Date: 5/26/18 11:25 am
From: DAVID PATICK <patick...>
Subject: Mason County birding
Gary Rankin, Mike Griffith birded today in Mason County this am visiting Rte. 35 and Leon Ferry Rd., Gallipolis Ferry, Shady Waters Campground, RCB Locks and Ashton Ponds. We had a very productive day especially with regard to shorebirds. Some of the birds seen were:

Rte. 35 Leon Ferry Rd.

Semipalmated Sandpiper-51

Spotted Sandpiper-5

Horned Lark-3

Grasshopper Sparrow-2

Savannah Sparrow-1


Gallipolis Ferry:


Shady Waters Campground-private campground:

Semipalmated Plover-8

There are very fair pics of White-rumped Sandpipers also present.

White-rumped Sandpiper-7

RCB Locks:

Least Bittern-1

Least Sandpiper-1

Semipalmated Sandpiper-1

Spotted Sandpiper-7

Herring Gull-2

Ashton Ponds:

Great Egret-1

Pied-billed Grebe-1

David Patick,

Huntington, WV 25701
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