Yellow-rumped Warbler

April 11 – 23, 2023

This past week of surveys can be described as extreme temperature changes. With the beginning of the week in the 80’s and the weekend cold and snowy. Eight new species (Chipping, Field, Lincoln’s, and Swamp Sparrows, House Wren, N. Rough-winged Swallow, Wild Turkey, and Palm Warbler) were added this week bringing the total to 69…

April 4 – 10, 2023

This week had a bit nicer weather and 8 new species for the week were recorded: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Brown Thrasher, Louisiana Waterthrush, Pine Warbler, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sandhill Crane, and Tree Swallow. The night of April 5th there was a good push of birds and even though I did not pick up any new…

Trumpeter Swans

March 21-April 3, 2023

The Kleinstuck Preserve Spring Bird Survey has begun again! I started surveying on Tuesday the 21st because I was going to be gone on vacation for the first week of surveys and wanted to get one done before I left. Two volunteers and a staff member covered Kleinstuck for the first week while I was…