[TN-Bird] Dutch Bottoms buff-breasted

  • From: "michael sledjeski" <mtnsylva@xxxxxxx>
  • To: TN-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, doneil@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 07:14:53 -0400

Douglas Lake, Cocke& Jefferson counties, 8/17/07
Ten Islands & Dutch Bottoms by canoe, 5:00-7:30 PM
Lake elevation: 968'

Shorebirds now prefer the mud down river from Walters Bridge - we found only 
a few in the Ten Islands area, where the bottoms are higher & drier. Better 
numbers were around a mudflat about 1/4 mile around the bend from the 
bridge.

Shorebirds seen:
Semipalmated plover (6)
Killdeer (140+)
Lesser yellowlegs (2)
Spotted sandpiper (3)
Least sandpiper (68)
Pectoral sandpiper (17)
Buff-breasted sandpiper

Michael Sledjeski & Leslie Gibbens
Del Rio TN


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