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Montrose and Thatcher

Chicago, IL

sunny 79 °F

Yesterday, May 7, in the morning I visited Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary before school and Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve after!

Male BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER:
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First-year male ORCHARD ORIOLE:
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Male BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER:
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Late GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET:
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LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH, very cool!!
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LINCOLN’S SPARROW:
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ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER:
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Male INDIGO BUNTING:
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TENNESSEE WARBLER:
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GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH:
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And from Thatcher Woods-

SOLITARY SANDPIPERS abounded in the flooded woodlands:
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As did WOOD DUCKS:
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Male NASHVILLE WARBLER:
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HOUSE WREN in a nesting/roosting cavity:
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White-tailed Deer:
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And a nice YELLOW-THROATED VIREO to end the day:
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Bird-of-the-day to the Louisiana Waterthrush with runner-up to the Yellow-throated Vireo.

Good birding!
Henry
World Life List: 940 Species

Posted by skwclar 14:29 Archived in USA

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Love the house wren in the tree cavity. So cute!

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