Date: 9/9/17 11:55 am
From: Scott Priebe via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: Re: [Va-bird] Sabine's gull YES at 11:15am Saturday also 12:50-1:50
The Sabine's Gull was actively feeding between 12:50 and 1:30 just off the piers at the marina, sometimes feeding along the edge of the SAV nearest the piers - identifiable by eye. At ~ 1:45 it settled down on open water between the edge of the SAV and the end of the pier coming out from ther airport.


Scott D. Priebe
Springfield, VA


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From: va-bird <va-bird-bounces+falco57=<msn.com...> on behalf of Bill Hohenstein via va-bird <va-bird...>
Sent: Saturday, September 9, 2017 12:07 PM
To: <va-bird...>
Subject: Re: [Va-bird] Sabine's gull YES at 11:15am Saturday

The Sabine's Gull is still present.. as of 11:15 this morning (Saturday 9/9) at the Marina at Daingerfield Island. Arlington County. A group of us viewed the bird from the end of a set of docks that look out on to the vegetation mats. The gull was resting and flying in front of the long pier that extends the National Airport runway lights. It is difficult to pick out at rest, being similar to the immature laughing gulls. It is a bit smaller with a dainty bill. It is easy to recognize in flight.


Here is a link to some photos and videos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/73831614@N00/albums/72157686021148290


Bill


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From: va-bird <va-bird-bounces+elliety=<msn.com...> on behalf of Pam and Ben via va-bird <va-bird...>
Sent: Friday, September 8, 2017 8:23 PM
To: Va-Bird
Subject: [Va-bird] Sabine's gull YES (plus 9 black terns)

Stopped by the Washington Sailing Marina on my bike ride home from work.
The gull was sitting on the SAV when I got there, but was too far away to
identify without a scope. It started flying and foraging, and then I could
identify it easily. Gorgeous bird. Bonus: 9 black terns foraging in the
same area.



Ben Jesup

Alexandria

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