Date: 5/5/18 3:33 pm
From: Rena Cohen <rena1729...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: IBET 28+ Red-headed Woodpeckers at Fort Sheridan (which is closed)
Brian Smith and I did the spring count at Fort Sheridan and Wadsworth today.. Highlight was a remarkable 28 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS at Fort Sheridan (!).. Other highlights included 18 SOLITARY SANDPIPERS, 11 FIELD SPARROWS and 2 AMERICAN KESTRELS at Fort Sheridan, 6 SANDHILL CRANES at the two spots, and 3 BALD EAGLES at Wadsworth. It was a sparse warbler day (except for huge numbers of Palm Warblers) but the rest made up for it.  
Rena Cohen 

 
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