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Simplified Ornithology|The Effects of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill on Marine Bird Populations in Prince William Sound June 27, 2017 Lucas Rot During the night of March 24, 1989, Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker en route to Long Beach, California struck the […] Midewin National Tall Grass Prairie WBC trip report June 19, 2017 Oliver […]

Iowa Bobolinks First Walk!

The first Iowa Bobolinks birding walk was held on Friday, November 10, 2017. Five daring participants arrived around 10:00 am, braving the blustery 23ºF morning.  Two of the participants were attending their first birding trip ever! We hiked the Shellsburg Prairie Forest Trail loop and, despite the winds, spotted 11 species! Including: 10+ House […]

September ILYB trip

HI! This is Simon, posting for ILYB in the Calumet area of Chicago. Today, Sept. 10, ILYB started our day at Eggers Grove. Right off the bat we had a Red-eyed Vireo and several warbler species, including Northern Parula and Tennessee Warbler. Next, we went to the marshy pond where […]