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Wooded Island Bird Walk Report

Submitted by Jennie Strable on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 10:34am

Event date:

Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 8:00am 



Well, at least it wasn't snowing.  The weather was cold, drizzly and raw.  Most of the birds had more sense than we did and stayed tucked away where it was warm and dry.  Here's a brief report from a brief walk.

Birders:  4  Eric, Caroline, Leo and Jennie

Time:  8:00am to 9:30am

Weather:  40's, rainy to drizzly, cold, windy

The list below is Eric's e-bird report:

Jackson Park, Chicago--Wooded Island/Bobolink Meadow area
Oct 31, 2015
8:00 AM
1.00 miles
90 Minutes
All birds reported? Yes
Comments: Raining.    Possibly heard a distant Blue Jay. 
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.1.3 Build 30

X Canada Goose -- 200-ish? on driving range. None with numbered collars. 
4 Mallard
1 Double-crested Cormorant
2 Great Blue Heron
X Ring-billed Gull
1 Downy Woodpecker -- Heard
X American Crow
X Black-capped Chickadee
1 kinglet sp. -- Heard
1 American Tree Sparrow
5 White-crowned Sparrow
2 White-throated Sparrow
1 Northern Cardinal -- Heard
1 Pine Siskin
X American Goldfinch -- Large flock.  Perhaps 20. 
Number of Taxa: 15

Good birding everyone,

Jennie, filling in for Pat

Earlier Event: October 17
Wooded Island Bird Walk Report
Later Event: November 28
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