Monday, June 16, 2008

June 14 - Sterling Forest

With a desire to see the ever rarer Golden-Winged Warbler, this morning I made a visit to Sterling Forest in Tuxedo Park, NY. Within a few minutes hike from the parking lot and up the southern hill I was able to hear the singing male:

What a spectacular looking bird. It was harassed most of the time by the usurping Blue-Winged Warbler, to which this species appears to be losing its battle against.