Monthly Archives: August 2011
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.
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
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