1015Birding Piute Meadows
- Aug 4 8:51 PMA banner day for warblers and vireos was had this morning at Woolstaff
Meadow and Mack Meadow in the Piutes.
As part of a forest service project, I have been birding the Piute Mountain
meadows. This morning was pretty exceptional and I saw briefly what looked
like a Blackpoll Warbler, but it moved so quickly I couldn't get another
look to confirm.
I saw 8 species of warbler, Orange-crowned, Wilson's, Hermit, Yellow-rumped,
MacGillivray's, Nashville, Townsend's, and Black-throated Gray. Four species
of vireo, Cassin's, Hutton's, Warbling, and RED-EYED.
All told I had 43 species at Woolstaff Meadow alone, not bad for a quiet
sagebrush meadow. Most of the activity was along the creek just below the
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