Date: 9/12/17 12:17 pm
From: Jamie Adams (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: RE: 11 Hudsonian Godwits, Lake Wheeler
Maybe for inland, but some dude just had like 20 something several weeks ago while ocean watching at OBX.

I just had several Jaegers which I am in process of trying to ID and a Sooty Tern and another Red-necked Phalarope at North end of Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Jamie Adams
Wilmington NC


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From: <carolinabirds-request...> [mailto:<carolinabirds-request...>] On Behalf Of Steve Compton
Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:13 PM
To: <carolinabirds...>
Cc: <lucasrbobay...>
Subject: Re: 11 Hudsonian Godwits, Lake Wheeler

Birders,

Got to be a record number of Hudsonians for the Carolinas. As you know, they migrate far offshore. Almost certainly a storm blown flock.

Steve Compton
Greenville, SC

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On Sep 12, 2017 2:41 PM, Kyle Kittelberger <carolinabirds...> wrote:
>
> Hey everyone,
>
> As of 2:37, the Godwits are still present and showing very nicely from the overlook at the end of the trail. Below is the list of shorebirds I had. Large number of Pectoral Sandpipers on the back, did not see anything else different among them.
>
> Killdeer
> Hudsonian Godwit- 11
> Stilt Sandpiper- 4
> Lesser Yellowlegs- 1
> Pectoral Sandpiper- 34
>
> Good birding! Thanks to Lucas for getting the word out about this
> awesome sighting. Cheers,
>
> Kyle Kittelberger
> Raleigh, NC
>
> --------------------------------------------
> On Tue, 9/12/17, Lucas Bobay <carolinabirds...> wrote:
>
> Subject: 11 Hudsonian Godwits, Lake Wheeler
> To: "<carolinabirds...>" <carolinabirds...>
> Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 11:54 AM
>
> There are currently 11
> Hudsonian Godwits at the Lake Wheeler mudflats visible from Penny Rd
> (Wake Co NC). Birds are resting, feeding, and preening. Here with
> Stacy and Natalie Barbour now. Great birds inland!
> Lucas BobayRaleigh
>
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