Date: 9/10/19 1:32 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Fern Ridge, Lane County
Yellowlegs percentages have flipped this week. There have been unusual numbers of Lesser this summer.

Vjera and I had several Lincoln’s on Sunday.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

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www.alanlcontreras.com



> On Sep 10, 2019, at 1:13 PM, <brrobb...> <brrobb...> wrote:
>
> I spent a few hours birding Fern Ridge Ponds 5 & 6 this morning after the heavy rain (Josh, you looked soaked!). While the rains of yesterday and this morning covered some mudflats, there is still a good deal of appropriate habitat remaining which should bode well for the rest of September. Shorebirds were in good numbers including:
> 1 Black-bellied Plover
> 45 Semipalmated Plover
> 4 Killdeer
> 1 STILT SANDPIPER
> 2 Bairds Sandpiper
> 125 Least Sandpiper
> 450 Western Sandpiper
> 4 Short-billed Dowitcher
> 150 Long-billed Dowitcher
> 6 Wilsons Snipe
> 16 Red-necked Phalarope
> 80 Greater Yellowlegs
> 32 Lesser Yellowlegs
> I also found my first Lincolns Sparrows of the year near the gate.
>
> Roger Robb
> Springfield, OR
>

 
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