Those Fleeting Spring Migrants
May 15, 2013
Every spring we must make our visits to the great our migrant traps and our favorite birding patch to make sure we tally for our year-list those migrants that don’t nest here in New Jersey. This group includes: Yellow-bellied and Olive-sided Flycatcher, Swainson’s and Gray-cheeked Thrush, Tennessee, Cape May, Palm, Bay-breasted, Blackpoll, Mourning and Wilson’s Warblers. Most of these avian gems are boreal forest nesters in Canada who pass through the Garden State, but are quite ephemeral... Read the full blog post..