Sunday, September 11, 2005

A Few More Sunday Sightings

Taking advantage of the beautiful weather, I took another walk tonight, this time around the neighborhood of Capitol Hill. There appears to be a roost of chimney swifts somewhere around the corner of Massachusetts Ave and 3rd St, NE. I have been seeing large flocks of swifts there, but I have not located which building houses their roost yet. Later on, just around sunset, I saw about a dozen common nighthawks hunting over Lincoln Park. Both species are migrating through our area at present. Nighthawks are probably at the end of their peak movement, but swifts should stick around for another month or so.