[birding] Caspian Tern, Benton Co

J. Simmons woodpecker97330 at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 28 11:52:38 PDT 2006


I was there at soon after 10 and the bird was not.  Just passing
through...

Jamie

--- "Fontaine, Joe" <Joe.Fontaine at oregonstate.edu> wrote:

> Hi All,
>  
> As of 0940 there was an adult CASPIAN TERN at the Knoll Terrace
> Sewage Ponds (directions below).  The bird was doing laps around
> the back pond for the 10 minutes I was there.  
>  
> Also, I checked out EE Wilson for a bit this morning.  No Purple
> Martins anywhere  but here are a couple of birds I saw:
> GREEN HERON 1
> WILLOW FLYCATCHER 1
> COOPER'S HAWK 1 imm
>  
> No shorebirds anywhere.  If anyone has some insight into potential
> shorebird habitat in the country, I'd be interested in knowing
> about it.  The usual spots (Finley, Philomath STP, EE Wilson,
> Monroe STP, Knoll Terrace STP) are all pretty lame right now. 
> Cabell Marsh looks like it might be good in another few weeks but
> that's about it so far as I know.
>  
> Directions:
> Elliot Circle is north of town off of 99W.  Head N out of town on
> 99W, turn right onto Elliot Circle by the Mary's River Lumber Co. 
> Follow Elliot Circle around until you see the Knoll Terrace mobile
> home park.  Turn right into it and wind your way to the back (over
> copious speed bumps).  The sewage ponds are behind a gate but you
> can see everything you need to from the gate.
>  
> Good Birding,
> Joe
>  
> Joe Fontaine
> Dept of Fisheries & Wildlife
> 105 Nash Hall
> Oregon State University
> Corvallis, OR 97331
> joe.fontaine at oregonstate.edu
>  
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