Two days ago I slunk through bushes, wiggled through brambles and
slogged through mud for quite a while chasing what I was absolutely
sure was an Alder Flycatcher - and it turned out to be a chickadee.
I'd never heard them making that noise before.
On Mar 18, 2012, at 8:34 PM, Will Raup wrote:
> I'd bet against an Alder Flycatcher. They are still mostly in
> South America, if not starting to make their way into Central
> America. Remember, Neo-tropical migrants don't care how warm it is
> in March in Vermont or New York, they will return when they are
> supposed to, about 6 weeks from now. They only flycatcher that
> should be around right now is Eastern Phoebe, which does have an
> alternate song that can sound similar to an Alder Flycatcher.
> Will Raup
> Albany, NY