Correction

Correction: It turns out I did not actually see a Philadelphia Vireo. It was a more-yellow-than-usual Warbling Vireo. Oops. But the next day I went back to Arrowhead Prairie with hopes of seeing the newly reported Sedge Wren. I got it, plus another life bird in Bobolink, for year birds #140 and #139 respectively.

#139 Bobolink

#139 Bobolink

This male Bobolink is molting into his basic plumage for the fall, which is why he looks so weird. I was unable to get a photo of the Sedge Wrens and actually only saw one of them for a split second as it flew up above the grass before diving back down into cover. But two were calling back and forth the whole time, making the ID fairly straightforward.

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  1. Hello, I just came across your blog yesterday. I’m a soon to be college student (at Taylor University) who really likes to bird. I just recently moved to Indiana and don’t know good places to bird but this post gave me somewhere to start. I went to Arrowhead Prairie, Eagle Marsh, and Fox Island today and was able to see 34 species of birds including 5 lifers (Bank swallow, Dickcissel, Henslow’s sparrow, Prothonotary warbler, and Cliff swallow) which brought my life list to 221. Thanks for the post.

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