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  • swamphen@heirborn.net
    Had my first of fall Ruddy Turnstone on a beautiful if slighly muggy and gnatty morning at Mashes Sands this morning. A few Marbled Godwits were also present,
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 31, 2009
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      Had my first of fall Ruddy Turnstone on a beautiful if slighly muggy
      and gnatty morning at Mashes Sands this morning. A few Marbled Godwits
      were also present, and Wilson's Plovers are always a treat.

      Location: Mashes Sands County Park
      Observation date: 7/31/09 (7:00AM/45min)
      Number of species: 37

      Brown Pelican 3
      Double-crested Cormorant 1
      Great Blue Heron 1
      Great Egret 2
      Tricolored Heron 3
      Green Heron 1
      Osprey 1
      Clapper Rail 1
      Black-bellied Plover 1
      Wilson's Plover 2
      Spotted Sandpiper 2
      Willet 7
      Marbled Godwit 4
      Ruddy Turnstone 1
      Semipalmated Sandpiper 1
      Least Sandpiper 3
      Short-billed Dowitcher 6
      Laughing Gull 8
      Least Tern 1
      Forster's Tern 7
      Royal Tern 2
      Sandwich Tern 3
      Black Skimmer 1
      Eurasian Collared-Dove 1
      Mourning Dove 9
      Common Ground-Dove 1
      Downy Woodpecker 1
      Gray Kingbird 2
      Purple Martin 14
      Barn Swallow 10
      Marsh Wren 1
      Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
      Northern Mockingbird 1
      European Starling 4
      Eastern Towhee 1
      Boat-tailed Grackle 6
      House Finch 2

      -Sean P. McCool
      Wakulla County, Florida, USA
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