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Susan Elliott <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 15:57:02 -0700
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With all the high water at Dead Creek, there wasn't much room for shorebirds. However, we did manage to eke out a Stilt Sandpiper along with two Greater Yellowlegs and 10 Semipalmated Sandpipers. 
 
Raptors were good with two Bald Eagles, a Northern Harrier, a Merlin and a fun diving Osprey.
 
A Baltimore Oriole, two Warbling Vireos and several Eastern Wood-pewees were all singing. 
 
We spotted a lone Monarch plus a couple Giant Swallowtails. The dragonflies were quite nice there and at Whitney Creek WMA where it was mostly quiet bird-wise. 

33 species

Mallard  24
Great Blue Heron  5
Osprey  1
Northern Harrier  1
Bald Eagle  2
Greater Yellowlegs  2
Semipalmated Sandpiper  10     
Stilt Sandpiper  1     
Wilson's Snipe  1
Mourning Dove  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker  3
Merlin  1
Eastern Wood-Pewee  4   
Eastern Phoebe  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1     
Eastern Kingbird  2
Warbling Vireo  2     
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  3
Tree Swallow  6
Barn Swallow  2
Black-capped Chickadee  2
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Gray Catbird  5
Cedar Waxwing  4
Common Yellowthroat  7
Song Sparrow  5
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  1
Red-winged Blackbird  60
Baltimore Oriole  1     
American Goldfinch  4

Sue and Marv Elliott, Sue Wetmore

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