Tie Landing in Humphreys County has produced a few good birds over this
past weekend that haven’t made it on here yet as far as I know. All
sightings at Tie Landing or by kayak in the mouth of the Duck River on
Islands in sight of Tie Landing observed by Victor and I and or Alan
Troyer, Clay Bliznick and Daniel Redwine.
BROWN BOOBY, found by commercial fishermen on Friday the 30th and
continuing only up until about noon when Alan Troyer watched it follow a
fishing boat South. Not seen since.
WHITE-WINGED DOVE, one bird roosting with Mourning Doves in Willows on
the largest island, found by Alan Troyer on the evening of the 31st and
seen leaving the island the next morning, September 1st. Headed towards the
upper Duck River Bottoms.
AMERICAN AVOCET, one found on the mudflats on Saturday 31st by Clay
Bliznick, continuing through yesterday the second.
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, up to three throughout the weekend.
BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, several on Friday and one Sunday evening
BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER, one on Saturday the 31st found by Clay Bliznick.
BAIRD’S SANDPIPER, two on Sunday evening
SANDERLING, several seen by Daniel Redwine on Sunday evening.
WESTERN SANDPIPER, several around
PEREGRINE FALCON, one particularly obnoxious bird strafing the flats
(probably every day) and making all the shorebirds disappear for much of
the time on any given day.
Plegadis Ibis, high count of 8 seen flying South over the Tennessee River
in formation yesterday the second of September. Too distant for ID to
Ruben Stoll, Centerville Tennessee