Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary today.

The Holiday wind surfers in Ellis Bay may have displaced terns to Heron Pond
Pics from Paul Bauer Trail East blind
Sibley states RE: Least Tern "Adult breeding; two dark primaries"

White-rumped Sandpipers were viewable from road along the North shore
Pics from 5-28 Ellis Bay. Here w/Semipalmated Sandpiper
Sibley states
"all ages have small reddish area on base of lower mandible, diagnostic if visible"
Fillers.  Bank Swallows

striking plumage stage


Sibley "RITZ-bew"

NON-BIRD Turtle, Spiny Softshell smaller male
Large females w/Northern Shovelers

Bill Rudden
St. Louis MO

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