American robins and greater sandhill cranes arrive in flocks. Tree swallows are now abundant. Bald eagles are periodically seen in the area. White-throated sparrows can be heard rustling amoung the fallen leaves. Eastern phoebes call from exposed perches. Hermit thrushes frequent the low shrubs. the last of the Fall migrants pass through.
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.