Monthly Archives: August 2011

September 2011 Wildlife Notes

Fall migration of land birds includes Red-eyed Vireos, American Redstarts, Black and White Warblers and HermitThrushes all arriving to winter. Fall fishing improves as daytime temperatures lower. Yellow-eyed grasses, Swamp Loosestrife, and other fall wildflowers are in bloom.

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September 2011 Birding Notes

The great Fall movement picks up speed with various species of vireos, warblers and thrushes arriving on their way south. Mixed-flocks are typical occurrences, and identification is sometimes a challenge. Black and white warlbers are noticeable among the crowd in … Continue reading

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August 2011 Wildlife Notes

Wildlife is most active during the cooler hours of morning and evening. Small flocks of blue-winged teal begin to arrive, signaling the beginning of the fall migration. Alligator young hatch and leave the nest, and may be heard “clucking” to … Continue reading

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August 2011 Birding

Fewer songs are heard as most birds have finished nesting. Common nighthawks continue to feed in the skies at dusk. Resident wood duck populations are at their peak with all ages of young present. Some migration is underway with a … Continue reading

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