Palm Warbler at a Foggy Guild Inn: May 2, 2022

When I first arrived at the Guild Inn this morning, the area was covered in heavy fog.

original Guild Inn
from former Granite Club
from former Bank of Nova Scotia building
from Bank of Toronto
from former Royal Conservatory of Music building
Greek Stage
Greek Stage detail

By 10, it had cleared somewhat and we had a good number of birds including a Palm Warbler.

Palm Warbler

Palm Warblers winter in the southern United States, Central America and the West Indies where they are often seen in palms.

Palm Warbler
Palm Warbler

Other birds:

Mourning Dove
Turkey Vulture
Northern Flicker
Brown-headed Cowbirds
Brown-headed Cowbird (female)
White-throated Sparrow
Double-crested Cormorant
Hairy Woodpecker (male)
Double-crested Cormorant
Red-winged Blackbird (female)
Double-crested Cormorant
Brown Creeper
Double-crested Cormorant
Red-bellied Woodpecker (male)
Northern Flickers mating

Today’s group:


Dancers mimicking grebes


Lo! where the rosy-bosom’d Hours,
Fair Venus’ train appear,
Disclose the long-expecting flowers,
And wake the purple year!                     – Thomas Gray (1716–71)

Miles Hearn

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