5:25 am: Dew falling rather heavily, no birds calling yet, still dark.
5:28: Rooster calls in distance.
5:31: Raccoon calls about 30 feet to my right.
5:25: Can see mist rising from lake.
5:40: Small flock of unidentified ducks flies overhead.
5:45: Wood thrush gives alarm note.
5:46: Robin gives alarm note, many times.
5:47: Several robins giving alarm.
5:49: Robin alarms dying down, still no singing.
5:50: Wood thrushes giving alarms, Baltimore oriole sings.
5:51: Cardinal starts singing, oriole interjects.
5:52: Blue jay gives alarm note.
5:53: Crow calls.
5:54: Catbird calls, cardinal and oriole only species definitely singing, wood thrush and catbird calling, and crow.
5:56: Mourning dove calls (coo, coo, coo).