Date: 4/15/17 2:14 pm From: Douglas Harr <dnharr...> Subject: [ia-bird] More from Dunbar Slough, Greene Co.
My morning trip to Dunbar Slough turned up the following:
4 white-faced Ibis (FOY), 3 on one side of a dike and 1 on other side. 14 Long-billed Dowitchers (FOY) 2 Short-billed Dowitchers (FOY)--difficult to separate, but 95% sure ~120 American Golden Plovers (FOY), mostly still in winter plumage 1 Least Sandpiper (FOY) 1 Semi-palmated Plover (FOY) Lots of Franklin's Gulls Lots of Lesser Yellowlegs & a few Greater Yellowlegs
And, on (or above) nearby public grasslands:
Many Savanna Sparrows Many Vesper Sparrows (FOY) 2 Lark Sparrows (FOY) 1 Swainson's Hawk (FOY)
Then back to Boone for a quick hike on Lost Lake Trail at Ledges State Park:
1 Broad-winged Hawk (FOY) 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler LOTS of Ruby-crowned Kinglets 1 Pileated Woodpecker but not much else new to find there.