[EBB Sightings] Hayward Reg. Shoreline -- Sunday High Tide

[EBB Sightings] Hayward Reg. Shoreline -- Sunday High Tide

patrick.king
Sun Aug 13 20:52:50 PDT 2006
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    Bob Power?s exciting post on Saturday prompted me to load the minivan full
    of kids and head to Franks?s Dump at Hayward Regional Shoreline.  High
    tide was about 4.15 p.m.
    
    
    South of the canal trail were 2 Red-necked Phalaropes and 3 Long-billed
    Curlews in the marsh.
    
    
    North of the canal trail in the mudflat were a gazillion Red Knots and all
    of the other birds that Bob described.  Several Surfbirds and Ruddy
    Turnstones were on the first mudflat island near the trail.  Further along
    were Least Terns, Elegant Terns, and Forster?s Terns.
    
    
    Another birder shared scope views of a Golden-Plover sp.  I wouldn?t have
    found this bird among its thousand cousins on my own, but its plumage
    contrasted remarkably well with the Black-bellied Plovers that surrounded
    it.
    
    --Patrick King
    Pleasant Hill / Berkeley
    
    
    


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