This will be a quick and happy tale.
I was at work in New Jersey. An email went out over the listservs that Eric Miller had found a Golden-winged Warbler at Crocheron Park in Queens. I got out of a work a bit early and drove to Crocheron Park. After about a forty-minute vigil the bird showed. Whoo-hoo!
These after-work, good wood-warblers in Queens could get habit-forming.
This Golden-winged Warbler was interesting both because of their rarity in Queens (only the second I have ever seen in the borough) and because it only sang its alternate song. It put on a show for the gathered birders in a big oak tree, never coming very low but none of us were complaining. After all, Golden-winged Warbler!
Wait, where did it go?
Oh, there it is!
eating a caterpillar
What a bird!
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