It has been a great day of bird watching in Point Pelee so far. Many migrants flooded into the Park. CUCKOOS, THRUSHES, VIREOS, and many WARBLERS were noted. Up to 25 species of warbler have been noted thus far.A NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was seen at the Tip.
On Woodland Trail a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO was seen along with YELLOW-THROATED VIREO, GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH, and PROTHONOTARY WARBLERS. The trail was very birdy, and a lot of bird song was noted.
In Tilden Woods there were hordes of birds singing as well and many warblers were seen including Canada Warbler, PROTHONOTARY, CAPE MAY, BLACKPOLL, and many TENNESSEEs.
Out at Hillman Shorebird Habitat a BLACK-NECKED STILT was seen.
Chris Earley, Dale Wenger, Dana Latour, Emma Burbidge, Eric Baldo, Gabriel Foley, Jean Iron, Justin Peter, Kyle Horner, Mike Burrell, Mike Kent, Pete Read, Stewart MacDonald, Tim Arthur, William Konze
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