On a blustery cold Saturday, March 24, Scott Hitchcock, Phil Doncheck, Kevin Kaltenbach, Joyce and Jack Armstrong found 44 species of birds during a waterfowl field trip.   Common Loon, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Tundra Swan, Gadwall, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Bald Eagle(one on nest), Cooper’s Hawk, American Kestrel, Sandhill Crane, Common Snipe, Eastern Bluebird, American Tree-Sparrow, Eastern Meadowlark, Brown-headed Cowbird, and Pine Siskin were spotted.  Though quite chilly, no rain or snow was encountered.

Jack Armstrong