Birded Valley View Glades Conservation Area, Jefferson County, Sunday, June 15, 3 – 5:30 PM 

If interested in venturing to this beautiful area, from St. Louis, use Hwy 30> Hwy B. Due to bridge construction, do not take Hwy 21. The map claims the circular trail is  2.2 miles, but it seems longer.

Number of migrant birds heard singing:

Prairie Warbler 2
Worm-eating Warbler 2
N. Parula 2
Oven Bird 3
Kentucky 2
Louisiana Waterthrush 1
Red-eyed Vireo 6
Yellow-throated Vireo 3
White-eyed Vireo 1
Summer Tanager 4
Indigo Bunting 2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 2
Rufous-sided Towhee 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3
Wood Thrush 1
Acadian Flycatcher 1
E. Wood Peewee 1
Field Sparrow 5

Currently, the glade is dominated by Missouri Evening Primrose, Tickseed Coreopsis, and Purple Coneflowers.

Bob Bailey
St. Louis, MO
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