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White-crowned Sparrows and other beauties in Sheridan Rapids

MVFN Nature Notebook Sightings

Spring bird sightings reports received May 7, May 9, May 11, and May 14 2019.  All photos by Lise Balthazar. Her first rose-breasted grosbeak for this Spring (2019) was May 4; the first hummingbird on May 6; the first oriole on May 7.

NOTE: Recent sightings may be sent in to or postings may be sent to the MVFN facebook page.

Juvenile rose-breasted grosbeak, May 5, 2019 photo L. Balthazar

First Oriole, May 7, 2019 Sheridan Rapids. photo L. Balthazar

White-crowned Sparrow, May 9, 2019 photo L. Balthazar

White-crowned Sparrow 2, May 9, 2019 photo L. Balthazar

Female Purple Finch, May 9, 2019 photo L. Balthazar

Rose-breasted grosbeak, May 9, 2019, photo Lise Balthazar

Juvenile rose-breasted grosbeak, May 11, 2019 photo L. Balthazar

Ruby throated hummingbird, May 11, 2019. 

Song sparrow, May 11, 2019

Oriole at bird bath, May 13, 2019 photo by Lise Balthazar

Oriole at bird bath, May 13, 2019 photo by Lise Balthazar