Date: 10/28/17 3:17 pm
From: zzedpowers <in-bird-l...>
Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Eagle Marsh, Ft Wayne
It seems like the first autumn day in the 30s is colder that a January day in the teens. Nevertheless, seven birders gathered for Stockbridge Audubon's field trip at Eagle Marsh. We had a nice array of dabbling ducks (but only one diving duck) and shorebirds, including a rather late Semipalmated Sandpipers.

Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve, Allen, Indiana, US
Oct 28, 2017 8:20 AM - 11:35 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.3 mile(s)
Comments: 37-38 F, cloudy, light wind, light drizzle toward the end
38 species

Canada Goose 70
Wood Duck 13
Blue-winged Teal 4
Northern Shoveler 80
Mallard 40
Green-winged Teal 85
Ruddy Duck 1
Great Blue Heron 9
Great Egret 2
Turkey Vulture 40
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Bald Eagle 1 imm
Killdeer 4
Dunlin 20
Semipalmated Sandpiper 4 Smaller than nearby Dunlin, gray on back, white underparts, rather short, straight, black bill, black legs; foraging on mud flat.
Greater Yellowlegs 12
Lesser Yellowlegs 1
Ring-billed Gull 18
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 15
Belted Kingfisher 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Northern Flicker 1
American Kestrel 1
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 1
Tufted Titmouse 1
American Robin 40
European Starling 200
White-crowned Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 1
Song Sparrow 3
Northern Cardinal 2
Eastern Meadowlark 1
Red-winged Blackbird 1000
Common Grackle 15
American Goldfinch 1
House Sparrow 2

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