July morning at Severson Dells

Joyce and I led a bird hike at Severson Dells this morning for the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County.  The following birds were observed:  Goldfinch, Song Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Tufted Titmouse, Yellowthroat, Bluebird, Catbird, House Finch, Blue Jay, Red-eyed Vireo, Great-crested Flycatcher, Downy Woodpecker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Robin, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Tree Swallow, Turkey Vulture, White-breasted Nuthatch, Chickadee, Rufous-sided Towhee, Northern Oriole, Eastern Phoebe, Eastern Pewee, Mourning Dove, Cardinal, and Scarlet Tanager.  A nice group of bird for a summer morning.   Jack Armstrong