Date: 2/8/17 5:22 pm
From: Thomas Driscoll (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Birds in the Lake Mattamuskeet Area
Hi All,
Yesterday i had great luck finding some of the birds found during the CBC meeting.  Today, not so much.
i saw a large flock of black-colored birds between Engelhard and Airport Rd. (NE of Engelhard) in a big field off Hwy. 264.  i couldn't find a Yellow-headed or a Rusty Blackbird; only found Common Grackles, Red-winged Blackbirds, Eurasian Starling, and Brown-headed Cowbirds.i could not find a Brewer's Blackbird on Gum Swamp Rd. despite the large flock of black-colored birds there.  Eurasian Wigeons had been reported at several places along wild life drive, but i couldn't find any at Lake Mattamuskeet.  i was o fer today.  Lots of great birds though!
tom tom driscoll
chapel hill, nc usa
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