Saturday, May 11, 2019

5/11 Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area

2019-05-11 Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area
On our way back from western Missouri we stopped by EBCA hoping to stay in front of the rain.

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Lark Sparrows
Lark Sparrows
Lark Sparrows
Lark Sparrows
Field Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Eastern Kingbirds
Eastern Kingbirds
Savannah Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Eastern Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron
Yellow Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Warbling Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Canada Goose and goslings
Canada Goose and goslings
Indigo Bunting
Indigo Bunting
Lesser Yellowlegs and Stilt Sandpiper
Lesser Yellowlegs and Stilt Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper and Lesser Yellowlegs
Stilt Sandpiper and Lesser Yellowlegs
Bald Eagle and Baltimore Oriole
Bald Eagle and Baltimore Oriole "STARE DOWN"
Bald Eagle nest
Bald Eagle nest
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Barn Swallows
Barn Swallows
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Common Gallinule 2nd one hiding across channel


Video of juvenile Bald Eagles in nest.



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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

5/01 Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (RMBS)

5/01/2019 Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (Riverlands/RMBS)
This is what Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (RMBS/Riverlands) looked like on 5/01/19.
On 5/07 the flood peaked at ~34.4, 21 feet over the flood stage.

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Photos above were shot from Riverlands Way on the levee just east of Heron Pond.
The rails and bitterns were found in marsh below, close to the road.

Road to Ellis Island Parking Lot and under bridge to Lincoln Shields Area

Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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American Bittern
American Bittern
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Red-winged Blackbird
Red-winged Blackbird
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail
Forster's Tern
Forster's Tern
Sora
Sora
American Bittern
American Bittern
American White Pelicans
American White Pelicans

Spillway at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Forster's Tern
Forster's Tern
American White Pelicans
American White Pelicans
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
Willets
Willets
Willets
Willets
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail

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