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Date:   Wed, 14 Jun 2000 17:55:57 -0400
Reply-To:   E R Horsey <lhorsey@MINDSPRING.COM>
Sender:   Georgia Birders Online <GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   E R Horsey <lhorsey@MINDSPRING.COM>
Subject:   Re: White ibis
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The Audubon pre-picnic birdwalk had a pair of first-year white ibis at the Newman Wetlands Center. Best bird of the day for me. Liz Horsey

-----Original Message----- From: Georgann Schmalz <georgann.schmalz@FERNBANK.EDU> To: GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU <GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2000 3:29 PM Subject: [GABO-L] White ibis

>Hello all, > >Peter Gordon at the Elachee Nature Center asked me to post >his sighting of 25-30 immature white ibis flying very low over >Chicopee Lake near Elachee Nature Center (near Gainsville) >at 7:30 pm on 12 June 2000. They were headed for an adjoining >marsh. > >I banded birds this morning in Fernbank Forest. The catch of the >day was a recaptured female wood thrush with a very active >brood patch. Also a recaptured Carolina wren from 1997, >a Carolina chickadee and wrenules. (I might add that the >wood thrush was recaptured from last Thursday. But before >you snicker, we have had some nice one and two year >recaptures of wood thrushes). > >While in the forest, I heard a northern parula singing. Rather >rare nowadays for Fernbank, but I seem to hearing more of >them the past few weeks from small woodlots. I even >had one on my Breeding Bird Survey two weeks ago. >Is anyone else experiencing similar appearances of parulas >where they haven't been before. Or am I just lucky this year? > >I have also had a scarlet tanager singing in my yard and >neighbors' the past two Sunday mornings. Even though I >have listened for him at other times, he only appears and sings >on Sunday mornings. Is he trying to tell me something? > >Later, > >Georgann > > > > > >-- >*********************** >Georgann Schmalz >Fernbank Science Center > >***********************

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