I stopped at a few places along the lake yesterday, including Lions Den, the old Squires Golf Course, and Harrington Beach. None of the spots produced anything too special, but each had a decent number of birds. I was able to find one Nashville Warbler at Lions Den. The Squires had very typical species for this time of year. A female Bufflehead was hanging out with about twenty Mallards in a small pond. I was very surprised to see this diver on such a small body of water. It quickly flushed, however, as the flock flew toward the lake. The coolest bird I saw all day was at Harrington Beach. Along the paved path where it passes closest to the beach, I was sitting at a picnic table scanning a flock of mixed sparrows and found a OREGON Dark-eyed Junco. Although I had never seen this sub-species before, it was obviously different than the other juncos with the dark black head, brown back and buffy sides. I only saw it for about ten seconds as it flew into the forest with its buddies, and I could not relocate it. Also at Harrington Beach I saw a female Pileated Woodpecker. Eastern Phoebes and Hermit Thrushes were by far the most common species I saw on the day... after the chickadees of course. #################### You received this email because you are subscribed to the Wisconsin Birding Network (Wisbirdn). To UNSUBSCRIBE or SUBSCRIBE, use the Wisbirdn web interface at: http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn. To set DIGEST or VACATION modes, use the Wisbirdn web interface at: http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn. Visit Wisbirdn ARCHIVES at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/wisbirdn.