Saturday, May 1, 2010

Listing of May Migrants

This is more of an information dump than a regular blog posting.  This list is from Point Pelee's Website.

Regarding the Yellow Warbler: "A bit of feathered sunshine. In his plumes dwells the gold of the sun. In his voice, his brightness and good cheer." – Frank Chapman 1907.

Early (before the 7th)
Lincoln's Sparrow
Northern Parula
Black Scoter (rare)
Magnolia Warbler
Least Sandpiper
Surf Scoter(rare)
Black-bellied Plover
Short-billed Dowitcher
Cape May Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Wilson's Phalarope (rare)
Black Tern
Blackburnian Warbler
Eastern Kingbird
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Prairie Warbler (rare)
Least Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Common Yellowthroat
Orchard Oriole
Yellow-breasted Chat
Red-eyed Vireo
Swainson's Thrush
Hooded Warbler (rare)
Warbling Vireo
Northern Oriole
Gray-cheeked Thrush
American Redstart
Yellow-throated Vireo
Golden-winged Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Indigo Bunting
White-crowned Sparrow
Tennessee Warbler
Scarlet Tanager
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Mid-May (after the 7th)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Least Bittern
Semipalmated Plover
Ruddy Turnstone
Eastern Wood-pewee
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Sedge Wren
Philadelphia Vireo
Common Nighthawk
Prothonotary Warbler (rare)
Willow Flycatcher
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Blackpoll Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Black-billed Cuckoo
Chuck-will's-widow (rare)
Wilson's Warbler
Canada Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Alder Flycatcher
* most numerous between May 18th and 23rd

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