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I birded the sinkhole trail at Rock Bridge this morning from 11:00-12:30.  
There were 2 groups of birds I encountered - 1 about 100m past the picnic 
table near the beginning and the other where the trail parallels the Devil's 
Icebox boardwalk and starts heading down slope.  Interstingly, these spots 
are the same as the migrant flocks I encountered here last fall.  These 2 
spots were very lively with lots of singing and chipping, while the rest of 
the trail was very quiet.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1 female
Downy Woodpecker - lots
Hairy Woodpecker - 1
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Red-eyed Vireo - several
Yellow-throated Vireo - 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - lots
Blue-winged Warbler - 1
Chestnut-sided Warbler - lots of non-breeding plumaged birds, 1 at 
eye-level!
Blackburnian Warbler - 1 female
Worm-eating Warbler - 1 (a MO 1st for me!)
Am. Redstart - lots
Wilson's Warbler - 1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - 1 female (a MO 1st for me!)



+ the usual suspects: blue jay, chickadee, titmouse, w-b nuthatch, carolina 
wren, cardinal, r-b woodpecker

Jennifer Reidy
Columbia, MO

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