New species: Bonelli's Warbler, Coal Tit, Crested Tit, Crossbill, Hawfinch, Jay, Mistle Thrush, Nuthatch, Orphean Warbler, Redstart, Short-toed Treecreeper, Subalpine Warbler, and Woodlark.
Friday - Scorchio, but misty as well. Home from home in a nice reed bed. 41 captures. New species: Reed Warbler!
Saturday - Mucho Scorchio, a somewhat warmer 42 degrees in an orange orchard. 126 captures, no new species, but we're not complaining. And the oranges were to die for.
|Western Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis)|
(Ooh! I've just discovered this was a birding tick as well as a ringing tick, all the Orphean Warblers I'd seen before were Eastern (Sylvia crassirostris)