|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.
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
>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
>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?
>Fernbank Science Center