Crozet, VA 4/24/15

All photos are Marshall Faintich

Walt Childs and I went to Lickinghole Creek and Reservoir this morning to look for warblers. Although we saw 33 avian species there, the only warbler we saw there was a single American Redstart. Highlight was watching a Bald Eagle Circle and then land in its nest.

American Redstart

Bald Eagle

Red-shouldered Hawk

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Solitary and Spotted Sandpipers

Red-breasted Merganser

Northern Mockingbird

We made a quick stop at Mint Springs Park, and added two more species to the trip list.

Yellow-rumped Warbler

I did a quick hike here in Stoney Creek in the afternoon, and saw my second Ameican Redstart of the day.

American Redstart

American Redstart

Carolina Wren

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