Date: 7/17/17 1:26 am From: Rich Weaver <popeyeweaver...> Subject: Re: Fremont County birding July 15
Can we drink beer?
On Jul 16, 2017 9:30 AM, "Alice Flyr" <aflyr...> wrote:
> 4 of us from Cody made the trip to Hudson to get the Dickcissel and Blue > Grosbeak. Life birds for all of us. Thank you Bob Hargis for your > assistance in making this a memorable day. With Bob's recommendation we > continued to Ocean Lake. Upon approaching the WMA we saw about 50 Sandhill > Cranes. We were delighted when 8 juvenile Soras crossed the road. We saw > the first one at a distance and they continued to pop out one at a time as > we approached in the car for a closer look. They came from the deep grass > at > the edge of Long Point Road with irrigated fields on the sides, then ran > nervously across and skidded to a stop at the other side before > disappearing > into the cattails and tall grass under a Russian Olive tree. > > Upon approaching the tree I could hear soft comforting sounds. Could only > imagine they were saying "Whew, we made it". Other highlights were hearing > the Virginia Rail and Marsh Wren. Plenty of other songs we don't know yet! > > Alice Flyr > > Cody >