December Birding Notes

Sheila’s Birding Notes for December

Wading birds and ducks are typical bird-types encountered in the wet areas. Gray catbirds call from thickets, and ruby-crowned kinglets fuss from the trees. A vermilion flycatcher may be here for one of its irregular Winter vacations. American kestrels are stationed at their territories in the surrounding countryside. Common yellowthroats provide a dash of color. Late weeks have American robins being the most numerous area bird.

Sheila Willis is a Native American naturalist who grew up around the Okefenokee Swamp and is currently writing a Birding Guide to the Greater Okefenokee Area. Sheila was kind enough to share here Birding Calendar with us.

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