Great Blue Heron,3
Spotted Sandpiper,2 juvs
Semipalmated Sandpiper,1 juv
Least Sandpiper,2 juvs
—HITCHCOCK ROAD POND
Great Blue Heron,1
—MILLER BEACH- At the Lake Street lot. Also present: Matt Beatty, Brad Bumgardner, and Kim Ehn. Watch hours 7:00AM -3:00PM. A front passed about noon bringing NW winds at 15 knots. We thought the Black Tern tally was a record, but my memory of the current record proved inaccurate. Sorry.
Blue-winged Teal, 196
Double-crested Cormorant,200 est.
Magnificent Frigatebird,1 adult female with buffy carpal bars visible on the upper wing- First spotted by John Kendall at 12:50, visible for about 10 minutes as it drifted toward Chicago. This is the lakefront’s fifth record.
Semipalmated Plover,3 juvs
Lesser Yellowlegs,3 flyby flock
Semipalmated Sandpiper,3 juvs
Least Sandpiper,1 flyby
Sanderling,14- 6 adults & 8 juvs
Black Tern,1164- Indiana’s 2nd largest count (1265 were seen at Miller 25 Aug 2007)
Common Nighthawk,9- came in off Lake Michigan
Ruby-throated Hummingbird,1 flyby