Date: 9/1/17 7:43 pm
From: Fred Bartel <fbartel70...>
Subject: Re: Roseate Spoonbill
I found the bird with assistance from two KC birders at 9th and Arrowhead
this morning. It's easy to miss mixed in with the Egrets.

On Aug 31, 2017 2:10 PM, "mike rader" <mike_rader...> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
> Work took me to Dillon Nature Center today, so after I got what I needed,
> the staff (Mary Clark, Stephanie Carlson and Steve Kinser)and I made a
> quick run up to McPherson Wetlands to look for the Roseate Spoonbill. we
> ran into Harry Gregory over on 10th and he told us it was a mile west. We
> went over to 10th and Arrowhead and found the bird in the trees with
> several egrets and Little Blue Herons in the pond on the west side of 10th.
> It gave a brief good view, then went down to the water behind the trees,
> basically out of sight. This was between 11:00 am and 11:30 am on 8/31/17.
> I heard a calling Fish Crow just to the east of out location and we saw at
> least a dozen huge northern water snakes out sunning on some tree branches
> just out of the water. Some were bigger than Mary's arm! Pretty cool birds
> and other stuff there.
>
>
> Mike Rader
> Wilson and/or Pratt,??KS
>
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