Date: 2/27/17 6:04 am
From: Tim Carney <timmyc83...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Swan Creek 2/23/2017
Highlights from Thursday's census included:

DMCF (dredge cells)
1 Gadwall
1 Northern Pintail
4 Green-winged Teal
2 Horned Larks

Wetlands
1 King/Clapper Rail (heard, still no visual)
3 Virginia Rails (1 upper wetlands, 2 lower wetlands)
2 Wilson's Snipe

Patapsco River
2 Green-winged Teal
2 Horned Grebes
Large mixed rafts of Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, and Ruddy Ducks

Restricted areas (no public access)
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch
1 Orange-crowned Warbler

eBird checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S34838911

Tim Carney
Nottingham, MD

*** NOTE: Swan Creek/Cox Creek is an active industrial site and mitigation project in northern Anne Arundel Co. Access is at the end of Kembo Road off Fort Smallwood Road near 695. The site is open ONLY Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please be in your car and leaving at 3:30 p.m.. Remember to always sign in at the office, to be on your best behavior (people have worked hard to coordinate this access), and to stick to permitted areas. This Swan Creek map linked here details where you are and aren't allowed to walk. http://www.billhubick.com/docs/swan_creek_map.jpg. ***

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