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Nuts.......
That is suppose to be WARD Branch at Rend lake.
Never really got use to these *&^$% eyeglasses.

Dan Kassebaum has a full report on his website.
http://www.monroe.k12.il.us/websites/dkassebaum/report.htm

Time to play dead.

Charlene

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlene and Jim Malone" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2004 11:37 AM
Subject: St. Louis area/beyond shorebirds & other stuff


> Shorebirds .........
> Joe Eades went to Carlyle Lake, IL parking lot #3 on Tuesday evening.
> Highlight was a breeding plumaged RUDDY TURNSTONE.
> He had 12 species but only 100 individuals.
>
> Rend Lake (out of the circle) has been hosting some good shorebirds with
RED
> KNOT, BUFF-BREASTED and a LEAST TERN being seen at the West Branch.
>
> There is a CURLEW SANDPIPER being reported in Arkansas.
>
> Be on the lookout, that small group of shorebirds could hold a goodie.
>
> Other stuff.......
>
> Re: SEDGE WRENS
> LOTS of them singing away along Riverlands Way Road. Only time I SEE them
is
> to scan the area where I THINK the song is coming and then from that point
> of position
> scan about a half dozen yards either side and away.
> They throw their voices and often sing just low enough in the vegetation
so
> it makes it hard to view them. Have patience and one will finally surface,
> then you can get a scope view.
> In my experience, pishing does NO good for me. They usually shut-up or I
> chase then off.
> Others may have different results.
>
> RE: East St. Louis PABU
> The East St. Louis Painted Bunting was seen by several people after Dan K
> found them.
> Mike Brady reported three a few (several?) weeks ago.
> Some out of town birders dipped on the birds too.
>
> Charlene Malone
> St. Louis co
> Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati
>
>

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