Date: 8/27/17 6:24 pm
From: Fran M <franmmmk...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET DBC Trip to Momence/Pembroke
Does anyone know what's the reason for the decrease in sod production?


On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 5:58 PM, Jeff Smith <mrqmagoo13...> [ILbirds] <
<ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

> A group of twelve searched the H&E Sod fields and nearby ag fields Sunday
> morning. Highlights included 2 Buff-breasted sandpipers, Black-bellied and
> American Golden Plovers, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs and a lone Pectoral Sandpiper.
> The amount of acreage in sod production continues to decrease in the area.
> We did not check areas east of the main field to see if any sod was being
> grown. After lunch a drive through Pembroke did not produce any of their
> specialty birds. We briefly checked the two TNC properties only adding a
> few species to our day list best being Red- headed Woodpeckers.
> eBird checklist for sod farm :
> checklist/S38856405
> Jeff Smith
> Woodridge, DuPage Co.
> Sent from my iPad

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