[Ontbirds]Eared Grebe and more @ Exeter lagoons...

Rick Thornton rickthor at sympatico.ca
Sun Aug 22 17:11:35 EDT 2004


This afternoon, braving a cat4 southwestern gale, the following species
were observed at the Exeter lagoons....
 
Eared Grebe - middle cell
Black Bellied Plover - 2 moulting adults - west cell
Ruddy Turnstone - 1 moulting adult - north west cell 
Baird's Sandpiper - 2  adults - west cell
Boneparte Gull - many winter adults - middle cell
Sanderling - juvenile - east cell
Greater Yellowlegs - 1 adult - west cell
Solitary Sandpiper - 1 adult - west cell
Semipalmated Plover - many - west cell
Harrier - female flying by within 10 feet
Coot - family
 
 
Exeter lagoons are a mile and a quarter to the west of the intersection
of highways 4 and 83 approximately 30 miles north of London in Exeter.
Turn south at the cemetery which is Airport Line road and drive to the
second gate on the left. Park without blocking the entrance and walk in.
Just a reminder that you are required to possess and display on your
dashboard an annual permit that is obtained at the town office during
business hours at no cost. Town office is at the intersection of Main St
and Sanders St.

Good Birding..
Rick Thornton


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