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Too tired and it's too smoky to do another msg, so just forwarding this one 
from IBET.
St. Louis birders note they ARE drawing down Horseshoe Lake duck 
impoundment.

Got to get some fresh air.

Charlene Malone

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charlene and Jim Malone" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 7:16 PM
Subject: Re: IBET Hurricane Birds?


> Went looking for hurricane birds around the St. Louis area - Riverlands
> (both sides of the River), Horseshoe Lake, etc. Did not have time to go to
> Carlyle too.
> NO luck, but did see a COMMON TERN at Linc Shields at REDA when we have 
> not
> seen any for a while. Still getting a few Least sandpipers here and there 
> in
> flooded fields. Greater yellowlegs at the old Collinsville Gold Course.
>
> Told Dan Kassebaum about all the birds being seen in TN and he said he
> should be at Carlyle Lake.
> Hope he went. If anyone can find a zootie, Dan can.
>
> BTW, they are drawing down the duck impoundment at Horseshoe Lake SP,
> Madison co. and the staff said it should be down to mudflats by this
> weekend.
> Hope the baby Pied billed grebes grow enough to fly as they will need to
> find new digs very soon.
>
> Nitie-nite kids,
> Charlene Malone
> Chesterfield, MO/St. L co.
> [log in to unmask]
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mcmullen, Keith A MVS" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 12:42 PM
> Subject: IBET Hurricane Birds?
>
>
>>
>> Hi Gang:
>>
>> Just checked Surfbirds and TN and KY, both have been reporting some 
>> pretty
>> good species obviously blown off-course by Hurricane Dennis.  I'm at the
>> office and unable to get to the field (darn the luck!) so ANYONE in
>> Southern
>> Illinois should be checking Rend and Carlyle, Crab Orchard, Mermet Lake 
>> or
>> any decent stretch along the Ohio or Mississippi River for terns, gulls,
>> shearwaters, etc.
>>
>> Kentucky Dam and/or Lake Barkely reported SOOTY TERN, AUDUBON'S
>> SHEARWATER,
>> LAUGHING GULL, WILLET and a BROWN NODDY.
>>
>> Tennessee reports the following: SOOTY TERN, PARASITIC JAEGER, BRIDLED
>> TERN,
>> BROWN PELICAN and LAUGHING GULL.
>>
>> Sorry, this isn't about ILLINOIS birds, but these birds are in 
>> neighboring
>> states and considering the results of the passing storm event, some of
>> these
>> are very likely candidates to be gracing our states waters!
>>
>> All 4 now and good birdings!
>>
>> Keith McMullen
>> O'Fallon, IL
>> [log in to unmask]
>>
>
>

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