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Another oak park bird walk!

Oak Park, IL

sunny 65 °F

Yesterday morning, after a series of bird walks being rained out by this incredibly wet spring, I finally led an Oak Park Bird Walk! Before we get to that though, I must include some pictures of a very quality yard bird that visited two days ago: a YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER!
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The bird walk yesterday was great!

More YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHERS were in the area, including this one:
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RED-EYED VIREO:
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Its considerably less common cousin, the PHILADELPHIA VIREO, was nice to see:
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The poppies in my front yard are blooming beautifully:
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And yet another uncommon vireo species, specifically for this late in migration, was a BLUE-HEADED VIREO:
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TENNESSEE WARBLERS:
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SWAINSON’S THRUSH:
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And a crowd pleaser, the female BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER:
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It was a great walk! Bird-of-the-day to the Philadelphia Vireo for yesterday.

Stay tuned and good birding!
Henry
World Life List: 971 Species

Posted by skwclar 10:19 Archived in USA

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