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Jacumba: Baltimore Oriole, Acorn Wood., and misc migrants

A very early morning drive on Friday over to Jacumba was first highlighted by my 5AM passing of the Kitchen Creek Road exit, where my car thermometer read 32 degrees on May 24th. Jacumba was 42 degrees at dawn. The best bird there was an adult male Baltimore Oriole. A slightly wayward Acorn Woodpecker was seen, as was a perhaps slightly late Northern Flicker, continuing good numbers (14+) of Lawrence's Goldfinches, but only a very few remaining (4) Tricolored Blackbirds. Other migrants and miscellaneous species for late spring included:

White-winged Dove: 2

Lesser Nighthawk: 1

Nuttall's Woodpecker: 4 (active nest)

Oak Titmouse: 1

W. Wood-Pewee: 5

Willow Flycatcher: 2

Pacific-slope Flycatcher: 2

Warbling Vireo: 2

Swainson's Thrush: 11

Cedar Waxwing: 12

Scott's Oriole: 1 (singing male)

Yellow Warbler: 12

Wilson's Warbler: 2

Western Tanager: 18

Black-headed Grosbeak: 5

–Paul Lehman, San Diego
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