vermivora (from vermis, worm, and vorare, to devour) peregrina (wandering alien)
Saturday, May 10, 1980 — 7:45 am
Conway, Arkansas — Happy Valley
I left the road and headed gingerly into the woods halfway up the hillside, wary about Copperheads. I heard a Tennessee Warbler singing repeatedly. It was quite a while before I spotted it on a perch high up in the oak woods.