While running this evening along the creek trail at Castlewood SP ,St Louis 
 CO, saw and heard my first Louisana waterthrush of the season.

other sighting of  interest around  Castlewood

-woodcocks have been displaying since about mid  Feb.Usually one or two are 
displaying in the field along the river  trail
-Great blue heron rookery(across and down river  from the boat  ramp) is 
starting to kick into gear with several birds  returning.
-At least 3 separate pairs of Barred owls have been checking  out nest 
-fox sparrows singing a lot
-red shoulder  hawks very vocal and active
-this evening there was decent showing of  both little brown and red bats 
grabbing insects around the office parking  lot

Mike Brady

The Audubon Society of Missouri's Wild Bird Discussion Forum
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