Kirtland’s Warbler and the excitement of birding

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IMG_5843Kirtland’s Warbler taken May 6, 2019 on the Estuary Trail at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge/Magee Marsh Wildlife Area.

Being relatively new (four years or so; two really active) to birding, there are still a lot of new life birds I see and things that I am learning. Learning is important to me; I wish to always be learning and encountering new experiences. This experience of the Kirtland’s Warbler was an enlightening one.

I was walking the boardwalk during The Biggest Week In American Birding and one of the groups walking by had said that a Kirtland’s Warbler was spotted on the Estuary Trail. Being the Communications Director for Black Swamp Bird Observatory, I had to document that! I followed the group off of the boardwalk, through the parking lot, and down the beach. The Estuary Trail snakes from the Lake Erie beach, down a little path, and down some…

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