First of the season birds for Carondelet Park in St. Louis City on 4/1/14: Black-throated Green Warbler (see photo below), Chimney Swift, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Chipping Sparrows, Field Sparrow, Winter Wren, Hermit Thrush. Also, within the last week, other FOS birds have been coming through in big numbers: Eastern Phoebes, Brown Thrashers and Eastern Towhees. The number of Fox Sparrows, Golden-crowned Kinglets, Brown Creepers and Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers have been increasing.  The Great Horned Owls have a fledgling that has been roaming the trees since March 22. 

Black-throated Green Warbler from 4/1/14

Great Horned Owl Fledgling (and baby photos)

Andrew Reago
St. Louis MO
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