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Salt works, and Nestor Park and misc. 11-17-19

The Little Stint was on it's usual island early this morning, as described by Paul. That island seems to be disappearing as the tides increase.

Also present was an out of season Gull-billed Tern. Correctly I D by Dan Jehl. I thought it a Forster's Tern until several of that species showed up….oops! This bird is wearing a yellow flag type tag on it's right leg, and service band on the left. Talk about out of season..

Later a Wilson's Phalarope showed up at  the same spot.
I searched all the way past 7th. st. for the Pectoral Sandpiper and did not find it. I did see two Lesser Yellowlegs among a group of Greater Yellowlegs.
The far south western pond had an adult Reddish Egret.
Guy McCaskie and I drove down to Nestor Park for the American Redstart, Black-throated Gray Warbler, a green Summer Tanager, and one or two Western Tanagers. All in the far north end. Missed the Cassin's Vireo.
After Guy left I found a sub adult male ( bright red cap, and reddish body ) male Vermillion Flycatcher on the far south fence line, and a dull Yellow Warbler in the Sycamores at that end.
Saturday, 11-16-19,  I walked Lindo Lake mid morning. All very quiet. There are now two Greater White-fronted Geese. The long term adult which hangs out with the domestic geese and a short distance away an immature ( without breast or belly streaking and faint white patch around the base of the bill ) . Same size to the adult and smaller compared to domestic geese there.
Dave Povey

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