Date: 4/22/19 11:17 am
From: Matt Wetrich <go_tweeting...>
Subject: Re: [ia-bird] Avocets, Dunbar Slough
There are now a group of ~40 White-faced Ibis at Dunbar Slough. 1 of them was suspect as Glossy, but I could not confirm due to distance and lighting. It clearly did not have a well-outlined face. It is either Glossy or most likely a younger White-faced.

Viewed from parking area on B Ave, just north or the S curve. Approx 1 mile north or 290th.

New birds are dropping in like hot cakes with the arrival of this strong north wind. Forster's Terns, 4 dowitcher spp, and more.

Matt

On Apr 22, 2019 8:54 AM, Matt Wetrich <go_tweeting...> wrote:
Birders,

In western Greene County at Dunbar Slough there are currently approximately 60 American Avocets.

To view them a scope is needed. On 240th, just west of the slough habitat the road goes up a hill. Park on the north side of the road and scope south, southeast to the opposite end of the wetland in the distance. They were tucked against the southeast shoreline.

Bird on!

Matt Wetrich
Jefferson, Greene County
Naturalist, Carroll CCB

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