The good news is that for once, we found the target bird on the first try. Plus, we got Grasshopper Sparrow too. Fantastic. Here is the male Dickcissel singing from a shrub in the field close the path. This guy was really accommodating and perched here twice.
Here is the Grasshopper Sparrow. This guy kept bringing big bugs to the same shrub which probably means that his mate is sitting on a nest in the shrub.