[TN-Bird] Connecticut Warbler at Shelby Bottoms

  • From: Frank Fekel <fekel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 19 May 2016 13:16:12 -0500

Shelby Bottoms
Nashville, Davidson Co., TN
2016 May 19
7-9 am

After being out of commission for the heart of migration the past several weeks, I finally got healthy enough to begin birding this
past Monday, and so the search was on for my yearly Connecticut
and Mourning Warblers. This week I've been flip-flopping between
Radnor Lake and Shelby Bottoms, and today was another visit to Shelby.

On the paved walking trail that parallels the Cumberland River I
walked about 150 yards past the the deck that overlooks the river
when I heard a singing CANADA WARBLER in deep cover. I stopped and
spent some time looking for the bird but had no luck. However, the
stop was very fortuitous as perhaps 5 minutes after I began looking
for the CANADA, a CONNECTICUT WARBLER decided to chime in and
sang 3 or 4 times right in the same area and perhaps 25 feet in
front of me. With a bit of work I got to see him, watched him
sing briefly, and a bit later saw him spend a minute or so preening.
An hour later, without finding a Mourning, I returned to the CANADA
spot, saw the CANADA briefly, and heard the CONNECTICUT sing once.
Ten minutes later, with no additional song, I left the area.

Frank Fekel
Bellevue, TN
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