Friday, April 24, 2009

You Gotta Love South Winds

With the south winds last night came many migrant bird species. Over the next 3-4 nights strong south winds are possible so the birding will only get better. While birding in the heat of the day today I had 15 species of warblers among many other migrants. This included excellent looks at many species including Prairie, Hooded, and Blue-winged Warblers.

Here is a pic of one of the many Prairie Warblers.

This weekend I will be doing quite a bit of birding to scout for my upcoming big day in southern Indiana for the Amos Butler Audubon Society. This helps raise awareness as well as money that goes mostly to the conservation of birds. I have never done a southern Indiana big day so it will be quite interesting to see how it goes. I will post more about the birdathon and how you can help in the coming week.

1 comment:

Kelly said...

...good luck on your upcoming big day, and love the photo of your Prairie Warbler. I saw one today also...a very nice bird.