Date: 8/30/17 4:14 pm
From: Gene Ricks <gricks1949...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Re: Sharp-tailed Sandpiper at Swan Creek
On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 4:17:36 PM UTC-4, Matt Hafner wrote:
> I've received nothing but positive comments about the interesting Calidris, so I'm starting a new thread here. 
>
> Tim Carney notes that TODAY ONLY there is Swan Creek access until 5:30 PM.  As far as I know, people on site are not currently seeing the bird. Closer photos were obtained after I left by Ryan Johnson and Dan Haas.
>
> *** NOTE: Swan Creek/Cox Creek is an active industrial site and
> mitigation project in northern Anne Arundel Co. Access is at the end of
> Kembo Road off Fort Smallwood Road near 695. The site is open ONLY
> Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please be in your car and
> leaving at 3:30 p.m.. Remember to always sign in at the office, to be on
> your best behavior (people have worked hard to coordinate this access),
> and to stick to permitted areas. This Swan Creek map linked here
> details where you are and aren't allowed to walk. http://www.billhubick.com/docs/swan_creek_map.jpg. ***
>
> Good luck!
>
> Matt Hafner
> Forest Hill, MD

Here's 2 photos of the Sharp-tailed that landed in front of us and the Pectoral that was near it for comparison.

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