Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:27:36 -0500
Reply-To: Trey Mccuen <trey.mccuen@YAHOO.COM>
Sender: Georgia Birders Online <GABO-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Trey Mccuen <trey.mccuen@YAHOO.COM>
Subject: GA RBA 11/16/11
* Georgia statewide
* November 16, 2011
- Birds Reported
Greater White-Fronted Goose
Black-bellied whistling Duck
Le Conte's Sparrow
hotline: Georgia Rare Bird Alert
date: November 16, 2011
to report: 770-493-8862 <tel:770-493-8862>or lambertsewell AT
compiled: November 16, 2011
compiler: Jeff Sewell
transcriber: Trey McCuen
The following is a summary of the Georgia Rare Bird Alert (RBA) Wednesday
evening telephone report, November 10, 2011. The RBA is a service of the
Georgia Ornithological Society. Jeff Sewell is the voice of the RBA.
Two Parasitic Jaeger were seen at the north end of Tybee Island on November
At the Lake Tobosofkee Duck Ponds on November 12 a Nelson's Sparrow and Le
Conte's Sparrow was seen.
On November 13 a blue phase Snow Goose, Black bellied whistling Ducks and
Rusty Blackbirds were seen at Phinizy Swamp.
On November 13 Northern Pintail, Redhead, Canvasback, Greater Scaup,
Dunlin and a late Barn Swallow were seen at the Merry Bros. Brickyard Ponds.
Three Greater white-fronted Geese were seen at the pond on Mashburn Road on
At Savannah NWR just over the border in South Carolina 3 Tundra Swans were
seen on November 13.
A Golden Eagle was seen over the South Milledge Fields on Novemver 14 in
[Transcriber's note: Most, if not all of the sites mentioned in this report
can be found in two excellent resources for birders, Giff Beaton's book
"Birding Georgia", and Ken Blankenship's web site "Wings Over Georgia",
Georgia Birders Online (GABO) is a great resource for timely reports on
state-wide sightings. Some reports on GABO are not included in the periodic
RBAs. This site can be found at
http://listserv.uga.edu/archives/gabo-l.html. If you're reading this,
chances are you already know about it! Please contribute your sightings to
one of our state's best birding resources.
This concludes the current edition of the Georgia Rare Bird Alert. For
information about the Georgia Ornithological Society, see
www.gos.org <http://www.gos.org/>, or email us at information AT gos.org
<http://gos.org/>. To join GOS, see
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