Date: 7/8/20 5:10 pm From: Mark Brown <markb249...> Subject: Re: [ia-bird] YCNH at Hawkeye Wildlife Area
At least one bird continues this evening along Sand Point Access Rd, perched in a tree at the area where the the road enters the flooded field to the north. It was vocalizing; otherwise I never would have seen it.
Mark Brown North Liberty
On Wed, Jul 8, 2020, 12:03 PM Jim Forde <jimforde...> wrote:
> This morning while checking the shoreline at Sand Point Access, a pair of > herons flew towards me from the west and I quickly realized one was > too big to be a Green Heron. It landed atop a tree right next to me giving > me a very close look at a juv. YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON. But it > didn't stay put and rejoined its partner, presumed to be the same species, > flying straight south. They could have landed in any of a number of > trees between the refuge line and south Swan Lake > or just kept flying. I was unable to relocate them at Swan Lake but > glimpsing one inside a > tree's canopy at a distance is not likely. > > Since they appeared to have been along the shore to the west I suspect > the best bet would be their return this evening, between Sand Point and > Half Moon Ave. Babcock, which had 16 Least Sandpipers today, has the right > kind of habitat, also. > > > Jim Forde > > Cedar Rapids > > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "IA-BIRD" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to ia-bird+<unsubscribe...> > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/ia-bird/<1406159891.20483753.1594227836703.JavaMail.zimbra...> > . >