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Summer bird walk at Bremer Sanctuary

Would you like a chance to spot a Louisiana waterthrush? Or perhaps a sora? How about a blue-gray gnatcatcher or a northern parula?

Come join the Bremer stewards at 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, for the summer bird walk led by resident birder Nancy Redman. During the recent Illinois Natural History Survey Spring Bird Count, Nancy identified 92 individual species on a day-long survey at the sanctuary. In addition to the many common resident species, a variety of vireos, and thrushes were heard or observed. All the local species of woodpeckers were seen as well as hearing the call of the rarely se...

 

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