Date: 4/1/17 4:14 pm From: Kenneth J. Brock <kj.brock...> Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] NW Ind (1-Apr-17)
Today (1-Apr-17) Kim Ehn, Jeff McCoy, Kristin Stratton, and I birded a number of northwestern Indiana sites.
It was very enjoyable to again see the sunshine.
—NEW VISITOR CENTER Eastern Towhee,1 singing
—MICHIGAN CITY HARBOR
Horned Grebe,3 in molt
—GREEN TOWER SITE (met Brendan Grube)
There was little longshore movement, but we logged some nice birds. Brendan will post a full list
—OLD VISITOR CENTER
—REYNOLDS CREEK G.H.A.
Sandhill Crane,27 on the ground
Black-capped Chickadee,1 !
American Tree Sparrow,20
Western Meadowlark,1 singing- continuing
—OLD SHAMROCK TURF FARM
Lapland Longspur,85- single flock
—KANKAKEE FWA (LaPorte Co side) Met John Kendall
Great Blue Heron,1
Northern Harrier,1 male
Rough-legged Hawk,1- dark imm
Dunlin,2- basic plumage
Canvasback,2 a pair
Osprey,2 – adult on nest platform
Bald Eagle,4- 2 adults, a 3rd cycle, and a 2nd cycle
—S. LAPORTE CO 800E- n. of 525 S
Horned Grebe,1 in molt