Date: 4/8/17 6:08 pm
From: john kendall <in-bird-l...>
Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Northern IN 4/8/17
I travelled up the Kankakee and Tippecanoe River areas and also birded with many birders at Dunes SP hoping for a hawk flight.
There were many flooded fields but relatively few birds.  Migration should catch up the next few days.

Shamrock Sod Farm (flooded stubble frozen)
Tundra Swan (apparent)-1
Mallard-45
Green-winged Teal-12
N Shoveler-44
N Pintail-9
Gadwall-4
Blue-winged Teal-44

Kankakee FWA (LaPorte Co.)
Mallard-23
Green-winged Teal-14
N Shoveler-34
N Pintail-2
Gadwall-2
Blue-winged Teal-52
N Harrier-1
Rough-legged Hawk-1
Merlin-1
L Yellowlegs-12
Gr. Yellowlegs-4
Pectoral Sandpiper-17
Dunlin-1
Sandhill Crane-36

Green Tower (BOP) Dunes SP:
List per Brendan Grube
Also with John Isacoff(Spokane, WA), Brock group, Kristin Stratton, Matt Beatty.

Kankakee Sands FWA
With Brock group searching for Grassland birds. 
Same shorebirds and ducks as Ken's report.
Bald Eagle-2 adults in tree over wet area off 400N/500W. 
Wild Turkey-11

Chapman Lake Kosciusko Co.
N. Rough-winged Swallow-1
Purple Martin-7 (5 more adults arrived today)

John Kendall
Warsaw In 
 
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