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Family Reunion!

Lake Geneva, WI

semi-overcast 70 °F

The Griffin family reunion brought us up to Lake Geneva, WI for a great day of hanging with family! I did, however, see some birds along the way so read on-
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The highlight of a day was taking a boat tour around Lake Geneva.
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Some of the houses were disgustingly huge (yes, single-family summer houses):
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The high point of the boat ride for me was at the end when I got great views of a BLACK TERN flying around, hunting the waters of Lake Geneva! Too cool! By far the best looks I have ever gotten of this species.
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Later, from my aunt’s deck I spotted a number of birds including this male BALTIMORE ORIOLE:
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Some BROAD-WINGED HAWKS, very nice to see:
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TURKEY VULTURE:
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AMERICAN GOLDFINCH:
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And a male RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD:
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It was a wonderful day with family, and birds! Bird-of-the-day to the Black Tern with runner-up to the Broad-winged Hawks.

Stay tuned, tomorrow I am flying out to Chautauqua, NY for seven weeks of music camp!

Good birding,
Henry
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Posted by skwclar 19:20 Archived in USA

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