Wilson's Phalarope(Monday) Tri-County-aka jas. pate philip S.P.
- A WILSON'S PHALAROPE (female in breeding plumage) was present & swimming
around in the flooded field immed. East of the East parking lot, near
the restrooms. (often swimming around amongst vegetation)
25-40 mixed YELLOWLEGS, a few SOLITARY S.P., several SNIPE & 1 probable
STILT S.P. were also present at any given time, many of which were
feeding amongst the wet grasses & out of the water.
After much of the group flushed several times, the Phalarope could not
be immediately relocated & could be in one of the other wetland areas
on the property to the North.
A CASPIAN TERN gave a brief appearance at the new"quarry lake on Stern's
Road at Pratt Wayne.
10-12 GREATER YELLOWLEGS & 1 DOWITCHER spec.were present at another
flooded area along Army Trail rd near Dunham.