[TN-Bird] Re: Iceland Gull Update

  • From: "Daniel Estabrooks" <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Redacted sender "hyla514@xxxxxxxxx" for DMARC)
  • To: "tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 22:53:45 +0000 (UTC)

Where are people birding at the landfill nowadays? When I was there in 
December, the cell where all the gulls used to be at the base of Landfill Rd. 
was built up and didn't look like good habitat anymore.
Daniel Estabrooks 

     On Wednesday, February 4, 2015 4:39 PM, Chloe Walker 
<dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 It has been decided that the bird is a first-cycle "Kumlien's" Iceland Gull. 
We returned to the Middlepoint Landfill (Rutherford county) this afternoon to 
try to re-find the bird, but with no luck. The majority of the gulls were on 
the flat ground hidden from view by an orange construction fence, and others 
were circling around dumped trash. Yesterday they were on the side of the hill, 
making the viewing much easier. We'll probably give it another shot in the next 
few days. The best spot to search is from Landfill Road, just off East 
Jefferson Pike near Highway 231. 
Chloe WalkerMurfreesboro, TNhttp://chloesbirdingblog.blogspot.com/


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