Red-necked Stint in San Luis Obispo County
- Hi Birders
My friend brought this report to my attention and the report appears
to have not made it to Calbirds so here it is.
Subject: Red-necked Stint, Morro Bay, July 10
From: William Bouton <bbouton AT charter.net>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2010 21:39:49 -0700
At 6:00 pm today, Saturday July 10, during my fourth (and again
search for the Stilt Sandpiper that had been observed by birders the
two days, I came up with a "consolation prize": a gorgeous, orange-
alternate-plumaged Red-necked Stint.
This bird was observed over a period of just under an hour, and by
birders in addition to me. It foraged on small muddy areas of the
Estuary that are adjacent to South Bay Boulevard. This spot is across
approximately 100 yards north of, where Turri Road intersects with
The Stilt Sandpiper was not seen.
Two Black Skimmers were noted flying across the open water of the
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 USA
bbouton AT charter.net
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