Lake Tecumseh

On Tuesday evening we met at Lake Tecumseh for birds, business, and a bite to eat.  Becky wrote a detailed account of the outing in her blog. Here is a brief tally of the bird species we observed:

Canada Geese
1 pair of Wood Ducks
Great Egrets
Great Blue Herons
1 Little Blue Heron
1 Killdeer
1 Northern Bobwhite
1 Common Nighthawk
1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Downy Woodpecker
Scissor-tailed Flycatchers
1 singing Great Crested Flycatcher
American Crows
Barn Swallows
Purple Martins
Cliff Swallows
1 Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Carolina Chickadees
1 White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wrens
Northern Mockingbirds
Blue-gray Gnatcatchers
1 singing Lark Sparrow
singing Field Sparrows
1 singing male Summer Tanager
Northern Cardinals
singing Eastern Meadowlarks
Red-winged Blackbirds
Brown-headed Cowbirds
Common Grackles
Baltimore Orioles
1 singing Orchard Oriole
2 American Goldfinches

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