Chilly, but Magnificent Day on the Parker River NWR
November 6, 2005
of days of southwesterly breezes brought in strays and blow-backs.
of the day was this Sage Thrasher - a second state record
(and the first record was on the refuge too, on October 26, 1965!)-
discovered by Tim Spahr.
I finally saw the bird late in the afternoon in low light.
located a cooperative Ash-throated Flycatcher.
it was sparrow time on the island, including: