Date: 3/25/20 3:15 pm
From: Ric Zarwell <birdingricz...>
Subject: [ia-bird] 25 Sandhill Cranes, 2 Northern Shrikes
IA-BIRDers:

Yesterday, Betty & I counted 25 flying Sandhill Cranes and 2 perched Northern Shrikes, among dozens of regular occurring waterfowl, Bald Eagles, etc. All were viewed from the well-known Army Road approx. 1/4 mile straight east of New Albin, in Allamakee Co.

The Army Road is closed off to traffic approx. 1 mile from New Albin due to high water, and the river level is likely to get much higher soon. When river levels are low enough ( i.e. the "old normal" ), this road provides one of the easiest and birdiest accesses through the flood plain of the Upper Mississippi River.

Good birding.


Ric

Ric Zarwell
Email: <BirdingRicZ...> <mailto:<BirdingRicZ...>
Mobile Phone: 563-419-4991
Lansing, IA









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