[Tweeters] Red Knot at Crockett Lake
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Wed Jul 31 19:31:44 PDT 2013
Blair Bernson and I birded Whidbey Island and Eide Road, Stanwood today.
At Crockett Lake around 11 a.m. - a moulting adult Red Knot at Crockett Lake. It was quite red until the rear end of the underparts, but too distant for photos. Also present 50 + Semipalmated Plovers. There was single Red-necked Phalarope at one of the two ponds at the south end of Crockett on the opposite side of the road from the lake. A Green Heron at Coles Road pond earlier.
At Eide Road late afternoon there were 2 Pectorals, 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper, 10 Lesser and 1 Greater Yellowlegs. Also 6 Red-necked Phalaropes, c15 Westerns and a couple of Leasts.
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