Valeport Marsh Today.
- Today, I had a number of sightings near the Valeport Picnic Site. Among the
more interesting birds were:
7-Clark's Grebes with one pair having 2 smaller greblings. Another adult was
with large juvenile.
1-Great Blue Heron.
600+ Franklin's Gulls including many juveniles
150+- Black Terns including many juveniles
70+ Forster's Terns also including many juveniles.
1-vocal Virginia Rail--giving the 'squealing call.'
18- Pied-billed Grebes. Two family groups comprised of five fairly large
juveniles plus adults.
1-adult Turkey Vulture.
2-male Wood Ducks in molt.
Many duck broods including Ruddy Ducks, Redhead, Canvasbacks and Mallards.
1- Sedge Wren
16-Black Terns including many juveniles.