• May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

    12 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    May migration is legendary. It's when Biggest Week happens, in many places, the fifth month is when it gets truly warm, when we can forget about winter. For myself and surely thousands of other birders, May is when I saw my first of many birds. Niagara Falls State Park, right above the cataracts, is where I used to bike to on May days to see dozens of fantastic chestnut Bay-breasted Warblers whispering from the canopy, American Redstarts and Tennessee Warblers and Nashville Warblers filling the woods with song. An Eastern Wood-Pewee sallying from a branch, compared to flashy Scarlet...
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