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With sample sizes so small, any repeat of the same species in a week looks like a pattern. Here’s what eBird reveals about Clay-colored Sparrow migration this spring:
February 2012 records:
Yep, it sure looks like Clay-colored Sparrow migration kicked in this month, with birds passing right through Stillwater.
Lots of migrants, but no casualties this morning.
I found a fledgling Mourning Dove on the ground in a corner of the NRC this morning, and managed to herd it out away from that spot. The bird was alert and able to fly and didn’t look to me to be suffering any effects from a window collision, if indeed it had one at all.