Sweetwater Field Trip - Recap
A group of seven dodged a weather bullet by one day. Our day was clear, still chilly, and still breezy, but nothing like the day before. We have seen more birds in the past here, but there were enough to be very interesting. Thanks, in part, to Ken Spilios having scouted there the previous morning, we tallied fifty species.
It’s always nice to get two species in the same photo. Here are a Common Gallinule and what is likely an immature Purple Gallinule.
Other good gets included Prairie Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Blue-headed Vireo, Northern Flicker, Sora, and Wood Duck. The biggest miss of the day was probably a Blue Jay.