[Ontbirds] Gnatcatchers, Chippin Sparrow, Nashville Warbler--Thickson's April 20/04

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Tue Apr 20 15:02:06 EDT 2004

The warblers are coming. Between 9 and 10AM the sunny tops of cottonwood
trees yielded some good birds in Thickson's Woods. Notables that were
reported were several Pine Warblers, 2 Nashville Warblers, 1 Blue-headed
Vireo, many Yellow-rumped Warblers & Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, and, at
various spots throughout the woods--3 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, 2 Brown
Thrashers, 1 Chipping Sparrow, 1 Veery, several Winter Wrens along with
another 30 or more species of songbirds.
Unconfirmed report of a Marsh Wren --Corbett's Creek area.

Thickson's Woods is accessed from Hy.401 at Thickson Rd. in southwest
Whitby-- south to a road, north of the lakefront, that leads down along the
north edge of the woodlot.

Doug Lockrey, Whitby ON

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