Field Trips

Saturday/Sunday, May 5th and 6th
Work Party and Birding
Leader: Tom Neuman

This is a great opportunity to visit the refuge and to help out.
Saturday afternoon will be spent working on a project involving the fish of Fish Springs, and the rest of the time will be spent birding. The birding should be great this time of year. (More than 110 species of birds have been seen on the refuge in one day during May.)

Bring a dish to share for Saturday's potluck dinner. Camping is possible, and the bunkhouse or trailer will be available for the overnight.

Meet at 8am in the southeast corner of the Shopko parking lot on 13th East near I-80. Call Tom (274-9595) for more information, and to let him know you'll be there.

Fish Springs Work Party (62 species)

Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Ruddy Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, Eared Grebe, American White Pelican, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Cattle Egret, Black-crowned Night- Heron, White-faced Ibis, Northern Harrier, Virginia Rail, American Coot, Killdeer, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Willet, Long- billed Curlew, Long-billed Dowitcher, Wilsonís Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Ring-billed Gull, Forsterís Tern, Mourning Dove, Belted Kingfisher, Western Kingbird, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow, Marsh Wren, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Brewerís Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Bullock's Oriole, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Canada Goose
American Wigeon
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ruddy Duck
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Northern Harrier
Virginia Rail
American Coot
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Long-billed Curlew
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilsonís Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Ring-billed Gull
Forsterís Tern
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Western Kingbird
Common Raven
Horned Lark
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Marsh Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Brewerís Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock's Oriole
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
House Sparrow


  Last modified: May 15, 2007

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