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Jim Jackson and I birded Riverlands, Confluence Park and points west today 
with the following results:
Horned Grebe - 2
Pied-billed Grebe - 1
White Pelican - 2
D.C. Cormorant - 15
G. B. Heron - 20
Canada Goose - numerous
Cackling Goose - 4 at least (at Riverlands)
Trumpeter Swan - 100+ ( about 80 at Riverlands and Confluence Road fields)
Gadwall - 2
Am. Widgeon - 12
Am. Black Duck - 2 ( a pair at Riverlands, close looks)
Mallard - many
No. Shoveller - 30 (mostly females)
Green-winged Teal - 8
Canvasback - 25
Redhead - 12
Ring-necked Duck - 30
Greater Scaup (close looks in good light on the water and in flight) 16, 
mostly males -- under the bridge between REDA and Lincoln Shields
Bufflehead - 14
Common Goldeneye - 40
Hooded Merganser - 60
Ruddy Duck - 8
Bald Eagle - 7
No. Harrier - 1
Coopers Hawk - 2 (1 a, 1 i)
Red-tailed hawk - 16
Kestrel - 6
Ring-necked pheasant - 1 ( heard)
all the usual land birds including several savannah sparrows, swamp 
sparrows, song sparrows, etc.
Notably not a single horned lark or longspur!
Good birding to all,

Don Hays


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Donald R. Hays
Union, Missouri 

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