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After 3 good birding days due to high winds and showers, the expected happened --- the weather turned calm and sunny with a resulting exodus of migrants overnight from Turkey Creek. Except for the usual wintering migrants and some birds in the fields, a walk through the hammocks turned up nothing --- a back-to-normal condition for this time of year.

7 warbler species:
12  Pine
4  Yellow-Rumped
2  Yellow-Throated
1  Am. Redstart (a pathetic bird with no tail)
1  Palm
1  Common Yellowthroat
1  Prairie (the only surprise of the morning)

Other Migrants:
9  BGG
6  House Wren
4  Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
4  Blue Grosbeak
2  Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
1  Painted Bunting (female)
1  Kestrel
1  Cooper's Hawk

Shirley and Bill Hills
Melbourne Village