Date: 7/11/18 7:12 pm From: Jeremy Skaggs <jeremy.skaggs...> Subject: Re: Least Terns at LRAFB
I observed a large flock around the rear of the BX a couple of weeks ago.
And haven't seen them since. Maybe someone else has a bigger puzzle piece.
On Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 8:42 PM Jeffrey Short <bashman...> wrote:
> After swimming laps at the base pool, we head to the ponds near the RV
> park for a sandwich. There, we watch the resident birds, and usually,
> Least Terns fishing in the pond and lake across the road.
> Last year we were seeing 5 or 6 birds. However, this year, we saw 2 birds
> earlier in the summer, but today, none. We noticed the water levels are
> lower in the pond. I was wondering why the terns have left for good.
> Anyone from LRAFB –especially the USDA wildlife expert--still monitoring
> this listserv?
> Jeff Short