[birding] Finley NWR Stilt Sandpiper continues -- add an Avocet

Hendrik Herlyn hhactitis at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 12:00:00 PDT 2018


Hi all,

The avocet was still at Cabell from 9-11 am this morning, but I was unable
to relocate the Stilt Sandpiper (nor any yellowlegs), despite extended
scanning of the mud flats.

Cheers
Hendrik

On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 8:59 AM, Joel Geier <joel.geier at peak.org> wrote:

> According to eBird, as of this morning an American Avocet (in
> non-breeding plumage) has joined the Stilt Sandpiper at Cabell Marsh.
>
> Cabell Marsh seems to be the happening place for shorebirds in Benton
> County right now!
>
> For birders not familiar with how to get there, Cabell Marsh is
> accessible via the Homer Campbell Memorial Boardwalk, off of the main
> road through the refuge, near where it crosses Muddy Creek. There is
> parking west of the trailhead next to the old farmhouse (which used to
> serve as the HQ). There used to be another trail down to the marsh from
> the south side of that house, but I'm not sure if it's still maintained.
>
> On Tue, 2018-09-18 at 12:10 -0700, Hendrik Herlyn wrote:
> > Still on Cabell Marsh mudflats this morning with 5 Greater Yellowlegs,
> 30+
> > peeps and 3 Long-billed Dowitchers. The flock of Am. White Pelicans has
> > grown to 59.
> >
> > Happy birding!
> >
> > Hendrik
> >
>
> --
> Joel Geier
> Camp Adair area north of Corvallis
>
>
>
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Corvallis, OR


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