Date: 8/22/17 12:43 pm From: Peter Scott <Peter.Scott...> Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Lebanon Sod Farm, 4 Buff-breasted Sandpipers
Lebanon Sod Farm, Boone, Indiana, US
Aug 22, 2017 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
Comments: Scanned sod fields from roads (300N, 350W, 400N). The most extensive trimmed grassland was on north side of 300N and adjacent 350W. Most Killdeer and all 4 Buff-breasted Sandpipers were there. Weather: thunderstorms last night and this morning; heavy clouds, intermittent light rain.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper 4 foraging actively on large trimmed short grass field (running, stopping, running). Took flight readily when I got out of car; kept a distance in field of at least 75 meters.
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 1
Mourning Dove 20
American Kestrel 1
American Crow 35
Horned Lark 10
Bank Swallow 1
Barn Swallow 50
European Starling 100
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Brown-headed Cowbird 100 molting adults (males conspicuously so)