Iowa City Bird Club visit

The Iowa City Bird Club came to see us this weekend and identified 26 kinds of birds while they were here.Bird Club 2013 (640x480)

  • Eurasian tree sparrow
  • Wild turkey
  • American goldfinch
  • Baltimore oriole pairs
  • Red-winged blackbird
  • Indigo Bunting
  • House finch
  • Rosebreasted Grosbeak
  • Northern cardinal
  • Field sparrow
  • Chipping sparrow
  • Common yellowthroat
  • American redstart
  • Gray catbird
  • American robin
  • Blue-gray gnatcatcher
  • Winter wren
  • Tufted titmouse
  • Eastern kingbird (2 nests)
  • Northern flicker
  • Red-bellied woodpecker
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird
  • Mourning dove
  • Red-tailed hawk
  • Turkey vulture
  • Canada goose

Thanks Karen Disbrow, president, for the list and thanks to our friend Betty Kirchner from Pennsylvania for instigating the contact with the bird club.

In addition, we’ve seen or heard here at other times

  • Bald eagles
  • Pileated woodpecker
  • Barred owl
  • Great blue heron
  • Eastern meadowlark
  • Rough-legged hawk
  • Harrier hawk
  • others we’ll list when we remember them!

And to top it off, today we saw barn swallows in our solar array. Photo by our daughter Ayse Yeager.

Barn Swallows cropped (640x480)

 

 

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