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Thursday, August 14, 2014
Fwd: Aug. 14th morning walk
Prospect reptd by Eni Falci
To: prosbird Sent: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 10:23 am Subject: Aug. 14th morning walk
Too nice a day to stay away from the park and good winds last night so hopeful of new arrivals. Met us with Gus by chance and we walked the Lullwater to Ricks & Pools by way of the horse path to Ravine. Highlight of day was probable Louisiana Waterthrush in Ambergils Waterfall.
Green Heron 3 juv. on log in Lullwater still had downy head feathers
Great Blue Heron flyby Lullwater
Mallard female with 3 juv.
Wood ducks numerous females and juv. on upper pool
Mute Swan 1 w/5 signets
Belted Kingfisher heard Gus saw it before we met
Red bellied Woodpecker heard
Eastern Wood Pewee calling and seen wood above Ricks
House Wren 2 adults w/juv. feeding - wood above Ricks]
Robin numerous juv.
American Redstarts many horse trail behind music pagoda