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I surveyed the birds at Oronogo Bottoms this morning from 0715 to 0845.
OB is north of Joplin between Webb City and Oronogo, Jasper County.
It's a mined land floodplain on Center Creek.  Private property.

I had 34 species.  My favorite was an adult Little Blue Heron.

Canada Goose  6,   Wood Duck  18,   Northern Bobwhite  5,   Great Blue Heron 
3,
Little Blue Heron  1,   Green Heron  4,   Mourning Dove  5,   Yellow-billed 
Cuckoo  5,
Chimney Swift  6,   Ruby-throated Hummingbird  2,   Belted Kingfisher  1,
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4,   Downy Woodpecker  2,   Eastern Kingbird  3,
White-eyed Vireo  1,   Blue Jay  2,   American Crow  6,   Fish Crow  2,
Purple Martin  5,   Tree Swallow  4,   Northern Rough-winged Swallow  5,
Barn Swallow  10,   Carolina Chickadee  4,   Carolina Wren  2,   Blue-gray 
Gnatcatcher  10,
Northern Mockingbird  1,   Common Yellowthroat  4,   Summer Tanager  1,
Eastern Towhee  1,   Northern Cardinal  5,   Indigo Bunting  7,   Red-winged 
Blackbird  20,
Common Grackle  25,   Brown-headed Cowbird  3.

Good birding,  Larry H.  Joplin, Jasper County, MO. 

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