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Montrose Yet Again!

Chicago, IL

all seasons in one day 64 °F

Today before school I birded Montrose Point with my dear friends Mark and Elly. it was awesome with lots of eye-candy birds!!

Male RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD, first of the year:
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Male BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER — beautiful and another first of the year!
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Male ORCHARD ORIOLE:
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Male YELLOW WARBLER:
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WARBLING VIREO:
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Male BALTIMORE ORIOLE:
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And here’s the female:
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Male SCARLET TANAGER:
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Female BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER:
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SWAINSON’S THRUSH:
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Female CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER:
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WILSON’S WARBLER:
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Female BLACKPOLL WARBLER:
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NASHVILLE WARBLER:
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Bird-of-the-day to the Blackburnian Warbler with runner-up to an unphotographed Golden-winged.

Happy birding!
Henry
World Life List: 940 Species

Posted by skwclar 08:02 Archived in USA

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You photographed so many colorful birds today at Montrose. What time did you arrive there? And what time do you think is the best time to begin your birding day at Montrose? I go around 10:30 and I never see the bevy of birds you see. I think I should be there earlier.

by Joyce

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