This morning Torre, Tyler, and I went birding down around Saylorville and then some in Boone County. Although the birding was extremely slow due to wind, etc, we still found a couple things. Among those was this YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER. This was my 700th photographed bird species!
We also saw a couple OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHERS. Here is one in Boone County:
Adding a nice splash of color, we also saw this male BALTIMORE ORIOLE:
Then late this afternoon, Ashley and I went to Brookside Park in Ames to check for warblers. We weren't disappointed (especially given the lack of birds this morning). We had 8 species of warblers: