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Good work, Joe Fulvous Whistling Duck Eades!

Eric Burke
Kansas City, MO

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From: "Joshua Uffman" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 8:47 AM
Subject: Bootheel Birds-More Fulvous Whistlers


> Hi,
>
> My middle name should be FULVOUS WHISTLING DUCK.  I
> found THIRTEEN at the Dexter Rice Fields on Sunday.  I
> also saw my FOURTH MERLIN of the fall migration.  My
> knee is not doing well, but I found my crutches.
> After the news of the persistence of SHARP-TAILED
> SPARROWS at Little Creve Coeur Marsh I am tormented.
> I thought I might see one down there without
> walking-NO LUCK.  Anyone want to join me to help me
> flush them (always easier with more people)?  I will
> try to walk out there on my crutches--I think.  The
> Dexter Fields are a little over half harvested.  I
> didn't see any actual harvesting because of the way I
> arranged my stops during the day.  I saw 15 AMERICAN
> BITTERNS in the rice fields.  Heard lots of Soras.
>
> Big Oak Tree State Park was "birdy" with migrant
> warblers etc.
>
> The FWDs were in a rice field bordered by Hyway CC and
> county road 754.  From CC going south, if you turn
> left and drive down 754 a quarter mile or so, there is
> a ditch where they settled in north of 754 (to the
> left).
>
> Also saw 1 lingering Black-Necked Stilt at the
> Caruthersville Catfish Farms.  FIVE lingering LITLLE
> BLUE HERONS at the Dexter Fields.
>
> I saw my first Golden-crowned kinglet and Dark-eyed
> junco of the fall on Saturday.
>
> Joe FWD Eades
> St. Louis County
>
> =====
> Joshua Uffman
> St. Louis County, MO
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