The first bird of 2008 is…(drum roll please!)…the American Crow!
Birdfreak and Veery tromped around Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve in the first light of the morning on New Year’s Day and hiked for almost ten minutes before hearing a crystal clear Caw! ring out.
- 2007 – Year of the Red-tailed Hawk
- 2006 – Year of the Black-capped Chickadee
- 2005 – Year of the Red-tailed Hawk