Most of yesterday's big flock disappeared overnight.  However, today there
were still a few migrants of almost every specie seen yesterday.  Roy Book
and Luddy Lambertson birded with us today.  Later we met a trio of birders
from New Smyrna and Courtney Carlson who had brought wife Sue, all hoping to
see the male Golden-Winged Warbler.  Everyone went home happy for this
beautiful bird gave us many close eye-level views, seemingly oblivious to
all of us watching.

13 Warbler species:

1 Golden-Winged (male)
1 Magnolia
1 Tennessee
1 Common Yellowthroat
2 Chestnut-Sided
3 Worm-Eating
3 N. Parula
3 Black-Throated Blue
3 Amer. Redstart
4 Cape May (males & females)
4 Yellow-Throated
5 Ovenbird
8 Black & White


8 Red-Eyed Vireo
1 White-Eyed Vireo
3 Painted Bunting (male & 2 females perched on utility wires)
2 Blue Grosbeak (male & female perched on utility wires)
1 Swainson's Thrush (seen by the New Smyrna group)
1 Belted Kingfisher
1 Sharp-Shinned Hawk

Shirley & Bill Hills
Melbourne Village

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