Glenn Coady continued a long-standing tradition of leading our September Bird Walk at Colonel Samuel Smith Park on the 9th. It was a beautiful sunny day, which usually isn’t great weather for finding a lot of birds. We covered a lot of ground in two hours. There wasn’t anything out of the ordinary on the lake, but there were lots of cryptic fall warblers flitting about in the trees inland. We managed to find 8 warbler species, but there were almost certainly more to be found for anyone willing to put in the time to find them. It was also nice to see good numbers of Monarch butterflies tis year.
Here is a full list of the sightings for the walk: