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Of course, that subject line should have read "9/21". But you probably  
already knew that...

Kristi Mayo
Kearney MO (Clay Co.)
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On Sep 22, 2009, at 7:03 AM, Kristi Mayo wrote:

> The Smithville Lake Pelagic was cancelled yesterday due to the  
> weather, but 5 people showed up for a couple hours of birding by car  
> in the rain (1:45 - 4:00 pm).
>
> The lake was very quiet with the exception of one BLACK TERN and a  
> few meandering RING-BILLED GULLS.
>
> From the boat ramp at Sail Boat Cove, we spotted several DOUBLE- 
> CRESTED CORMORANTS.
>
> We walked part of the paved trail at the Smoke N Davey trailhead and  
> observed several RUBY-CROWNED KINGLETS, a SUMMER TANAGER, YELLOW- 
> BILLED CUCKOO, EASTERN PEWEES, RED-EYED VIREOS and the other  
> customary woodland fare. No warblers for us on this short walk in a  
> steady rain.
>
> At Little Platte Marina, one vehicle observed 1 (?) SEMIPALMATED  
> PLOVER in boat ramp parking lot. At the same time, the folks in my  
> vehicle spotted 2 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVERS fraternizing with KILLDEER  
> in the marina parking lot. About 100 or so RING-BILLED GULLS were  
> loafing on the roof of one of the boat slips, along with about 5  
> FRANKLIN'S GULLS and 1 adult CASPIAN TERN.
>
> I have rescheduled the 5th Annual Smithville Lake Pelagic for next  
> Monday, September 28. We'll meet at 1:30 at Camp Branch Marina, and  
> the boats will depart at 2 p.m., to return at 6 p.m. I am still  
> confirming the original participants for this rescheduled date, but  
> if you are interested I am also maintaining a waiting list. Please  
> email me at [log in to unmask] to be included on the waiting list.
>
> Kristi Mayo
> Kearney MO (Clay Co.)
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