April/May 2006 Report : SPRING RENEWAL

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Backyard birds, shore birds, and other early migratory birds are nesting. Songbirds -- warblers and orioles, indigo buntings and hummers, and more, are coming! Tend your gardens and property!

          

Left: Kingfisher arrival. Center: Four Red-Winged Blackbird Eggs in Nest. Right: Robin Eggs in Nest. Photos courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation, 2006.

      
Left: Barn Owl defending nest. Center: Male Cardinal with babies. Right: Female Mourning Dove with young. Far Right: Green Heron fledgling. Photos courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation, 2006.
Left: Bluebird nestlings. Center: Least Bittern babies. Right: Eastern Phoebe nest with hatchlings. Photos courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation, 2006. Bottom: Hummingbird photo provided by Jim Rathert, MDC.



The 1st spring birding festival of the
Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois
river confluences.

For information, contact
Alton Convention and
Visitors Bureau at
1-800-258-6645 or visit
www.wingsofspring.or
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LINKS:

Coming Soon To a Nest Near You: Eggs of American Birds

Transgulf Radar Images

www.hummingbirds.net

 

 

Hummers Are Back! Get your feeders and flowers out!

Map image provided by http://www.hummingbirds.net.


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