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Mount Soledad Thursday morning

Mount Soledad Thursday morning
By {authorlink} – 10:58 am

Approximately 9 birders attended the morning flight at Mount Soledad on Thursday, from 6-9 AM. Numbers were rather disappointing from what we were hoping for (around 280+), given the weather, but there were enough to keep folks busy identifying the birds on the wing and in actually getting flight-photos of a fair number of them (see eBird reports). Tomorrow morning looks to have reasonable potential as well. Totals this morning of migrants only:
Vaux’s Swift  50
Great Egret  2
Cassin’s Kingbird  1
Western Kingbird  16
Hammond’s Flycatcher  3
Pacific-slope Flycatcher  2
Warbling Vireo  22
PURPLE MARTIN  1  (male)
Cliff Swallow  7
Barn Swallow  2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Chipping Sparrow  1
White-crowned Sparrow  20
Golden-crowned Sparrow  10
Lincoln’s Sparrow  1
Hooded Oriole  3
MacGillivray’s Warbler  3
Nashville Warbler  6
Orange-crowned Warbler  9
Yellow-rumped Warbler  32
Townsend’s Warbler  13
Hermit Warbler  2
Black-throated Gray Warbler  18
Wilson’s Warbler  12
Western Tanager  6
Black-headed Grosbeak  1
Lazuli Bunting  42
–Paul Lehman et al., San Diego