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With red face, I'm withdrawing the Ruddy Duck sighting....  Ah.... distant
digiscoped photos are revealing.... and that is good.....
Greg Swick
Ozark



On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Greg Swick <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Highlights of my trip to Aldrich this morning included 4 Ruddy Ducks and 10
> species of shorebirds.  One flock of Blue winged teal that flew in had 400+
> individuals with around 10 Shovelors and a single Dowitcher!
>
> Location:     Stockton Lake--Aldrich Arm
> Observation date:     8/25/10
> Notes:     Observer: Greg Swick   (photos of Ruddy Duck if necessary)
> Number of species:     40
> Canada Goose     225
> Wood Duck     23
> Mallard     7
> Blue-winged Teal     550
> Northern Shoveler     10
> Ruddy Duck     4
> Great Blue Heron     35
> Great Egret     6
> Green Heron     5
> Turkey Vulture     12
> Bald Eagle     1
> Red-tailed Hawk     1
> Semipalmated Plover     5
> Killdeer     125
> Spotted Sandpiper     4
> Solitary Sandpiper     1
> Lesser Yellowlegs     1
> Semipalmated Sandpiper     8
> Least Sandpiper     32
> Pectoral Sandpiper     7
> Stilt Sandpiper     1
> Short-billed Dowitcher     1
> Ring-billed Gull     15
> Forster's Tern     3
> Mourning Dove     40
> Yellow-billed Cuckoo     1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker     1
> Pileated Woodpecker     2
> Eastern Phoebe     5
> Eastern Kingbird     2
> Red-eyed Vireo     1
> American Crow     20
> Barn Swallow     25
> Cliff Swallow     1
> Eastern Bluebird     2
> Yellow Warbler     1
> Common Yellowthroat     1
> Grasshopper Sparrow     1
> Northern Cardinal     2
> Indigo Bunting     1
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v2(http://ebird.org)
>
> Good birding,
> Greg Swick
> Ozark, MO
>
> --
> *I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we
> unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright*. ~Henry David Thoreau
>



-- 
*I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we
unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright*. ~Henry David Thoreau

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