Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 06:10:17 -0800
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From: Steve Holzman <steve_holzman@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Georgia RBA-December 17, 2002
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*December 17, 2002
hotline: Georgia Rare Bird Alert
date: December 17, 2002
to report: 770-493-8862 or firstname.lastname@example.org
compiled: December 18, 2002 (9:03 p.m.)
compiler: Jeff Sewell
transcriber: Steve Holzman
The following is a transcription of the Georgia Rare Bird Alert for
Tuesday, December 17, 2002. The RBA is a service of the Georgia
Ornithological Society. To join the Georgia Ornithological Society,
send a check to P.O. Box 5825, Valdosta, Ga. 31603. Dues are
$20/year.) Jeff Sewell is the voice of the RBA.
Anne Waters reported a CAVE SWALLOW (of the SW or Mexican race) at
the Merry Bros. Brickyard Ponds (see “BIRDING GEORGIA” for
directions) near the top of a high clay mound off Mining Haul Rd. to
the SW. The bird was seen on Saturday, Dec. 14, but not relocated on
On the Macon CBC on Dec. 14 Ty Ivey reported 1 TUNDRA SWAN, 1
NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW and 1 CAVE SWALLOW from the Brickyard
Ponds (on private property).
Tim Keyes reported 2 possible CAVE SWALLOWS from the Cumberland
Island CBC on Sat. Dec. 14.
On Sunday Michael Beohm reported a single CAVE SWALLOW among the tree
swallows at the Altamaha WMA in McIntosh County. Directions: turn on
the main road beside the offices and go on past the big pond toward
the interstate bridge. You will see a fishing pier on the second big
lake, on the left-hand side of the road. Walk out this pier and look
toward the first grass island near the wood duck nest boxes.
All these CAVE SWALLOWS are of the Mexican/SW race.
This concludes the rare bird report for Tuesday December 17.
Steve Holzman, Athens, GA, USA
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