Rob and I birded Confluence State Park from 12-3pm today and saw the 

American White Pelicans (~75-100); (they put on a spectacular show)
Eurasian Tree Sparrows (~100)
Red-Winged Black Birds (too numerous to count - 100s very vocal)
Tree Swallows (~30)
Horned Larks (~20) (If we hadn't seen them fly in and land in a mudflat we 
would never have noticed them.)
Killdeer (~8) (Seen with the Horned Larks.)
American Goldfinch (20+)
Chimney Swifts (10)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (1)
Bald Eagle (1)
Blue Jay (~10)
American Crow (3)
Red-tailed Hawk (3)

Thank goodness I finally got out!  The Pelican show was enough to plaster a 
smile on my face for the day...the rest will likely keep me going for the week.

Good birding,

Michele Rambaud
St. Louis County

The Audubon Society of Missouri's Wild Bird Discussion Forum
ASM Fall Meeting: September 25-27 at Lake of the Ozarks State Park