Date: 5/5/17 9:56 am From: Jerry Butler <jerrysharon.butler...> Subject: Bald Knob NWR birds in flood
Just as the heavy rains were subsiding last Sunday and also on Thursday of this week I entered Coal Chute Road acess at Bald Knob. Rari was over the road a bit Sunday and by Wendesday most of the fields were flooded.
Avocets, black-neched stilts, dowitchers and yellowlegs were the highlight of Sunday along with a scurrying sora. My first time to see one in Arkansas.
On Thursday many blue winged teals and more dickcissles than I have ever seen in one flock (about 20). Many indigos.