Date: 9/3/17 9:12 pm
From: Ricky Davis (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: New Hope Creek, Jordan Lake
Hi folks,

Went looking for the Spoonbill at New Hope Creek Sunday - no luck!! But did see the continuing Wood Stork, and there were still lots of shorebirds. Highlights included 1 Black-bellied and 46 Semipalmated Plovers, 26 Stilt Sandpipers, 1 Sanderling, 1 Baird's and 5 White-rumped Sandpipers, 55 Pectorals, 75 Lesser Yellowlegs, and a smattering of the usuals. Real neat was at one point, the Bairds and White-rumpeds were side by side, affording great comparison! Most of the birds were in the mud flats around the RailRoad grade and upstream from there.

Thanks, later, Ricky

Ricky Davis
Rocky Mount, NC
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