Alan Barron concluded, and the rest of us present agreed, that this bird
is a LITTLE STINT. I have posted photos in a new CALBIRDS folder.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Sterling" <jsterling@...>
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"CALBIRDS@yahoogroups. com" <CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 9:08 AM
Subject: [CALBIRDS] Fwd: [CB] Fw: [nwcalbird] RED-N. STINT, Great-t.
Grackles, in Del Norte Co.
> Chet Ogan called me this morning to report that the Red-necked Stint
> is still there.
> John Sterling
> 26 Palm Ave
> Woodland, CA 95695
> 530 908-3836
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> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Chet ogan <chet_ogan@...>
>> Date: July 6, 2011 9:19:20 PM PDT
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: [CB] Fw: [nwcalbird] RED-N. STINT, Great-t. Grackles, in Del
>> Norte Co.
>> Reply-To: Chet ogan <chetogan@...>
>> Lucas Brug found a Breeding plumaged Red-necked Stint at Alexandre
>> Del Norte County. See Alan Barron's message below. To get to
>> Alexandre Dairy
>> on Lower Lake Road take 101 north to Morehead Rd (last road before
>> Smith River). Go left (west) on Morehead and north on Bailey Rd also
>> known as
>> Lake Earl Drive, turn right (west) on Mosely Rd, follow it to its
>> end, turn
>> right (north) at the intersection onto Lower Lake Road. The large
>> pond at the
>> dairy is on the right about a half mile north of Mosely.
>> Alan Barron also reported 260+ Elegant Terns in Crescent City Harbor,
>> Caracara was near HWY 101 37 mile marker north of the Smith River.
>> Grackles were around the above described pond. Shorebirds are on the
>> move south.
>> Lake Tolowa near the Pacific Shores defunct subdivision is worth
>> checking out.
>> Good birding
>> Chet Ogan
>> ----- Forwarded Message ----
>> From: Alan Barron <flockfinder@...>
>> To: NWCalbird <email@example.com>
>> Sent: Wed, July 6, 2011 8:26:30 PM
>> Subject: [nwcalbird] RED-N. STINT, Great-t. Grackles, in Del Norte
>> Today around 6pm Lucas Brug spotted a breeding plumaged RED-NECKED
>> STINT at the
>> Alexandre Dairy near Fort Dick at the big pond along Lower Lake Road.
>> I got
>> there soon afterwards as the bird foraged on the east side of the
>> middle of the
>> pond mostly, while flocks of other peeps dodged a Peregrine
>> repeatedly. When I
>> left at 8pm, bird was still present.
>> The 3 male GREAT-TAILED GRACKLES also moved about the pond area.
>> See my postings earlier today for the CRESTED CARACARA and 263
>> ELEGANT TERNS for
>> a wonderful Del Norte County birding day review.
>> Alan D. Barron
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