Steve Kinder and I birded Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Saturday Morning and found the following birds:

Waterfowl (17) species, most species in multiples of 100's & 1000's:
Greater White-fronted Goose, Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Wood Duck, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback (3), Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead (one female), Hooded Merganser (4) and Ruddy Duck.

Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, American White Pelican, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper's Hawk and Red-tailed Hawk.

American Coot (including one leucistic one which Linda had taken some photos of a few days ago, ENTIRELY WHITE with dark legs and bill), American Avocet (13), Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Dunlin, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mourning Dove and Belted Kingfisher.

Red-bellied Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, American Robin, European Starling and Yellow-rumped Warbler.

American Tree Sparrow (FOS for Steve and me), Chipping Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow and Dark-eyed Junco.

Northern Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Eastern Meadowlark, Common Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird and American Goldfinch.

Larry Lade
Saint Joseph, MO
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