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FYI for those St. Louis birders/chasers that like a challenge.
BTW, Likelihood of it being seen "the circle" are rather low, but possible.

Keep cool,
Charlene Malone


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charlene and Jim Malone" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 1:46 PM
Subject: Fw: IBET WHITE IBIS at Carlyle Friday - addendum


> Directions to the Roost from Parking lot #3 where Dan saw the imm WHITE 
> IBIS:
> Walk out on the levee to where you come to the pipeline (not far down this 
> levee)>
> Look east (to your left) and follow this pipeline to about half way down 
> to the next levee.
> The bird was in a roost early AM in this area.
> Be forewarned it is ROUGH WALKING through 6' high smartweed (on the levee 
> at Parking lot #3) and probably through some areas requiring knee high 
> rubber boots.
> With permission, Dan Kassebaum entered into Parking #1 and drove the 
> levees.
> One could walk this area but it would take hours of rough walking in ever 
> increasing temps and humidity down here (probable heat advisories this 
> weekend).
> The pool just out from parking lot #3 is a good place for this bird to 
> forage, but there are all kinds of pools located in this area.......so 
> basically the bird could be anywhere in the North end of Carlyle Lake.
> According to Dan, Speaker Lake has excellent shorebird habitat but one 
> must walk through that nasty 6' high smartweed to access the birds (guess 
> the Corp is only maintaining this area during duck hunting 
> now..??......too bad) Only Yellowlegs and Killdeer are being seen now.
>
> This is all I know......
>
> Good birding,
> Charlene Malone
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Charlene and Jim Malone" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 12:44 PM
> Subject: IBET WHITE IBIS at Carlyle Friday
>
>
>> FYI
>>
>>
>>> Travis Mahan called while I was busy trying not to be hit on the
>>> road.........
>>> Dan had the imm WHITE IBIS this AM in a roost half way between Parking
>>> lot #2 & #3 down the pipeline on the western edge of Parking lot #2, but
>>> flew out of the roost after early AM.
>>> Sorry I can not remember the specific directions (absolutely NO short 
>>> term
>>> memory anymore).
>>> As I mentioned, my attention was being diverted at the time I took the
>>> msg.
>>
>>> Dan and couple other birders are going to check Parking lot #3 because 
>>> it
>>> is filled with lots of egrets and herons.
>>>
>>> I will try to get directions and an update from Dan Kassebaum IF I can,
>>> but I have VERY limited time at the computer today. Hopefully Travis can
>>> post later this evening.
>> Good birding,
>> Charlene Malone
>> Chesterfield, MO/St. Louis co.
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