American Robins and greater sandhill cranes arrive in flocks. Tree swallows are now abundant. Bald eagles are periodically seen in the area. White-throated sparrows can be heard rustling among the fallen leaves. Eastern phoebes call from exposed perches. Hermit thrushes frequent the low shrubs. The last of the Fall migrants pass through.
*Sheila Willis is a Native American Naturalist who grew up around the Okefenokee Swamp and is currently writing a Birding Guide to the Greater Okefenokee Area. Sheila was kind enough to share her Birding Calendar with us.