Let’s get right to it. Last Sunday during my Big Day I had some of my all-time best looks and photos of a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO. Yesterday was no different with a BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO with one seen and two others heard on the day. Even in the poor light the one I watched sat like cuckoos will. So I stood and watched back.
One of the Black-billed Cuckoo called a couple of times, once doing the low “cuckle” call as I call it. Cool times.
And for fun here is last week’s Yellow-billed on the left and this week’s Black-billed on the right.
The day started off well with Mike and I at Northwest Park in Greenwood. The first bird on the day was a GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER that would never stop long enough for a photo.
At Atterbury we picked up some FOS species.
And in the afternoon after Mike had departed I saw a few more FOY including the before mentioned Black-billed Cuckoo.
You can tell it’s that time of year as I continue to see 10 or so FOY species each weekend.