Point Pelee National Park of Canada
Monthly Summaries of Autumn Migrants
October is essentially the end of the migration for most insectivorous birds such as flycatchers, swallows, thrushes, vireos and warblers.
Arrivals expected during the first half of October include:
During the second half of October the following are to be expected:
By mid-October, both ruby-crowned and golden-crowned kinglets are the most numerous land birds in Pelee's woodlands. During late October, black-capped chickadees may appear in numbers, and in exceptional years may appear by the thousands.