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Date:         Mon, 6 Aug 2007 19:28:06 -0400
Sender:       Georgia Birders Online <GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Steve Barlow <sb326@MAIL.GATECH.EDU>
Subject:      GA RBA, Aug 4 2007
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hotline: Georgia Rare Bird Alert number: 770-493-8862 to report: 770-493-8862 or coverage: Statewide compiled: Saturday Aug 4, 2007 (8:57 pm) compiler: Jeff Sewell transcriber: Steve Barlow


Shorebirds continue to be seen at several localities (for directions to these locations see UPLAND SANDPIPERS numbers are growing at the Marshallville sod farm, Macon Co., which is the most reliable site in GA for this species, with about 28 there on Aug 4: Bank Swallow reported there Aug 1 was not found and the only other shorebirds were LEAST SANDPIPERS. The Perry Sod Farm off Hwy 96 just N of Perry, just E of I75, was quiet on Aug 4 with no sign of the possible BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER seen Aug 1.

A variety of shorebirds continue at the Taff Rd / Brandon Farm Rd area of Bartow County with the following present on Aug 4: SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, SOLITARY SANDPIPER, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER A STILT SANDPIPER was seen Jul 31.

SOLITARY SANDPIPER, SPOTTED SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER were reported Aug 3 from Lake Nottley, Union Co. where shorebirds are unusual:

Shorebird numbers and diversity at the E.L. Huie facility in Clayton Co. were relatively low Aug 4 with LEAST SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER, LESSER YELLOWLEGS

14 MISSISSIPPI KITES were seen Aug 4 in Macon Co. along Juice Plant Rd off hwy 127 E of Marshallville. for other locations where Kites have been seen recently see the previous RBA:

This concludes the current edition of the Georgia Rare Bird Alert. For information about the Georgia Ornithological Society, see, or email us at information AT To join GOS, send a check for $20 to GOS, P.O. Box 181, High Shoals, GA 30645

Dr Stephen Barlow Senior Research Scientist School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30032-0400, USA

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