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Fantastic find, Mark.  If I still had both eye teeth I'd give 'em for a Black-headed Grosbeak in MO!

Edge Wade
Columbia, MO
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On Sep 24, 2013, at 10:54 PM, Mark Haas wrote:

> Spurred by numerous postings with long lists of warblers sighted, I visited Maintz Wildlife Preserve today in hopes of adding to the excitement. Despite a cool, clear, and calm morning, I only saw or heard a single migrant warbler, a Nashville. Hard to explain.
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> However, nice consolation prizes came in the form of two Solitary Sandpipers foraging in the areaís small wetland, Marsh Wrens singing in the grassland nearby, and then, as I admired the wrens, a beautiful male Black-headed Grosbeak landed atop a sumac just 15 steps away. Iíll take that!
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> Mark Haas,  Jackson,  Cape County,  MO


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