A recent spurt of migration activity in our area, due to less favorable wind conditions for the birds, have many birders heading to their favorite spots. Six-Mile Cypress Slough Preserve has had some improvement lately, but Rotary Park in Cape Coral has been drawing the locals.
I followed up at Rotary Park today and had a few good birds, even though many of the migrants seem to have departed last night.
Lots of Palm Warblers are present, are Magnolia, Black-and-White, Northern Parula, American Redstart and Black-throated Blue Warblers. The star of the day was a continuing Gray-cheeked Thrush. Eastern Phoebe, Eastern Wood-Pewee and a Great Crested Flycatcher are present as well. Lots of Gray Catbirds have moved in as well.