I drove up (from Virginia Beach) to Chincoteague yesterday (10/19/06). It was rather quiet bird-wise (only 51 species) but a great day to be outdoors. Besides the abundant yellow-rumps, ducks and geese, I found a late Tricolored Heron along with the expected wading birds including several immature and one adult Black-crowned Night-Herons, 2 American Avocets, a mixed flock of Willets and Marbled Godwits, 2 Dunlin, both yellowlegs, and a few Tree Swallows (nothing unusual seen with the small flocks). Rexanne Bruno Lynchburg, VA PS I was at Craney on Oct 19, 2006 with Ben Copeland and Jane Frigo. The only birds of note that day were five American Avocets and a single Buff-breasted Sandpiper.