Lost Mound is located where the once vibrant Savanna Army Depot once was (still there, just not operational). It is part of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge and is a birder’s paradise, yet still fairly unknown. The signs and sights tell you otherwise, but Lost Mound is unbelievable when it comes to birds.
While in Rhode Island we have started to see lots of Northern Mockingbirds. This was a life bird for Dakota, and a bird we seldom see in northern Illinois. Northern Mockingbird with earwig