[EMAS] Re: Beaver Lake 4/19/12

I heard the witchety-witchety of the common yellow throat in the bush where
the gnatcatcher is nesting.
Loud singing. No showing. bon voyage,simon. to that beautiful place. Gwenda
L.


On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 10:46 PM, Simon Thompson <simonrbt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Last walk around Beaver Lake for a few days and bird keep leaving and
> arriving!
> Water levels very high this morning and watched Billy the Warden opening
> the sluice at the other end of the lake.......
>
> Highlights this morning included:
>
> Blue-winged Teal - flock back up to 5
>
> Ruddy Duck - 4 male and 3 females
>
> Bufflehead - 1 female
>
> Osprey - 1
>
> Solitary Sandpiper   Numbers down to 6
>
> Ruby-throated Hummingbird- 2 males
>
> Gray Catbird -    8+ around the lake
>
> Yellow Warbler - 1 male singing
>
> Off to Dauphin Island, AL in the morning for a trip.
> Simon
> --
>
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>

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