Sunday morning (20 Aug) I ate breakfast on our deck hoping for some
post-breeding warblers moving through the woods (had Cerulean and
Black-and-white last week but no luck today).
Instead, about 0720, I heard a distinct 'peet-weet' and looked up to spot
a solitary, Solitary Sandpiper high overhead heading south along the
ridgeline (Black Oak Ridge in west Knox Co).
About 10 min later, 'tew tew tew' high overhead. Didn't spot the bird
this time, but knew it had to be a Greater Yellowlegs unless I was losing
Another 10 min or so passed and again, 'tew tew tew'. No mistaking it
this time, a second Greater Yellowlegs (altough I couldn't get my eyes on
this one either).
Interestingly enough, neither are new for the neighborhood list as I have
had Solitary in the retention pond for our subdivision (but this one was
actually from the yard) and a similar flyover (although at night) of
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