Date: 10/29/18 9:54 pm
From: <ericwalters7...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: IBET Re: Montrose Piping Plover continues and a records update
---In <ILbirds...>, <cakile@...> wrote :
Charlie Clark observed a Piping Plover in Lake County November 9 & 10, 1973.

H. David Bohlen observed plovers on November 9-21, 1982 (Mendota), and on November 13, 1982, (LaSalle).

Since the Montrose bird is unbanded, we're not sure where it originated, but hopefully it will stay here resting and refueling as long as it wants before continuing its southward migration to its wintering grounds.


More specific data:

9-10 Nov, 1973, was at Illinois Beach State Park (CClark).

Also, I'm guessing the two 1982 records represent the same bird (as its the same year, same county and same date). Probably just duplicate information instead of two birds, although DBohlen could confirm.

Lastly, I'm under the impression that Al Stokie had one on Waukegan Beach on 14 Nov, 2011 (reported on Illinois Birders Forum). Perhaps he could confirm that one.

Eric Walters
Zion, IL/Granview, MO

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