hooded
>Warbler and Prothonotary Warbler in the locations at which they have
>bred
>in previous years. I also heard from another birder yesterday who had
>unsuccessful searches of the same locations.  I will continue to check
>for
>these species periodically in the coming weeks and will provide
>updates.
>
>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.
>Migrant
>species included NASHVILLE WARBLER (7+), BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER,
>TENNESSEE
>WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, NORTHERN PARULA, and BLUE-EYED VIREO.
>
>Pete Nichols
>Cottage Grove
>Washington County
>
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