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 An early morning chilly and foggy hike produced a decent influx of migrant nesters like parulas(3),yellow-throated(4) ,Louisana watethrush(3),gnatcatchers this morn along the River  and Grotpeter trails at Castlewood SP.
 2 newly arrived BROAD-WING hawks were steamboat whistling away as the perched in a cottonwood tree
 Sad to report that it looks like one of the red-shoulder hawk nests along the river trail has been abandoned.Saw some fish crows picking through it this morn
 The surprise bird of the morning was a wild turkey.Although common along the Chubb Trail side of Castlewood SP turkeys are way scarce in the main section of the park due to higher pedestrain/bike/dog traffic
 
 - higher numbers of migrating kinglets and brown creepers
-  2 singing hermit thrushes along the Grotpeter trail
 -Found a pair of nesting phoebes
 
 -Mike Brady
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