Yesterday at Brilyea between 6 and 7:30 PM:
1 Long-billed Dowitcher among several Lesser and Greater Yellowlegs (next to
Several Great-Horned Owls calling (four?) from either side of the Creek
On 10/2/07, Terry Wright <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Prompted by the recent Nelson's Sharp-tail reports, I spent some time in
> Addison this early AM.
> DCWMA held a number of sparrows, but they were White-crowned,
> White-throated and song.
> Black-crowned night heron, Great blues, mallard, black & wood duck,
> green/blue-winged teal and Canada Geese were present. For raptors, we
> had osprey, northern harrier and one fine merlin, who posed for
> pictures. The blackbirds are well flocked up and traveling in large
> numbers (thousands). Great horned owl was calling at dawn. Wading
> birds were few (several dozen) gr/lesser yellowlegs.
> Gage Road held White-crowned and Savannah sparrows, along with
> goldfinch, American Kestral, Red-tailed hawk and norther harrier. As
> previously reported, approximately 200 snow geese are occupying the
> field to the west of the end of Gage Rd. The flock contains several
> blue-phase birds and numerous juveniles. However, I did n ot count any
> Ross' amongst those birds present.
> Good birding,