Mead Gardens, 5/10/2012

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I went to Mead Gardens yesterday morning for about an hour before work. It was pretty slow--I saw several Common Yellowthroats, along with the usual Mockingbirds, House Finches, Great Crested Flycatchers, Carolina Wrens and Cardinals.  As I was getting ready to leave, though, things started to get good.  In a tree by the lake, there were several American Redstarts and a Magnolia Warbler becoming very active.  It would have been nice to see what else may have come around, but I had to content myself with that Magnolia Warbler.  Not a bad morning, though, if you ask me.

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Monarch Butterfly
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Magnolia Warbler
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Common Yellowthroat
Here's a list of the 25 species I found this morning between around 8am and 9am:

Wood Duck 2
Wood Stork 1
Great Blue Heron 1
Great Egret 1
Turkey Vulture 1
Osprey 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Mourning Dove 3
Chimney Swift 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 3
Blue Jay 2
Fish Crow X
Carolina Wren 3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Northern Mockingbird 5
Common Yellowthroat 5
American Redstart 3
Northern Parula 2
Magnolia Warbler 1
Northern Cardinal 6
Common Grackle X
House Finch 2