Date: 6/21/17 3:41 pm
From: Terry Butler <twbutler1941...>
Subject: BKNWR
Made a drive through at Bald Knob NWR today. The roads are all now open.
Correction, the new road on the north side of the ponds is still closed. I
saw a dozen or so Black-necked stilts, 300+ White pelicans, 9 juvenile
White ibis. Behind the grain bins was a male Northern Pintail duck. Back in
the back part of the refuge were 300+ Little Blue herons, 50+ Great Blue
herons, 1000+ Great egrets, a couple dozen Double-crested cormorants. There
were many Snowy egrets mixed in but the fields were so white with Great
egrets it was hard to get an estimate of there numbers.

Terry Butler
Pangburn, AR

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