Date: 4/3/17 6:35 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
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
Brown Thrasher
Eastern Meadowlark
Field Sparrow

David Young
Reston, Virginia

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