[TN-Bird] American Avocet, Black Tern, etc. (Cocke Co., Jefferson Co., TN)

  • From: "Donald Miller" <pandion@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "TN-Bird" <TN-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Bristol-birds" <bristol-birds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 00:34:43 -0400

August 23, 2007
[posting date: August 24, 2007]

Cocke County (Dutch Bottoms) (DB), Jefferson County (shoreline opposite Dutch 

Observers, in canoe: David Kirschke, Don Miller, Michael Sledjeski

Seen in the evening:

Double-crested Cormorant (15 DB, 2 Jefferson Co.)
Great Egret (44 DB, 3 Jefferson Co.)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (3 DB, 7 Jefferson Co.)
Black-bellied Plover (DB)
Semipalmated Plover (10 DB)
Killdeer (89 DB, 1 Jefferson Co.)
American Avocet (6 DB)
Greater Yellowlegs (DB)
Lesser Yellowlegs (5 DB)
Willet (3 DB)
Spotted Sandpiper (DB)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (9 DB)
Western Sandpiper (6 DB)
Least Sandpiper (54 DB)
unidentified peeps (a few dozen)
Pectoral Sandpiper (36 DB)
Stilt Sandpiper (DB)
Short-billed Dowitcher (16 DB)
Ring-billed Gull (DB)
Caspian Tern (9 DB)
Black Tern (11 DB)
Bank Swallow (3 DB)

Thanks, Michael, for transporting us into a great evening's birding.

Don Miller
Greeneville, Greene Co., TN


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