[TN-Bird] Rankin WMA

  • From: michael sledjeski <mbsledjeski@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, bristol-birds <bristol-birds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:11:08 -0400

Douglas Lake, 7/26/14, 6:30pm-9:00pm, by canoe
Lake elevation: 991.8 ft -  not much shorebird habitat at this level

Partial lists -
Mouth of the Nolichucky River, Hamblen county:
 Wood Duck (18)
 Double-crested Cormorant (8)
 Great Egret (38)
 Green Heron (7)
 Osprey (8)

Rankin Bottoms, Cocke county:
 Wood Duck (35)
 Double-crested Cormorant (ca. 300, roosting along the French Broad)
 Great Egret (125+) - roosting at the south end of the embayment
 Black-crowned Night-Heron (15)
 Green Heron (22)
 Osprey (7)
 Spotted Sandpiper (4)
 Solitary Sandpiper (2)
 White-eyed Vireo, vocalizing
 Eastern Kingbird (pair successfully defending nest against a Green Heron)
 Prothonotary Warbler (2)

Michael Sledjeski & Leslie Gibbens
Del Rio TN

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