Date: 10/4/17 7:35 pm
From: douglas stotz <dfstotz...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: IBET Grant Park Grumbling
I went out on the Museum Campus at lunchtime. The number of migrants was
not very impressive. But I managed 3 species of thrushes (18 Hermit, 7
Swainson's and 1 Gray-cheeked) and 6 warblers. Yellow-rumped dominated, but
also Palm, Nashville, Tennessee, American Redstart, and best of all a
female Black-throated Blue. Among sparrows, just White-throated and
juncos. The other two birds of interest were both in the trees along the
north edge of Burnham Harbor, a singing Purple Finch, and an adult
Black-crowned Night-Heron.

Douglas Stotz
Conservation Ecologist/Ornithologist
Environmental and Conservation Programs
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: (312)-665-7438
Fax: (312)-665-7433
e-mail: <dstotz...>

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