Date: 9/10/19 8:13 pm
From: 'Damien J. Simbeck' <TNbarredowl...> [albirds] <albirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [ALBIRDS] Brown Booby in Waterloo
I doubt this one had anything to do with Dorian. That storm came nowhere near Alabama (or Mississippi and Tennessee, see later discussion). This species is known to wander inland, even when no tropical storms are involved. A Brown Booby was reported August 30 at Duck River and September 7 at JP Coleman State Park. Maybe the same bird working its way up the river. To view the bird from Waterloo, a good scope is required. It's about a mile across the river. The bird was seen today in association with the ruins of the former buildings from the downstream end of the Muscle Shoals canal.

Damien Simbeck
Killen AL

On September 10, 2019, at 7:48 PM, "ANDREW Haffenden <andrew...> [albirds]" <albirds-noreply...> wrote:

 

That's a nice bird. Dorian remnant I expect.

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Subject: [ALBIRDS] Brown Booby in Waterloo

 

 

Ruben Stoll reported a Brown Booby at the old Riverton ruins this morning.  I was working in the area, so I went to look for it, without success.  Bala called this afternoon and he and Sue were watching the bird. I bee-lined it here after work and am looking at it now, still near the Riverton ruins.  Long distant view,  but identifiable.

Damien Simbeck
Killen AL

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