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Southeast Farallon Island update

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    Greetings from the Farallons, The following list comprises recent rare bird sightings from the 3rd -30th September 2006 on Southeast Farallon Island. The crew
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      Greetings from the Farallons,

      The following list comprises recent rare bird sightings from the
      3rd -30th September 2006 on Southeast Farallon Island. The crew
      included Jim Tietz, Matt Brady, Ryan Terrill, Jared Wolfe, Rob
      Fowler, and Adam Brown.

      1 Red-necked Grebe
      3 BROWN BOOBY: Including a pair currently roosting on the island
      14 Greater White-fronted Goose
      4 Ruddy Turnstone
      1 Semi-palmated Sandpiper
      4 Baird's Sandpiper
      3 Pectoral Sandpiper
      3 South Polar Skua
      1 Ring-billed Gull
      30 Arctic Tern (9/26)
      2 Short-eared Owl
      4 Long-eared Owl
      20 Vaux's Swift
      1 ALDER FLYCATCHER: (9/8) Banded on 8th and last seen on 11th. The
      bird was extensively measured, photographed, as well as videoed in
      the field.
      2 EASTERN WILLOW FLYCATCHER: (9/27 and 9/29) Two individuals were
      banded. One on the 27th and one on the 29th. Both birds were
      measured and photographed.
      2 Least Flycatcher
      1 PYGMY NUTHATCH: First record since 1969.
      5 Tennessee Warbler
      3 Chestnut-sided Warbler
      3 Magnolia Warbler
      1 Cape May Warbler
      1 Black-throated Blue Warbler
      1 Black-throated Green Warbler
      3 Black-and-white Warbler
      5 Blackpoll Warbler
      2 American Redstart
      1 Ovenbird
      1 Northern Waterthrush
      2 CONNECTICUT WARBLER (9/6 and 9/13)
      1 MOURNING WARBLER (9/11)
      16 Clay-colored Sparrow
      3 Lark Sparrow
      2 Lark Bunting
      1 Grasshopper Sparrow
      2 White-throated Sparrow
      1 Slate-colored Junco
      1 Lapland Longspur
      2 Rose-breasted Grosbeak
      5 Bobolink
      1 Yellow-headed Blackbird
      1 Orchard Oriole
      1 Baltimore Oriole (9/29)


      Regards from the rock,

      Adam C. Brown
      Southeast Farallon Island
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