Between Thursday, Oct 4 and Sunday, Oct 7 some birding highlights:

Our backyard
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Cooper’s Hawk (in neighborhood)

Blackhawk Springs
2 Magnolia Warblers

Lowden Miller State Forest with Russ Cline
Brown Thrasher
Dark-eyed Junco (first of fall for me)
Eastern Phoebe
Blue-headed Vireo - have seen many in the last couple of weeks
lots of Eastern Towhees
White-throated, Chipping, Song, Field Sparrows (no White-crowned yet)

Rock Cut State Park, Sunday with Jennie and Dakota
Eastern Phoebe
many Eastern Bluebirds
many Cedar Waxwings
many Yellow-rumped Warblers
a few Dark-eyed Juncos

Pierce Lake has been reliable this year for Osprey; we’ve seen one and at times three several times this year.

- Eddie