Date: 4/3/17 3:37 pm From: David Young <lcdyoung93...> Subject: [Va-bird] Lake Fairfax arrivals, Dulles Lake , Sully Woods
Went to Lake Fairfax ( 4/3 ) at sunrise here are a few highlights and some new arrivals Spotted Sandpiper FOY Blue-gray Gnatcatcher FOY Osprey Bald Eagle Barred Owl - heard N. Rough-winged Swallow Barn Swallow FOY Tree Swallow Palm Warbler Pine Warbler Myrtle Warbler Louisiana Waterthrush FOY Yellow - throated Warbler FOY
Dulles Lake Double Crested Cormorants Ruddy Duck Hooded Mergansers - 12 in two groups Bonaparte's Gull (~ 75 ) - in a variety of plumages from Winter to near breeding Use access road behind Mariott to get real close views without traffic. Great study of the bird and it's migratory behavior.
Sully Woods Northern Shrike NO Kestrel Brown Thrasher Eastern Meadowlark Field Sparrow