We totaled 90 Species on this trip!

On a sunny but cool (31-45 degrees) and blustery day a hardy group of COS folks
led by Jed Hertz braved the elements to find 90 species at the Willow Slough FWA, TNC Kankakee Sands, and parts of Eastern Kankakee Co.

Records of note for the day:

**** American Bittern (2)
**** BC Night-Heron (ad)
**** Virginia Rail
**** 4 Warblers (Yellow, Yellow-rumped, Palm, and Pine)
**** Lincoln's and Henslow's Sparrow
**** Western Meadowlark

Trip list as follows:

Canada Goose 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Wood Duck 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Gadwall 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
American Wigeon 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Mallard 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Blue-winged Teal 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Northern Shoveler 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Green-winged Teal 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Ring-necked Duck 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Greater Scaup 04/20/2013 Male continues IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Lesser Scaup 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Bufflehead 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Hooded Merganser 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Ruddy Duck 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Ring-necked Pheasant 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Wild Turkey 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Pied-billed Grebe 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Horned Grebe 04/20/2013 Partial breeding; photo IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton
Co

American White Pelican 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

American Bittern 04/20/2013 Together IN, Newton Co
Great Blue Heron 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Green Heron 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Black-crowned Night-Heron 04/20/2013 Adult; FOY and 12 days later than my
earliest. IN, Newton Co

Turkey Vulture 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Osprey 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Bald Eagle 04/20/2013 1C + ad on nest IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton CoNorthern Harrier 04/20/2013 5 F + M IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Sharp-shinned Hawk 04/20/2013 ad IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Cooper's Hawk 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Red-tailed Hawk 04/20/2013 imm + ad IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

American Kestrel 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Virginia Rail 04/20/2013 IN, Newton Co
Sora 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
American Coot 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Sandhill Crane 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Charadridae 1
2 Killdeer 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Greater Yellowlegs 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Lesser Yellowlegs 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Spotted Sandpiper 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Wilson's Snipe 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co

Mourning Dove 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Belted Kingfisher 04/20/2013 2 F + M IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Red-headed Woodpecker 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Red-bellied Woodpecker 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Downy Woodpecker 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Northern Flicker 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Eastern Phoebe 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Blue Jay 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
American Crow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Horned Lark 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co

Purple Martin 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Tree Swallow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Barn Swallow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Tufted Titmouse 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

White-breasted Nuthatch 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Carolina Wren 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
House Wren 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Golden-crowned Kinglet 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Eastern Bluebird 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Hermit Thrush 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
American Robin 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Brown Thrasher 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

European Starling 04/20/2013 Copulating IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Yellow Warbler 04/20/2013 F + M IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Yellow-rumped Warbler 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Pine Warbler 04/20/2013 IL, Eastern Kankakee Co
Palm Warbler 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Eastern Towhee 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Chipping Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Field Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Savannah Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Henslow's Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Song Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Lincoln's Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Swamp Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
White-throated Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Dark-eyed Junco 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Northern Cardinal 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

Red-winged Blackbird 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Eastern Meadowlark 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Western Meadowlark 04/20/2013 IN, TNC Kankakee Sands, Newton Co
Rusty Blackbird 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Common Grackle 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co
Brown-headed Cowbird 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

American Goldfinch 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co

House Sparrow 04/20/2013 IN, Willow Slough FWA, Newton Co