Bob Yukich lead our April 29th walk at Colonel Samuel Smith Park. Strong northerly winds overnight resulted in few new spring migrants in the park. Many of the migrants in the park were in survival mode: sheltering from the wind and trying to find food wherever they could. This produced several large flocks of swallows huddling on the ground. We missed many of the species typical at this time of year, but still managed to find a total of 53 species.
Here’s the full list of what we saw: