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To those that list and/or chase.
This is OUT of the 50 mile circle, but the bird could be re-found farther 
south.

Good Birding,
Charlene Malone
St. Louis co.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Travis Mahan" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 9:18 PM
Subject: IBET WHITE IBIS @ Carlyle Lake subimpoundments


> Hello everyone,
>
> I received word from Bob Hammel (a DNR employee stationed at Carlyle
> Lake) that today he found an immature WHITE IBIS at subimpoundment #
> 1 of the Carlyle Lake WMA (Fayette County).  I have no further
> details as to the specific location as of yet, but will keep
> everyone posted when I receive additional details.  FYI, Dan
> Kassebaum is planning on searching for the ibis tomorrow morning at
> approximately 8:00am.
>
> Directions to Parking Lot # 1 (De Lorme reference: pg. 78; B-1)
>
> From the north:  Go south through Vandalia on Rt. 51 and take a
> right (west) at the Historic Statehouse.  Signs should indicate Rt.
> 40 and/or Rt. 140.  Follow this road through downtown Vandalia and
> continue around the sharp turn to the left (south), which will then
> take another sharp turn to the right (west).  This is Rt. 140 that
> will take you west out of Vandalia.  Continue west for about 4-5
> miles and take a left (south) on 300E.  Follow this road as far as
> it will go...this is Parking Lot # 1.  Before the parking area,
> there is a DNR office on the east side of the road, which is where
> Bob Hammel's office is located.  Stopping at the office could
> possibly yield an update on the ibis.  Access to the subimpoundments
> is limited because the gravel levee roads are gated.
>
> Here's a link to a map of the Carlyle Lake WMA:
>
> http://www.carlylelake.com/Maps/wmamap.htm
>
> Focus your attention to the north part of the map and find 300E,
> which is just east of Pittsburg.  This will take you south to
> the "Park HQ" and Parking Lot # 1.
>
> Good luck,
>
> Travis Mahan
> Decatur, IL
> Macon Co.
> [log in to unmask]
> Birding pics:  http://home.insightbb.com/~tmahan/index.html
>
>

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