Monday, May 1, 2017

Govenors island (opened today)

1 Governors Island: 1-May incl. Bobolinks / Shorebirds
Mon May 1, 2017 5:08 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "Ben Cacace" msmythii
At least 6 *Bobolinks* were on the east edge of Hammock Grove including 3
males and 3 females. At the fenced in maintenance area east of Slide Hill
and south of the Urban Farm was a large group of shorebirds including at
least 32 *Least Sandpipers* (more seen by others earlier in the day) plus 2
*Killdeer*. A *Red-breasted Nuthatch* was heard and seen on the Buttermilk
Channel side of building #8 on Nolan Park and an adult *White-crowned
Sparrow* was seen on the west edge of Nolan Park just north of building #20.

Raptors included a juvenile *Red-tailed Hawk* and a pair of *American

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