Rockfish Valley Trail 8/30/11

All photos are Marshall Faintich

Once again, 22 species seems to be the magic number. Spent a couple of hours on the trail this morning. There were lots of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and lots of Indigo Buntings. These species must be on the move. There also were hundreds of small fish in the upstream Rockfish River.

This morning's list:

Eastern Bluebird
Indigo Bunting
American Crow
Field Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Wood-Pewee
American Goldfinch
Cedar Waxwing
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Rock Pigeon
Carolina Wren
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture
White-eyed Vireo
Tufted Titmouse
Great Blue Heron
Pileated Woodpecker
Belted Kingfisher
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Juvenile male Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Female Belted Kingfisher

White-eyed Vireo

Great Blue Heron


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