Dayson Basin – 15 May 2017

On Monday, 15 May 2017 a group of 3 birders visited the U.S. Marine Corps Support Facility – Blount Island, Dayson Basin, where we drove the length of the 2.5 mile elevated berm around the property. We made four stops for stationary observations. The basin was very dry and the western side of the property was…

White-rumped Sandpipers

I have White-rumped Sandpipers flagged as “rare” in eBird in the counties I review because they’re a scarce migrant that is often mis-identified. I cringe every time I get a report that relies most heavily on “I saw the white rump in flight”. Not to say that you can’t see the rump on a bird…