[TN-Bird] Birding Kentucky Lake 10/10/2015

  • From: Stephen Zipperer <stczipperer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2015 16:02:19 -0500

Kentucky Lake
Big Sandy NWR
Big Sandy Mud Flats
Britton Ford NWR
Eagle Creek
Paris Landing State Park

7 birders met at the usual meet up spot Saturday morning 10/10/15 in Big
Sandy , TN. They were Susan Arnold, Joe Hall, Ruben Stoll, Michael Todd,
Allen Troyer, Jack Zipperer, and myself. The day was a beautiful slightly
windy fall day. If my total is correct we saw 64 species.

Best were:

Big Sandy Unit

Peregrine Falcon
Sharp-shined Hawk
Lesser black-backed gull, Pace Point
Ruby - crowned Kinglet (fos)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Numerous Bald Eagles

Big Sandy Mudflats:

2 Laughing Gulls
1 Bonaparte's Gull
300+ American White Pelicans

Britton Ford:

Caspian Tern

Eagle Creek:

Over 50 Forster's Terns
Lesser Black-backed Gull

Paris Landing State Park :

7 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, various ages
Herring Gulls
Bay - breasted Warbler
Large flock of Yellow-rump Warblers
Pine Warblers.

5 Gull species, 2 Tern Species, 6 Warbler Species. Great day was had by all.

Good birding

Stephen Zipperer
Rutherford Co

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