Just some quick photos of some of the birds that we typically see during the month of October. These are a sure sign winter is not too far away.
One of the shy sparrows that we get once in a while is the Lincoln's Sparrow. Below I also ran into a young Swamp Sparrow. Notice the pointy tail feathers.
It won't be long before another season is over but as long as the weather cooperates, it's worth a shot to unfurl those nets!
Here is a shot of the fall colors at our banding site:
As promised, a list of birds banded on Saturday:
Ruby-crowned Kinglet -1
Black-capped Chickadee - 2 (3 retraps)
Dark-eyed Junco - 10
Hermit Thrush - 3
White-breasted Nuthatch - 4
White-throated Sparrow - 2
Northern Cardinal - 2
American Robin - 3
Common Grackle -1