Midewin National Tall Grass Prairie WBC trip report

We started off at the Explosives Road Trail Where after an hour and a half of walking, we found some Northern Mockingbirds, lots of Grasshopper Sparrows, one Henslow’s Sparrow, and a ton of Dickcissels. Next, we headed to the Iron Bridge Trail. There we found a very nice male Orchard Oriole, a couple Loggerhead Shrikes, and a brilliant male Blue Grosbeak. Our last stop was the Hoff Road Trail where to be found were a couple singing Bell’s Vireo, a few Yellow-breasted Chats, and a calling Willow Flycatcher.

Targets for today(8):
Loggerhead Shrike
Bell’s Vireo
Northern Mockingbird
Grasshopper Sparrow
Henslow’s Sparrow
Dickcissel
Blue Grosbeak
Bobolink
Targets hit today: 8

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