Boyer Chute NWR – 05 Jul 2022 



Robin as well as I remain in Omaha, Nebraska for a week-long Mokulito Program at the College of Nebraska Omaha. We are remaining at The Peregrine Resort in midtown Omaha; following door at the WoodmenLife Structure a set of Peregrine Falcons have actually been nesting, yet thus far have actually not been seen.

Today I drove to Boyer Chute National Wild Animals Sanctuary simply north of Omaha on the Missouri River. My quarry for the day is a Bell’s Vireo I would certainly listen to 2 birds yet not see any type of.

As I drove north on Roadway 51 I began listening to as well as seeing lots of Dickcissels in the areas noted by NWF signs; the contrary areas were hefty with corn.

I was wishing to listen to Insect Sparrows vocal singing, yet none were listened to, neither seen. With temperature levels pressing 100F today it might have been as well warm for them. Not the Dickcissels. They were almost everywhere! As were the summertime wildflowers.

As I came close to the sanctuary I began seeing Orchard Orioles as well as Baltimore Orioles Orchards surpassed Baltimores 3:1.

A set of Great-crested Flycatchers made a short look.

A set of Brownish Thrashers were vocal singing. One bird showed up as well as seemed bringing food to a feasible nest close by.

Gray Catbirds were vocal singing from various areas.

Red-headed Woodpeckers were additionally various, yet tough to photo. Seeing their black as well as white wings were unique. A women

Orchard Orioles showed up. The ladies were fairly photogenic while the men were much less participating. As I cleared out of the sanctuary I identified a

Killdeer inventing injury in order to shield a close-by nest. Throughout the roadway a set of

Lark Sparrows were set down on a grab. One bird seemed an adolescent! Returning residence I remained to search for Dickcissels along the roadway, as well as also quit on a bridge to delight in a loads

High Cliff Swallows foraging expenses. As I came close to NP Dodge Park a grown-up

Broad-winged Hawk(*) purged from the timbers as well as flew throughout my windscreen. The all-gray grown-up bird revealed unique white as well as black tail bands; I’m going to obtain damaged by ebird, however, because the bird is unusual this moment of year …(*)

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