Forwarding for James Hickner


From: James Hickner [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:36 AM
To: Josh Uffman
Subject: B.K. Leach and Clarence Cannon - Sat Aug 30th 


Hi Josh, 


Clarence Cannon NWR was great not only for shorebirds but also for fall
migrants, especially warblers. Also found some at Norton Woods Access near
B.K. Leach CA. Here is yesterday result: 


B.K. Leach CA - my first stop: 


Belted Kingfisher - 1 

Lesser Yellowleg 

Greater Yellowleg 

Pectoral Sandpiper 

Least Sandpiper 

Killdeer Double-crested Cormorant plus some other usual birds  

Also all five species of swallows - Barn, Bank (found one on a wire),
Northern Rough-winged, Cliff ( found two), and Tree Swallows 


Norton Woods Access: 


Wilson's Warbler - 1 

Indigo Bunting 

Rudy-throated Hummingbird 

Chestnut-sided Warbler - 1 immature 

Tennessee Warbler - 1 

Blue-winged Warbler - 1 

Prothonotary Warbler - 1 male  


Clarence Cannon NWR: 



Lesser Yellowleg 

Semipalmated Sandpiper 

Pectoral Sandpiper 

Greater Yellowleg 

Least Sandpiper 

Semipalmated Plover  

Baird's Sandpiper - 1 or 2 

Buff-breasted Sandpiper - 2 

Stilt Sandpiper - more of them than my previous trips 

Short-billed Dowitcher - 3 

American Golden Plover - 1

Forster's Tern - 5 

In the wooded area in the NE part of the refugee- 

Eastern Phoebe - 3 

Northern Waterthrush - 1 

Indigo Bunting - 1 female 

Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2 

Blackburnian Warbler - 1 male and 1 female 

empid flycatcher - 1 ( I think it was either Willow or Alder) 

Eastern Wood Pewee - 1 

Northern Parula 

Black-and-white Warbler - 1 

Tennessee Warbler - 1 or 2 

Red-eyed Vireo - 1  


I had a total of 58 species for the day. It was too hot in the afternoon to


Good birding, 

Jim Hickner 

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