11 October 2015 – no casualties, but . . .

there’s a Lincoln’s Sparrow that has been hanging around the north entrance for a few days.  It doesn’t appear trapped in the having-collided sense, but I’m keeping my eye on it.

There was also a Vesper Sparrow on the lawn to the north of the NRC.  I think that’s the first one I’ve found on campus.

10 October 2015 – trapped Nashville Warbler

I found this trapped Nashville Warbler today, chilly in the shade on a cool morning. It didn’t look too strong when I first approached it, but it immediately perked up and flew away when I tried to see if it could perch on a nearby oak branch.

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9 October 2015 – no avian casualties, but bonus Red Bat

I have found Big Brown Bats on campus, but this was my first Red.  Sadly, this male Red Bat was actually a window casualty at the north entrance of the Noble Research Center.  I found it lying with a pool of blood beneath its head.

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