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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary this morning was very "birdy" lots of birds easily
spotted. Great morning. Species seen: Anhingas, Black and Turkey Vultures,
Osprey, many Red-shouldered Hawk, Limpkin (screaming very noisily), Mourning
Doves, Chimney Swifts (many were seen flying overhead), Ruby-throated
Hummingbirds (a pair), Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers,
Downy Woodpeckers, Pileated Woodpeckers, Great Crested Flycatchers, Carolina
Wren (many seen), Gray Catbirds, Northern Mockingbirds, Blue-gray
Gnatcatchers, Tufted Titmouse, Blue Jay, White-eyed, Yellow-throated,
Blue-headed and Red-eyed Vireos, Northern Parula, Yellow-throated, Prairie
and Black-and-white Warblers, American Redstart, Ovenbird, Louisiana
Waterthrush (2 or 3), Common Yellowthroat, Hooded Warbler, Northern Cardinal,
Red-winged Blackbird. There are a lot of wildflowers in bloom, including a
field of yellow Tickseed, which made a strikingly beautiful scene, Queen
Butterflies, Zebra Longwing and Black and Giant Swallowtail Butterflies were
also admired.

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