Had two males in my yard day before yesterday. Have never had them
before. Interesting surprise. Have also had
a House Wren hanging around for several weeks. That's different for
our area, too. I live in Brookfield in a farmland,
open meadow, scrubby area with brooks and ponds. Not too up on what
they prefer. PG
Bryan Pfeiffer wrote:
>My two cents: While someone out there might correct me, and while I,
>am uncomfortable with the notion of an immature Violet-green Swallow
>such great distance from its typical breeding range this time of year, I
>suspect it's not out of the question for some members of that species to
>have begun migration by late July. Sure, I'd suspect an adult. But a
>or a strange Tree Swallow are hardly out of the question.
>In any event, Wayne, I really like the way you portrayed this sighting.
>gives us all some incentive to take a closer look.
>On another (almost forgotten) matter, I heard a Carolina Wren singing at
>Mt. Independence on Wednesday, July 24.
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