Rockfish Valley Trail, VA 5/6/15

All photos are Marshall Faintich

I went to the trail for an early afternoon hike, and ended up with 26 avian species there. Some of the best birds were Green Heron, Orchard Oriole, Red-eyed and White-eyed Vireos, Indigo Bunting, and Blue Grosbeak. Blue Grosbeaks usually nest along Reids Creeek, and it was good to see one there today. I saw and heard only one warbler species there this afternoon: Common Yellowthroat.


Green Heron


Orchard Oriole


Red-eyed Vireo


White-eyed Vireo


Indigo Bunting


Female Blue Grosbeak


Common Yellowthroat


Brown Thrasher


Eastern Meadowlark



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