|The workbook I wrote for the class and other field sketching supplies are ready to be packed up.|
...because they are exhausted from their long flights from their wintering grounds in South America, and they need to rest up before crossing Lake Erie on the final leg of their journey northward to their summer breeding grounds. The trees literally drip with warblers, and they are often at eye level instead of high in the treetop canopies. Click here for a must-read article titled "Magee; Anatomy of a Migrant Hotspot," by Kenn Kaufman. It's on the American Birding Association blog, and it explains everything going on at this birding hotspot.
|A female Canada Warbler is giving some unsuspecting insect the eye.|
|Female Canada Warbler|
The large, bight eye ring stands out so well on Canada Warblers and adds to their charm.
|...the yellow lines above the nose on a Canada Warbler create a nice pattern.|
|...now to pack the car!|
I will be blogging about the Biggest Week over the next few weeks. The birds, the people, the events...everything about the Biggest Week is amazing!