Wednesday, August 27, 2008


We are studying scientists.
So we practiced by trekking through the wetlands in Forest Park. (One of our favorite excursions.) The kids are learning the calls and looks of several birds.
Forest Park is a 1,371 acre park in our front yard and in the middle of the city. It is lovely...
Here are the birds we recently saw in one visit:
Of course, Starlings, Robins, Grackle, House Sparrow, Pigeon, Geese.
And then birds i am a bit happier to see,
Red-winged Blackbird, Cardinal, Nighthawk, Killdeer, Mourning Dove, Wood Duck, Mallard, Ruby Crowned Kinglet, Mockingbird, Green Heron, Goldfinch, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, American Crow, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Chimney Swift.

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