Tuesday 8 May 2018 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:
First-year male ORCHARD ORIOLE:
Male BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER:
Late GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET:
LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH, very cool!!
Male INDIGO BUNTING:
And from Thatcher Woods-
SOLITARY SANDPIPERS abounded in the flooded woodlands:
As did WOOD DUCKS:
Male NASHVILLE WARBLER:
HOUSE WREN in a nesting/roosting cavity:
And a nice YELLOW-THROATED VIREO to end the day:
Bird-of-the-day to the Louisiana Waterthrush with runner-up to the Yellow-throated Vireo.
World Life List: 940 Species