Wednesday 6 March 2019 32 °F
Today was my first day back home in Chicago for a while, and despite being pretty dang cold, I got out and birded the Chicago Riverwalk because I had heard reports of White-winged Scoters being seen on the Main Branch of the river.
RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS were present in good numbers:
Some COMMON MERGANSERS with the RED-BREASTED:
It was great to be back home!
Some common birds of the river — CANADA GOOSE:
And of course, the eight WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS I found on the river were the highlight of my walk and my bird-of-the-day!
World Life List: 970 Species