All, From approximately 6:30-11:30 a.m. today (September 2) the following were counted at College Creek, James City County, near Williamsburg by Tom Armour, Brian Taber, and myself. What a morning! All the birds we counted were headed inland up the James River into the southwest wind. Sooty Shearwater-1-first local record-extremely well-seen by all American Oystercatcher-1-5th local record Spotted Sandpiper-3 Ruddy Turnstone-3-11th local record Semipalmated Sandpiper-1 Jaeger sp.-1-a local first for any jaeger species Caspain Tern-8 Royal Tern-32+ Sandwich Tern-4-4th local record Commom Tern-8 Forster's Tern-3+ Least Tern-1 Bridled Tern-7-second local record Sooty Tern-14 Black Tern-175 Black Skimmer-5 Purple Martin-12+ Bank Swallow-2 Petrochelidon sp-4-5 Lots of Barn and Tree Swallows Bill Williams Center for Conservation Biology William and Mary You are subscribed to VA-BIRD. To post to this mailing list, simply send email to va-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe, send email to va-bird-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field.