Tue, 30 March 2010 -- The female LONG-TAILED DUCK is still on the
west side of Ten Mile R. bridge. There were storms all around when I
went to look for the LTDU. I cajoled an approaching hail storm to stay
back until I saw Ms Duck, and I safely made it into the garage at home!
While in Fort Bragg, I quickly walked down the Skunk RR tracks and
played a tape of SORA. Jerry White had heard one last Saturday.
I'm not sure where he had it, but it answered the call fairly close to the
Rose Mem'l cemetery. That is such a nice, quiet spot, as long as the train
isn't rattling by. Jerry thoroughly checked for the YELLOW-BELLIED
SAPSUCKER and had NO luck. I believe that Richard Hubacek is the
last person to see it on 4 March.
North of Fort Bragg (MEN), CA
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