Date: 4/30/19 7:45 am
From: Tim Rodenkirk <timrodenkirk...>
Subject: [obol] Mega Shorebird Flock 4/30/2019
Headed out to woods but stopped along Hwy 42 to take a quick look at a huge
shorebird accumulation. With the late rains Winter Lake (near Coquille) is
like a huge mudflat. There are shorebird flocks (Westerns mostly I would
guess) everywhere. Tens of thousands- the most I have ever seen in Coos
County! The numbers are staggering!!!!!

Several Eagles and at least one Peregrine are moving the birds- this is an
area bigger than Bandon Marsh with birds moving everywhere.

Totally awesome!
Tim R
near Coquille

 
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