Date: 5/19/17 7:50 am From: Fawn Bowden <fawnda10...> Subject: [ia-bird] Re: Terry Trueblood- Johnson County
Stopped by briefly this morning.......all the nice shorebird habitat is under water :/ There were only a couple peeps there and duck.
On Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 12:40:28 PM UTC-5, Fawn Bowden wrote: > > The last two mornings have yielded a nice variety and number of > shorebirds. > > Today there were 4 male *Wilson's Phaloropes* (fun to watch their > spinning)*, a Short-billed Dowitcher, Semipalmated Plovers & Sandpipers, > White-rumped Sandpipers, Leasts, and Pectoral Sandpipers*. There is also > a *Willow Flycatcher, Eastern Kingbird and Orioles* who likes to hang out > at the top of the trail down to the mudflats. The Orioles love eating the > Honey Locust blossoms there. An *Osprey* was fishing above the lake > today. In the wooded area, many *Indigo Buntings* are singing and > foraging. > > Fawn Bowden > Riverside, IA > > >