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Birding around Lake Contrary, Saint Joseph, first and then at Bluff Woods 
about midday, I saw the following birds:

Note: seen around Lake Contrary area except as indicated with ( )

Pied-billed Grebe -2
American White Pelican - 200
Double-crested Cormorant - 120
Great Blue Heron - 10
Great Egret - 10
Canada Goose - 10
Blue-winged Teal - 25
Gadwall - 10
Northern Shoveler - 3
Wood Duck - 1
Turkey Vulture
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Killdeer
UPLAND SANDPIPER - 3 (Mud Lake area)
Lesser Yellowlegs - 15
Spotted Sandpiper - 5
Long-billed Dowitcher - 26
Pectoral Sandpiper - 2
Mourning Dove
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe (Bluff Woods)
Horned Lark -  an adult with 3/4 young in attendance.
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
Purple Martin
Blue Jay
American Crow
White-breasted Nuthatch (Bluff Woods)
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
American Robin
Eastern Bluebird
Loggerhead Shrike
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
House Sparrow
[sp] Meadowlark
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Northern Cardinal
House Finch
American Goldfinch
Savannah Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Song Sparrow

Larry Lade
Saint Joseph, Buchanan County
gckinglet AT wmconnect.com




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