The Northern Waterthrush is a large warbler with a long, heavy bill and a flattish head.
Our target species these past weeks were not raptors, waders, or waterfowl, but were, in fact, songbirds, specifically warblers .
Baboons barked an alarm and thereafter bulbuls, warblers , shrikes, robins and other feathered choirs begun to sing.
The highlight of spring migration is without a doubt the return to northern climes of dazzlingly-colored warblers , flycatchers, and tanagers.
Twice a year hundreds of species of migrating birds pass directly over Manhattan Island; white-throated sparrows, magnolia warblers , hawks and herons and swans.
In autumn the mudflats host migrant shorebirds including plovers, yellowlegs, and sandpipers, and warblers are common in woodlands at both ends of the pond.
A drive down a local road flushes out all kinds of sparrows, warblers , and finches.
While song sparrows and yellow warblers , two of the most common cowbird eggs' hosts, are not deep woods birds, these small songbirds are unable to compete with the wildly proliferating numbers of cowbirds.
Use suet or specialty suet cakes with added berries or peanuts to attract woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, Carolina wrens and wintering warblers .
They scan the flocks of seabirds and waders and warblers intently, because they know that, in the midst of a thousand common birds, there may be one rare bird hitching a ride.