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>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Eric Feltz  
> Sent:	Monday, May 02, 2005 9:56 AM
> To:	[log in to unmask]
> Subject:	REDA 5/01;peregrine diving
> 
> I went to REDA Sunday bright and early before work.  I saw...
> At the ditch to the entrance
> 1 sora
> 2 virginia rails
> 1 short-billed dowitcher
> 1 common yellowthroat
> 1 huge muskrat 
> At Heron Pond...
> Stilt Sands (150), Long-billed dowitchers (70 ish)
> American Pipit 
> Wilson's phalarope (20 ish)
> 
> While at Heron Pond,  I watched through binocs as flocks of birds would
> suddently take to flight, I then saw a peregrine swooping down once,
> twice, and on the third time he dives, splashes in the mud and comes up
> with a peep in his talons.  so brief, so effortless!!
> 
> On the "other side" of Heron Pond, down the gravel road;
> 4 baby Killdeers cross in front of my car.  They were so funny looking
> with huge heads, long legs and tiny bodies!  
> By the way, 7 of the above species were LIFERS for me!!  What a great day.
> MOBIRDS and the folks of SLAS and WGNSS have been so indispensable!!
> Thank you.
> 
> Eric J. Feltz
> Herbarium Assistant
> Missouri Botanical Garden
> Monsanto Center, 1st floor
> 4500 Shaw Avenue
> St. Louis, MO.  63110
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