Bird #158 — Blackpoll Warbler

dendroica (from dendron, tree, and oikein, to dwell) striata (striped)

Wednesday, May 21, 1980 — 2:05 pm

Barrington, Illinois — Crabtree Nature Center

In front of the visitor center at Crabtree, there is a large meadow leading down to Sulky Pond.  In this meadow, there are four or five large oak trees, widely separated from each other.  I was walking along the path toward Crabtree Lake when I noticed some warblers moving about the branches of one of these trees. This Blackpoll Warbler was one of them.

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