My son Mark and I (team McNeely) participated in the first annual Birdquest birding event at Swan Lake NWR.  

This  afternoon event coincided with the May First Fridays' program.  The quest began at 12:30 pm. and ended at 6:30 pm.  Our team tallied 101 species.

Highlights of the afternoon are:
Ruddy Duck
American Bittern
White-faced Ibis  (27)
Franklin's Gull
Forester's Tern
Black Tern     (5)
Yellow-throated Vireo
Bell's Vireo
Magnolia Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Northern Waterthrush    (4)
Vesper Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Orchard Oriole     (7)

Steve Kinder's team had a single Ring-necked Duck.

Myrna Carlton's team reported Indigo Buntings  

Terry McNeely
25843 Grate Ave 
Jameson, MO  64647
Daviess County

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