Rockfish Valley Trail 9/16/11

All photos are Marshall Faintich

Although I logged 27 species on the trail this morning, there just wasn't the same level of avian activity that I saw two days ago. A cold front moved into the area, and it was 20 degrees cooler today than yesterday. A thin layer of clouds covered the sky, and it seemed that most of the birds were hunkered down until it got warmer. There was more activity at 9:00 than when I arrived at 8:30.

Eastern Bluebird
Indigo Bunting
American Crow
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Rock Pigeon
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
White-eyed Vireo
Magnolia Warbler
American Redstart
Carolina Wren
Carolina Chickadee
Red-shouldered Hawk
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Blue Jay
Scarlet Tanager
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
American Goldfinch
Cedar Waxwing
Belted Kingfisher

Magnolia Warbler

American Redstart

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