Sierra Club/COS Field Trip

Jarvis Bird Sanctuary, Lincoln Park, Chicago
Cook County, IL
8 October 2011

Christine Williamson led an outing to Jarvis Bird Sanctuary in Chicago's Lincoln Park to look for migrating birds, as well as other animals, and to help with the ongoing natural area maintenance efforts of the urban nature sanctuary next to Lake Michigan Chicago.

Here is the group looking into the Jarvis Sanctuary.

Here's what it looks like to be under the scrutiny of a nature outing.

Below are lists of the birds, mammals, butterflies, and dragonflies seen on the outing.

List of birds species seen, with number observed.

Canada Goose 8
Mallard 1

Double-crested Cormorant 3

Ring-billed Gull 2

Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2
Downy Woodpecker 3
Hairy Woodpecker 2

Blue-headed Vireo 1

American Crow 7

Black-capped Chickadee 4

Tufted Titmouse 1

White-breasted Nuthatch 1

Brown Creeper 3

Winter Wren 2

Golden-crowned Kinglet 13
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3

Hermit Thrush 4
American Robin 5

European Starling 4

Tennessee Warbler 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 2
Nashville Warbler 1
Magnolia Warbler 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Blackpoll Warbler 1
Ovenbird 1

Song Sparrow 1
Swamp Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 29
White-crowned Sparrow 12

Northern Cardinal 2

American Goldfinch 29

List of mammal species seen, with number observed.

Eastern Chipmunk 3
Eastern Gray Squirrel 2

List of butterfly species seen, with number observed.

Cabbage White 2

Clouded/Orange Sulphur 1

List of dragonfly species seen, with number observed.

Common Green Darner 2
darner, sp. 2

This page was last updated on 9 October 2011.
Contact Geoff Williamson with any comments, updates or suggestions.