Montrose Point, 2016 March 14 (Pi Day)

1:55-3:00pm
Conditions: 48°, light breeze, fog.

Canada Goose 5
Mallard 17
Ring-billed Gull 15
Black-capped Chickadee 5
American Robin 6
European Starling 6
American Tree Sparrow 2
Dark-eyed Junco 1
Northern Cardinal 6
Red-winged Blackbird 40
Common Grackle 100
House Sparrow 50

Dark-eyed Junco
Dark-eyed Junco in motion.
American Tree Sparrow and Dark-eyed Junco
American Tree Sparrow and Dark-eyed Junco
American Tree Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
Female Northern Cardinal
Female Northern Cardinal
Female Northern Cardinal
Female Northern Cardinal
Common Grackle with sparrows, blackbirds, starlings
The Grackles were out in large numbers. Someone left some food and the sparrows, red-winged blackbirds, and starlings were all interested.
Common Grackles bathing
Common Grackles bathing in a puddle at the edge of a road.
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Montrose Point, April 4

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Black-capped Chickadee. There were a lot of these present.
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A Brown Creeper my wife spotted.
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A Horned Grebe. These have been around for several weeks.
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Nothern Flicker. These too are hanging out for now.
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A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. Hard to get this picture through all the branches. My wife spotted this one. First one of the season for us.

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Conditions: 57°, windy, 3:00-4:30pm
Ring-billed Gulls (loads)
Mallards
Canadian Geese
R-b Mergansers
Horned Grebe (5+)
Brown Creeper (1)
Cardinals
Robins
Grackles
R-w Blackbirds
Northern Flicker (2)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1)
Black-capped Chickadees (lots)