The American Avocet at Mecox inlet continues, on west side. Now on east side! Feeding.
Remember that a Southampton parking permit is required before 9am and after 6pm. Sent from my birding device > On Aug 23, 2019, at 11:52 AM, Douglas Futuyma <dfutu...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > The American Avocet was still present at 7:30 this morning, on the eastern > side of the (sometime) cut from Mecox Bay to the ocean. It had its head > tucked while I was there, despite birders' relatively close presence. > There were a very few other shorebirds (Piping Plover, Sanderling, > Semipalmated Sandpiper, both Yellowlegs), and Chris Gangemi spotted an adult > Lesser Black-backed Gull amid the Great Black-backed and Herring Gulls.: > > I returned via Shinnecock Inlet and Dune Road. Other than a strong westward > flux of Barn Swallows and a large Tree Swallow flock at Triton Lane, I saw > nothing notable, either during a short sea watch at the inlet or at various > stops to the west. Neither I nor Eileen Schwinn, whom I met at Tiana Beach, > found the Avocet that had been there earlier this week. > > Doug Futuyma > -- > NYSbirds-L List Info: > Welcome and Basics > Rules and Information > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > Archives: > The Mail Archive > Surfbirds > ABA > Please submit your observations to eBird! > -- -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L 3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01 Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --