[TN-Bird] Radnor Lake Indigo Bunting

  • From: Vikram Chhatre <crypticlineage@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2006 09:15:31 -0500

June 01, 2006
5.30 - 6.15pm

Radnor Lake State Park
Davidson County
Nashville, TN

As I got out of the car in the East parking lot, I was greeted by a 
singing Indigo Bunting.  He kept singing in the same spot for about 5 
minutes, then he left.   Then on the Lake trail, I got my first very 
close look at two Pileated Woodpeckers.  They were pecking just 10 feet 
from me very close to ground.  When I walked up to the dam, there was 
another Indigo Bunting singing at the top of a tree.  What a beautiful 
evening.

I was thinking, Isn't it late in the season to have indigo buntings 
around here?  Are these two birds just hanging around longer, or is it 
normal for them?


Vikram Chhatre
Nashville, TN
Davidson County
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