Date: 8/25/17 5:42 pm
From: David Weesner (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Lots of Shorebirds at Fort Fisher Spit
I was there at high today from about 12 till 2.  Thousands of shorebirds on the spit and lots at the first crossover.This estimate is probably low!!Black-b. Plover -600,  Am. Oystercatcher-200, Semipalmated Plover- 9,000, Whimbrel- 15, Sanderling -200, Western Sanpiper- 450, Semipalmated Sandpiper- 15, S.b Dowitcher- 600, Caspian Tern- 15, and Black Terns- 160.Dave WeesnerWilmington, NC

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