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Negative Swallow-tailed Gull search

Negative Swallow-tailed Gull search
By – 9:15 am
As of 9:00 a.m. on Friday morning, no luck refinding the Swallow-tailed Gull photographed late on the 25th in southern Oceanside, San Diego County. The bird was a breeding plumaged adult, and it was just on a random beach which doesn’t seem like the best spot for one to hang out or return to, in any case. We’ve tried the closest spots that make better sense which are Oceanside Harbor and the west end of Agua Hedionda lagoon, as they at least have jetties and piping and piers and docks and buoys and those type features which would seem to be a better place to find a roosting Swallow-tailed, And they have more goals in general. As mentioned by others, the Washington bird moved up and down a 20-mile stretch of coast over the week or so that it was present, so this bird could be virtually anywhere….. Certainly worth checking these spots again over the next several days in case it does simply move up and down a long stretch of coast like the Washington bird did.Paul Lehman, San DiegoSent from the all new AOL app for Android