Date: 2/26/17 2:33 pm
From: S J <stevejner...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: IBET North Pond, Lincoln Park - 02/26/17
Hi All,
Spent an hour at North Pond this afternoon and had two new species for the year here.
Hooded Merganser - 5M and 2F. Pics at Hooded Merganser Pair

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Hooded Merganser Pair
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Ring-necked Duck - 1F
American Tree Sparrow - 1
Song Sparrow - 1
Red-winged Blackbirds - 11 M on territory
Dark-eyed Junco - 3
House Finch - 1M SInging!!!!
Gold Finches - 7
Downy Woodpecker - 1M 1F
Red bellied Woodpecker - 1
Starlings - 6
House Sparrows - Many
Northern Cardinal 1M
Noticeably absent was the over winter White-breasted Nuthatch.
American Black Duck - 1M 1F
Mallards 23
Canada Geese - 26 Paired off and acting territorial.
Steve JnerCook County 
 
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