Today (15-Apr-2017) John Cassady, Randy Pals, Lynn Vernon, and I birded a number of northwest Indiana sites. Jeff McCoy joined us after the Green Tower.
It was unseasonably warm (84ºF) with powerful (30+ knot) southerly winds. During the afternoon the wind seriously interfered with our birding.
—DUNES S.P. GREEN TOWER (with Brendan Grube, Brad Bumgardner, and others)
Brendan has posted a complete list on eBird, but we especially enjoyed the Broad-winged Hawks and Orange-crowned Warbler.
—S. LaPORTE COUNTY CR 1400S (this is the site that Bob Huguenard reported from yesterday)
Northern Shoveler, 12
—KANKAKEE FWA (LaPorte Co- met John Felton)
American Golden-Plover,248- 10% were in molt
—RAMSEY LANDING (s. Porter Co on Kankakee River)
Great shorebird habitat, but virtually no birds.