Date: 11/7/18 2:00 pm
From: Timothy Huizenga <thuizenga...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: IBET Virginia Rail -- Juneway Terrace Park
While hunting for the Western Grebe, which I did not locate, I was surprised to find a Virginia Rail hanging around the low fence at the entrance to Juneway Terrace Park.  We can hope that the bird finds more suitable habitat soon.
I saw the Piping Plover at the usual spot at Montrose, along with a Least Sandpiper, 8 Sanderlings, and a lone Dunlin.  I also saw a purple finch at Montrose and a pair of American Kestrels.
Tim HuizengaCook
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