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Migration heating up!
by Curtis Smalling

Latest Update: August 26, 2014

Black-and-whites are still moving around a bit. Photo by Don Mullaney
We will have our regular Wednesday walk this week on August 27th. Migration is heating up as a few true migrants are showing up like a Yellow-throated Warbler at VCCP last Sunday, Mississippi Kites down at Old Fort, first Tennessee Warblers of the year, and an uptick in hawks like Cooper's and Sharp-shinned.

For more information on birds in the High Country call the Watauga Birding Hotline at 828-265-0198. Also visit www.ncaudubon.org, www.carolinabirdclub.org and visit the Audubon North Carolina blog at http://ncaudubonblog.org/blog/ and the High Country Audubon website at www.highcountryaudubon.org

Mississippi Kites have been huting over the fields at Old Fort on Interstate 40 last week. Photo by Don Mullaney

Tennessee Warblers will pick up soon as the first are showing up now. Photo by Don Mullaney

Chestnut-sided Warblers are now in there fall plumage causing confusion! Photo by Don Mullaney