A positive correlation with width that approached significance (P < 0.1) was noted for Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea), Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbuld), Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea), and Louisiana Waterthrush
In short order, we found yellow-throated vireo, ovenbird, and Louisiana waterthrush
, and then pushed on to our weirdest stop of the day: the National Zoo.
Prairie, pine, yellowthroat, northern waterthrush
, redstart and parula warblers accompanied veery, catbirds and an unprecedented number of rose-breasted grosbeaks.
Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), a Partners in Flight priority species, was less abundant (P < 0.05) in areas adjacent to harvest, and three other species--hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina), yellow-throated vireo (Vireo flavifrons), and Louisiana waterthrush
(Seiurus motacilla)--also were far less abundant.
Featured are cardinal, turtle, otter, fox, raccoon, deer, duck, bobcat, rabbit, skunk, flying squirrel, waterthrush
, and black bear babies.
I was on St Mary's in Scilly last September to coincide with a glut of recent American arrivals and, surprisingly, one of those, a Northern Waterthrush
, is still being seen now.
For example, Kramer Preserve supported both mesic, upland-associated species, such as the wood thrush and scarlet tanager, and also floodplain-associated species, such as the Louisiana waterthrush
(Seiurus aurocapillus) and Northern parula (Parula Americana).
, red-naped sapsucker, white-headed woodpecker ...
Only the feral dog and a few avian species [e.g., dickcissel (Spiza americana) and the common grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)] plotted high on both DCA axes I and II, showing association with small sites without pools or significant woody vegetat ion (Figure 4).The region of the DCA plane defined by low values of DCA I and II corresponded to larger, brushy sites with permanent pools that were speciose, being populated by reptiles [e.g., mud turtle (Kinostemon subrubrum) and skinks (Eumeces spp.)], birds [e.g., Louisiana waterthrush
(Seiurus motacilla) and white-eyed vireo (Vireo griscus)], and numerous amphibians [e.g., tree frogs (Hyla spp.) and toads (Bufo spp)].
Why it is declining at rates exceeding 3 percent per year is not known for sure, but other species that share its breeding habitat, like the wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus), and Louisiana waterthrush
(Seiurus motacilla), are declining as well.
Can you hear a northern waterthrush
? Look at the greenbacks flying into campgrounds, gas stations, hotels, and restaurants along New York State's Seaway Trail, a National Scenic Byway.