Monroe county IL. levees.
While walking a field edge looking for sparrows, I failed to recognize the high scream call of American Golden-Plovers overhead:
Here a clear pic from a wet area later in the day:
They are hard to find on the ground, until they move :
I'm sure you all saw the tail-wagging American Pipits in both the above pics:
Here another tail-wagger:
It's a migrant warbler from the field edge that was hanging with Savannah Sparrows:
We all know this sub-adult:
We all know this small blue-billed hen puddle duck:
Well, it's easier when she with a male:
Bill Rudden
St. Louis
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