The trip went like this:
First, we went to Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac. There's a section of the part where there are virtually always hundreds of ducks, geese, and gulls, and I often get a new bird to list when I'm there. Today was no exception.
|Dad snapped this pic of a Common Goldeneye.|
|I got this gorgeous pair of Redheads.|
|I think these are Greater Scaups. Life Lister for me.|
|This looks like a burnt piece of brown paper bag or something.|
It's actually a Bald Eagle, good for the year list.
|Male and female Common Goldeneyes.|
We then headed to Dundee, UFO capital of the state of Wisconsin and also home to some Osprey nests. I don't actually know when Ospreys are there because I'm not a particularly good rememberer of migration patterns, but we were there anyway so we went to the baseball diamond they usually live. Didn't see any Ospreys, but did both see and hear a Sandhill Crane, which goes on the year list: