[Bristol-Birds] Upper Douglas Lake

  • From: "Richard Knight" <rknight8@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bristol-birds" <bristol-birds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "VForstrom" <VForstrom@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2007 11:52:58 -0400

21 July 2007
Ten Islands section of upper Douglas Lake, Cocke Co side.
Just downstream from Rankin Bottoms, which are high & dry.

After spending the day birding with Don Miller in Greene Co.,
Cathey Love, Virginia Fairchild, and I met Michael Sledjeski
and Leslie Gibbens at the Leadvale boat ramp for a motorized
canoe trip in the late afternoon.

Greater Yellowlegs - 1
Lesser Yellowlegs - 2
Spotted Sandpiper - 4
Least Sandpiper - 50
Pectoral Sandpiper - 47
Killdeer - 150+

Great Egret - 110+
Black-cr. Night-Heron - 10+

plus (numbers not tallied):
Great Blue Herons
Green Herons
Dbl-cr Cormorants
Wood Ducks
Canada Geese & Mallards
numerous swallows

Many thanks to Michael & Leslie for a pleasant outing.

Rick Knight
Johnson City, TN

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