The sighting of the Terek Sandpiper that I wrote about in yesterday’s blog post kind of overshadowed everything else I did that day. Today I wanted to write about my trip to Burrage Pond WMA to look for both birds and many other things as well.
I arrived at Burrage Pond at around 6:30 AM on Sunday. Almost as soon as I stepped out fo the car, I heard the chorus of birds that I have grown used to at Burrage. As I began walking, I listened to the energetic songs of the House Wrens and Northern Cardinals giving me hope for the rest of the walk. Although they were wonderful to listen to, these birds were not the reason I visited Burrage. At that point, my Bio Blitz was still on, and I was doing everything I could to get as many species as possible.
It seemed that the…
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