Date: 9/6/20 3:41 pm From: <jmeredit...> Subject: [obol] Deschutes county, Jaeger - Re: Wickiup report from Peter Low
Now he just had a Parasitic Jaeger come from way out, fly over the dam and continue out of sight.
On 2020-09-06 15:02, <jmeredit...> wrote:
> Water level is even lower. Took him 3 hours walking from Wickiup Butte Boat ramp but he had a mind blowing flock of .... 34 Pectoral Sandpipers!! He sorted through them and did not find a Sharp-tailed amongst them. He had a lot of peeps out there as well, Leasts and Westerns, over 100. > > 7 Common Terns, none close enough to be seen from any usual access spots. He had 5 yesterday and 2 today on posts, way, way out in the distance. > > 15 Common Loons out at the little remaining water in the center, walking out from Wickiup Butte. > > He walked the willows at kiosk ponds and found a mix of expected warblers and other passerine species but nothing unusual. > > Davis Lake - > > A few G Yellowlegs, 1 Semipalmated Plover, a few peeps, but from both the Deschutes side and Klamath side, few shorebirds and no candidate for Buff-breasted. > > He will be out at Wickiup tomorrow too and will surely report quickly if anything super good is found. Thanks to Peter for all this walking and reporting. Good birding, judy