Forest Park Forever/St.Louis Audubon Society, First Saturday Bird Walk, Forest Park, 020313

March 3, 2013

When I went for the monthly bird walk today, I felt that I was not in the US, but in the country of Chile…the temperature was 0 deg C, but the wind chill factor brought it down several degrees below that! However, in spite of frozen fingers, I had a very enjoyable time!

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I managed to get two lifers, a


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and a Hairy Woodpecker which I could not photograph.

Here is a Wood Duck couple, nesting on a tree at the creek’s edge:

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You don’t believe me when I said it was Chile?

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Here’s the bird list (whether or not you are interested)

Blackbird, Rusty Cardinal, Northern Crow, American Duck, Wood Goose, Canada Junco, Dark-eyed Kestrel, American Kingfisher, Belted Mallard Mockingbird, Northern Owl, Great Horned Robin, American Sparrow, American Tree Sparrow, House Sparrow, Song Starling, European Woodpecker, Hairy

The photographs are on my FB album