Birding at Grindstone has been a little slow since early September, but was pretty good this past weekend.
 
Grindstone Nature Area, Columbia, 9-25-10, 7:15-8:30 AM
Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 1
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Wood-Pewee, 1
White-eyed Vireo, 3 or 4, singing
Yellow-throated Vireo, 1, singing
PHILADELPHIA VIREO, 1
Red-eyed Vireo, 1
Blue Jay
Black-capped Chickadee
Carolina Wren, singing
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Cedar Waxwing, lots
Tennessee Warbler, 1 or 2
Nashville Warbler, 2 or 3
Prairie Warbler, 1, singing
Common Yellowthroat, 1, singing
Several other warblers were seen but not identified
Northern Cardinal, lots
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, 1
Indigo Bunting, 2
American Goldfinch
 
Grindstone Nature Area, Columbia, 9-26-10, 9:00-10:30 AM
Turkey Vulture, 2
Red-tailed Hawk, 1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 1
Red-bellied woodpecker, 1
Downy Woodpecker, 2
Northern Flicker, lots, flocking
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-throated Vireo, 1, singing
Blue-headed Vireo, 1
PHILADELPHIA VIREO, 1
Blue Jay, many
Black-capped Chickadee
Carolina Wren, singing
Sedge Wren, 2 or 3
American Robin, lots, flocking
Cedar Waxwing, lots
Tennessee Warbler, 3 or 4
Orange-crowned Warbler, 1
Nashville Warbler, 3 or 4
Northern Parula, 1
Summer Tanager, 1 female
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, 1
Indigo Bunting, 2 female
American Goldfinch


Joe LaFleur
Columbia, MO
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