Date: 7/26/19 3:01 pm
From: Paul Sullivan <paultsullivan...>
Subject: [obol] Sheridan sewage ponds - July 36
I visited (with permission) the Sheridan sewage ponds 9:30-11:30 today.
About 11 o'clock I was joined by Tom Love.



I found 31 species, and 2 new county birds!



1 Great Blue Heron

4 Greater White-fronted Geese

74 Canada geese

1 Wood Duck female

86 Mallards, plus broods of 5,6, &7

2 Shoveler

5 Lesser Scaup

1 Hooded Merganser female

7 Ruddy Ducks

53 Coots

1 BLACK-NECKE3D STILT - a county first for me and Tom

8 Killdeer

1 Greater Yellowlegs

1 Spotted Sandpiper

1 WILSON'S PHALAROPE - another county first for me

2 Ring-billed Gulls

12 California Gulls

1 Rock Pigeon

1 Eurasian Collared-Dove

1 Kestrel

1 BLACK PHOEBE

20 Barn Swallow

10 Violet-green Swallow

1 Scrub Jay

1 Crow

1 Swainson's Thrush

1 Song Sparrow

1 Red-winged Blackbird

150 Brewer's Blackbird

1 Brown-headed Cowbird

1 House Sparrow



Previous records for Black-necked Stilt

2 on pond on Schoof farm, Hwy 47, Carlton, 30 Apr 07, Carol Karlen

1 on pond on Schoof farm, 18 May 09, Ralph Schoof

Previous records for Wilson's Phalarope

2, Sheridan sewage ponds, 31 Jul 84,Tom Love





Good birding, everyone,



Paul Sullivan




 
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