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Please allow me to rescind my recently posted report of a YELLOW-BREASTED
CHAT. Upon further study, it is unlikely I observed this bird.

Apologies for any confusion about that.

Thanks,
Devin Peipert


On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 7:10 PM, Devin Peipert <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Victoria Lungu and I observed the Nelson's Sparrow at the east blind at
> Heron Pond with John Solodar. We also spotted a common yellow-throat at
> that location. We are very confident we saw a sedge wren on the trail to
> the blind, but given the number of marsh wrens out today (and given that it
> was hunkered down and somewhat obscured by tall grasses), we will likely
> not report the sedge on eBird.
>
> On the trail to the east of the east blind, we observed another likely
> sedge wren (though again, will likely not report for the same reasons), as
> well as two yellow-breasted chats.
>
> Later in the day, on the trail to the west blind of Heron Pond, we flushed
> a number of somewhat distant sparrows that we were not able to identify,
> and finished at that spot with a bobolink.
>
> Devin Peipert
> Jerseyville, IL
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM, John and Nancy Solodar <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Around 11:00 AM this morning there were at least 3 Marsh Wrens, maybe
>> more, and one Nelson's Sparrow in front of the blind that sits on the east
>> side of Heron Pond.  Also one House Sparrow and a report of a Sedge Wren on
>> the trail leading to the blind.  I did not refind the latter.
>>
>> Almost no shorebirds, save for one flying flock of seven that cruised
>> over Heron Pond then disappeared.
>>
>> John Solodar
>> St. Louis County, MO 63130
>>
>>
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