Saturday, March 31, 2007

Hoist The Flag, Open The Starting Gate-Migration Begins!

Friday morning marked the beginning of the 2007 neotropical migration at First Landing. At last! Before the nets were fully open at dawn, a Louisiana Waterthrush flew in for a visit. On the next run, a Sharp-shinned Hawk hit the twine. (Accipiters, such as Sharpies often "accompany" passerine migrants.) It was a modest beginning, but a beginning it is.

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