September 7th Bird Walk
43 people joined Leigh Surdowski of the Monticello Bird Club on Saturday, September 27th for the first Saturday bird walk. The morning was clear and the temperatures were in the low 70s. 27 species were found including: Canada Goose, Great Blue Heron, Mourning Dove, Chimney Swift, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, White-eyed Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Bluejay, Carolina Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, House Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Robin, Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Cedar Waxwing, Nashville Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Cardinal, Indigo Bunting, and Goldfinch. Thank you to Doug Rogers for sharing the photograph and to the MBC for being such a welcoming group for birders of all skill levels and experience.