Yellow Warbler: Ralph Hocken Photo.
The Wednesday Bird Walk went to the Beaver Ponds in Nanoose Bay. Twelve birders found forty-four species of birds during a foggy spring morning. Among the highlights was the sighting of a Cassin's Vireo on a tree not far from us just as we were leaving the trail. He had serenaded us all morning, but we had not been able to see him until then. Hutton's Vireos and several Warbling Vireos sang all morning as well. We saw seven species of Warblers including:Orange-crowned Warblers, a Yellow Warbler, twelve flycatching Yellow-rumped Warblers, a Black-throated Gray Warbler, several Townsend's Warblers, a Common Yellowthroat and many Wilson's Warblers.