Date: 8/13/19 8:53 pm From: Suzanne Coleman <isooz...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...> Subject: IBET Air Station Prairie, plus local, cook co
Most of the water is gone. There were:
2 lesser yellowlegs being awesome
2 black fluffy virginia rail and 2 immatures
200 house finches! a likely record, yes it's fall, if the changing trees I saw on my way there weren't proof enough!
50 swallows, 12 or more barn, 1 unsure
1 f adult mallard and 3 chicks
3 song sparrows
1 unknown sparrow-like song
2 mourning doves
Home, the red-breasted nuthatch (or more than one) has been meeping at me this week again after a long break (2-3 months?). I wish I knew where they were nesting/if they are nesting nearby!