[Ontbirds]Pelee Island Migration Report, May 1, 2006

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Mon May 1 16:45:38 EDT 2006


Migrants are trickling back on schedule. Warblers at Fish Point today included
PROTHONOTARY, BLUE-WINGED, AMERICAN REDSTART, CHESTNUT-SIDED, COMMON YELLOWTHROAT,
BLACK-AND-WHITE, BLACKBURNIAN, and BLACK-THROATED GREEN. Also seen were BLUE-HEADED
VIREO, EASTERN KINGBIRD, WATER PIPIT, VIRGINIA RAIL, SORA RAIL, WOOD THRUSH, AND RUDDY
TURNSTONE. Yesterday, the first BALTIMORE ORIOLES appeared, a MARSH WREN and a GLAUCOUS
GULL were reported from the Fish Point tip, and a GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER was banded by
PIBO (Pelee Island Bird Observatory).

Bird hikes begin at the Heritage Centre (across from the West dock) daily at 8 am.
Transportation to Pelee Island can be arranged by calling 1-800-661-2220.

Rob Tymstra
Pelee Island, ON
pimuseum at mnsi.net






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