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I visited Bradford Farms and was unable to find an UPSA.

I did, however, enjoy a brief looks at a LARK SPARROW.

Devin Peipert
St. Louis City

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Douglas, Ryan <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> This morning I visited Bradford Farm (Boone Co.) with hopes of seeing an
> Upland Sandpiper. Struck out with that one, but I was treated to a GREAT
> HORNED OWL before sunrise, many SEDGE WRENS, a few HENSLOW'S SPARROWS and a
> few shorebirds over on the western pond.
>
> South Farm R-1 Lake lost most of its shorebirds (diversity and
> individuals) overnight. I saw mostly PECTORAL SANDPIPERS and KILLDEER there.
>
> Next, I visited Eagle Bluffs CA from ~7am-8:30am. Three SANDHILL CRANES
> were north of the power line cut in a soybean field. There were thousands
> of RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS, and mixed in I noticed three YELLOW-HEADED
> BLACKBIRDS. A couple BOBOLINKS were also around.
>
> I saw an immature LITTLE BLUE HERON at a water control gate in the
> Distribution Channel. The only shorebird habitat at EBCA right now is in
> the ditch that runs along the eastern edge of Pool 15 and right near the
> south turn around for Pool 14/15. Below are my full checklists for the
> morning. Overall, I would describe the morning's birding as slow slow slow.
>
> Bradford Farm eBird checklist:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S11223962
> South Farm R-1 Lake eBird checklist:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S11223987
> Eagle Bluffs CA eBird checklist:
> http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S11224363
>
> Good birding,
> Ryan
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