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· Re: [CALBIRDS] Re: Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior (Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm)
· Re: Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior (Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm)
· Re: Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior (Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm)
· Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior (Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm)
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  1. Re: [CALBIRDS] Re: Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Hi Michelle,
    
    I've pondered/worried on this as well being an avid lister. I work
    from home and conserve there. But think about this. All the energy
    used for folks to view the Sandpiper was nothing compared to the energy
    used for one NFL football game!
    
    One's hobby is often one's only pleasure in life.
    
    Ruth Rudesill
    Kenwood CA
    On 2014-04-16 10:09, Michelle LaMoustique wrote:
    > It amazes me that people who supposedly love the environment leave a
    > huge carbon footprint by travelling long distances to see a bird, just
    > to add it to their life lists.
    > Michelle Maani
    > Nipomo, California
    
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  3. Re: Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    It amazes me that people who supposedly love the environment leave a huge carbon footprint by travelling long distances to see a bird, just to add it to their life lists.
    Michelle Maani
    Nipomo, California
    
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  5. Re: Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    My apologies to all CalBirds users for the spam that went out in my name. Unfortunately, at least two persons actually clicked on the link. I will follow up with them to see how much damage may result.Vic Leipzig
    Huntington Beach
    
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  7. Marsh Sandpiper / Birder Behavior LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Quoting one persons eBird post commentary on April 12th and wondering had birders cared anything about others vs. Me Me Me, the Marsh may have been around longer for those who had to pay for an airplane ticket and rental car to arrive and find nothing or wait till there day off:
    " - Comments: "MASH arrived in channel with yellowlegs just after sunrise, when low backlighting allowed nice study of the bird's silhouette. Later switched viewing position to the white bridge, where lighting was good but views were still distant. A group of birders on the road attempting to get closer views repeatedly flushed the bird, until it flew far to the east and then southeast into Yolo County. Best views were in flight. The bird returned a short time later, but was again repeatedly flushed, and this time flew southeast into Yolo County and did not return."
    Next time have some respect and consideration for others than just yourself.
    Monte Taylor
    Tustin Ranch, CA
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  9. Fw: News LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
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  11. Fwd: Sonoma Co. Big Day highlight (4-13-14) Black Vulture LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Forwarding my Black Vulture report to North Bay Birds. This is almost certainly the same bird first reported by Josiah Clark and Steve Phillips from Tolay Ranch on March 21.
    Bruce Mast
    Oakland---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: Bruce Mast <cathrasher4@...>Date: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:19 AMSubject: Sonoma Co. Big Day highlight (4-13-14) Black VultureTo: northbaybirds@yahoogroups.comCc: Logan Kahle <logan@...>, Dominik Mosur <polskatata@...>, Lisa Hug <lisahug@...>Folks,Our still nameless Big Day team scoured Sonoma County yesterday as part of the Golden Gate Audubon Society's annual Birdathon. Team consisted of Lisa Hug, Dominik Mosur, Logan Kahle, and myself--three ringers and only one weak link! Our preliminary total ended at 172, with only 5 or so species not detected by the entire group. I'll provide a full trip report once we finish compiling the data. For the moment, I'll just share one highlight. We stopped briefly at Bodega Farm Pond despite the fact that we had previously scouted it and knew it was likely to be dead. Indeed, no action on the pond itself but one of our party, probably Dom, called our attention to some unusual activity in a Vulture kettle up on the ridge to the north of the pond and west of Joy Rd. A half dozen vultures were soaring and wheeling normally but a Raven was harassing a vulture that looked smaller than the others. As it turned, Dom and I shrieked BLACK VULTURE! It was immediately recognizable, both by structure and plumage. Structurally, the bird was bigger than the Raven but smaller than the TVs. It was shorter tailed than the TVs and the all-dark head contrasted more with the sky, making it appear bigger headed than the TVs. Wings were rectangular with differentiated fingers, characteristic of buteos, eagles, and vultures, but the wings were shorter than the TVs. Wing-beats were faster and choppier. Plumage-wise, the bird was solid black with the exception of flashing white patches in the primaries. Notably, the tail was all-black with no white bars.At the start of the day, I had admonished the team: "Do NOT find any Shanks, Stints, Gyrfalcons, or anything else that will distract us from our quest!" A lot of good that did. We abandoned our route and tried to refind the bird as the kettle seemed to move over the ridge. We drove to the top of Joy Road but realized it quickly enters oak-conifer cover that precludes any sky watching. Coming back down the hill, we found one turn-out at the gate to a pasture on the west side of the road that provided marginally better viewing of the ridge than the pond itself. TVs were still swooping in and out of view along the ridge but no longer in a nicely organized kettle. After a few minutes, we gave up on the BLVU and resumed our big day quest. Unfortunately, our photographic attempts were dismal failures. Hopefully other observers will experience better results.You can support GGAS's great conservation work by donating to GGAS athttps://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/goldengateaudubon/campaign.jsp?campaign=411&fundraiser=110590560
    Bruce MastOakland
    
    
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  13. what is true spring status of Plumbeous Vireo in CA?? LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Every spring during April there are a number of Plumbeous Vireo reports
    in coastal southern California and out in the southeastern deserts.
    Unfortunately, very, very few of these reports are well documented. And
    whereas this species is certainly a rare-but-regular fall and winter
    visitor to s. California (very rare to casual in coastal northern CA),
    that status does not extend to the spring season. And this is true even
    for the southeastern deserts, much less the coastal slope. However, it
    appears that the conventional wisdom among many birders is that this
    species is semi-expected as a SPRING MIGRANT in these same areas. One
    friend who is the eBird reviewer for one of the southern CA counties
    tells me that he has received a fair number of reports to review during
    the past couple weeks (and in previous springs), but very few of which
    contain any sort of contemporary adequate documentation, and which were
    often seen by people who failed to appreciate AT THE TIME OF THE
    SIGHTING how very rare such a bird would be. Some of these reports are
    from areas where individual Plumbeous were known to have wintered. But
    many are not. Wintering Plumbeous regularly remain well in to April--at
    least to mid-April and a few times through late April. And wintering
    birds can easily be missed earlier in the season, or then turn up at a
    "new location" in early spring as many wintering birds shuffle about on
    a local scale in response to shifting vegetation attractability and thus
    changing food supply.
    
    This whole situation is made more complicated, of course, by the ease
    with which some of the duller spring Cassin's Vireos can be
    misidentified as Plumbeous Vireos--and certainly Cassin's is the
    expected "Solitary" Vireo during spring in ALL these areas.
    
    Many spring records of Plumbeous Vireos from a number of counties from
    back in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s are properly being reassessed by the
    local records-keepers and others. Some are probably now thought of as
    lingering winter birds rather than true spring migrants, and some will
    properly be 'let go' as being inadequately documented at the time. We
    just didn't know back then.... There have certainly been major advances
    in our knowledge of Solitary Vireo ID and status/distribution over the
    past several decades.
    
    Most of the very few "good" records of spring migrant Plumbeous are from
    May (including on the southeastern deserts), and there is even an early
    June record from Orange County back in 1993.
    
    In sum, CAN migrant Plumbeous Vireos occur in spring? Yes. But have
    they been over-reported at this season? Definitely yes. I guess we
    should all take one giant step backwards and take extra care in making
    future spring reports of this species, particularly when the bird does
    not clearly involve a lingering winter bird.
    
    --Paul Lehman, San Diego
    
    
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  15. Call for papers: WFO's conference in San Diego CA, October 9-12 LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Hi, Birders:
    
    Western Field Ornithologists is now soliciting papers for presentation during the general science session at its 39th annual conference, hosted by San Diego Field Ornithologists in San Diego, California, October 9-12.
    
    As always, papers should reflect original research or summarize existing unpublished information about birds in western North America. The papers should be presented in a manner that wIll interest serious amateurs and professional field ornithologists alike. Each presentation will be allotted fifteen minutes, including three minutes for questions from and discussion with the audience -- a hallmark of WFO meetings.
    
    Review the call for papers at <http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/docs/2014/CallForPapers_WFO_2014.pdf> Note the range of topics and the geographic area appropriate for the meeting. Also note the format to follow when submitting an abstract, which you can do NOW. July 1 is the deadline for receipt of abstracts.
    
    See <http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org/conference.php> for preliminary information about the conference, and check it regularly for updates. Registration will open in mid-June. Current members of WFO will be able to register in advance of the general public.
    
    I hope to see you in San Diego in October!
    
    Dave Quady
    Berkeley, California
    davequady@...
    
    
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  17. Visitors looking for birds LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    
    From: Bob Starks
    Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2014 4:46 PM
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
    Subject: Visitors looking for birds
    
    Hi Birders,
    
    My wife and I will be travelling in CA in early
    May and are most interested in finding an Allen's Hummingbird and a CA
    Thrasher. We will be coming from Needles, through Bakersfield, then north
    and west to Point Reyes. From there we will angle northeast to I-5, which
    we will take to Oregon.
    
    Any specific help, such as sure-fire locations
    (maybe hummingbird feeders, etc.) would be most welcome.
    
    Contact me at azmtsnowbirds@...
    
    Thanks,
    Bob Starks
    Kalispell
    
    
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  19. No Marsh Sandpiper Sunday LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    As of 10:30 when I left.Judi Sierra- Oakland Write a message...
    
    
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  21. No Marsh Sandpiper this evening LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    The Marsh Sandpiper was seen this morning, apparently between 6:30 and 7:30 am and NOT seen at all for the rest of the day (saturday, 4-12-14). We left the site at 7:30pm. The wind was blowing very hard from the west.
    Dan Brown,
    Sacramento,
    www.naturestoc.smugmug.com
    
    
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  23. RE: [CALBIRDS] Marsh Sandpiper and the weather? LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Weather in nearby Suisun City early this morning the temperature was 46 degrees, and the wind was 18 miles per hour from the south-west. Temperature high was 67 degrees.
    
    Tomorrow, the temperature again will be 46 degrees in the early morning, but the wind will be 11 miles per hour from the north. Temperature high should be 76 degrees.
    
    http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/suisun-city-ca/94585/daily-weather-forecast/2154809?day=2
    
    Would a sandpiper under these condition decide to continue on its "migration" route at 8 AM in the morning or seek a safe place to hunker down until the weather blows over?
    
    --
    
    Michael Feighner
    
    Livermore, CA, Alameda County
    
    <http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfeighner> images[1]
    
    <http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfeighner> http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfeighner
    
    --
    
    ?It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.?
    ? Charles Darwin <http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/12793.Charles_Darwin> --
    
    From: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of garycarlafile@...
    Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:12 PM
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com
    Subject: [CALBIRDS] Marsh Sandpiper
    
    Did I mention,it was very windy most of the morning and at 6:30am on the cold side.
    
    Great Bird!
    
    Gary File
    
    Bakersfield
    
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  25. Marsh Sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Did I mention,it was very windy most of the morning and at 6:30am on the cold side.Great Bird!
    Gary File
    Bakersfield
    
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  27. Marsh Sandpiper NOT present LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Just left the site at 5PM, and the Marsh Sandpiper was NOT present and had not been seen since 8AM or so.
    Hopefully it will return, but those considering a long drive may find this of interest.
    -- Adam Winer
    
    
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  29. GPS to Marsh Sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Here is the GPS coordinates so that whether or not you are coming from the north, south, west, east, or from the moon(!) it is:
     
    GPS:  38.3261227,-121.7060056
     
    Hope this helps for those who have GPS capability in their vehicles.
     
    Monte Taylor
    Tustin Ranch, Californiahttp://www.tsuru-bird.net
     
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  31. Fwd: Updated directions to Marsh Sandpiper Solano County LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    
    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject:Updated directions to Marsh Sandpiper Solano CountyDate:04/12/2014 09:35From:dea freid <lemuria@...>To:North Bay Birds <northbaybirds@yahoogroups.com>
    HI,
    
    If anyone copies and posts the directions I posted yesterday, please use the version below which contains the update I posted last night (update was if going on Rt 80 to Midway Rd exit turn east on Midway (not south)) etc
    Thanks!
    
    From Linda Pittman:
    
    Yes, you can turn left onto Hwy 113 from Hwy 12 east. It might be more direct for you to take I-80 to Vacaville and exit on Alamo east. Continue east on Alamo, which changes to Fry Rd, to Hwy 113. Turn left on Hwy 113 and next road up will be Binghampton Rd.
    
    From Ruth Rudesill:
    There are several ways to go. I suggest going on Hwy 80 to Midway Rd exit past Vacaville- head EAST. Turn Right on Hwy 113 and travel several miles. Turn left on BINGHAMPTON RD. Stay on this road it will change to SWAN RD. Turn right on S LIBERTY ISLAND RD stay on this until a wide left turn. This is where everyone parks. The bird has been in the ditch along the next stretch of road heading towards the levee.
    
    Alternate route: Take wy 80 but get off on Hwy 12 towards Rio Vista. Turn Left on Hwy 113 and go north to Binghampton Rd. I felt it was longer due to driving thru SuisunDea FreidSebastopol
    
    
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  33. Re: [CALBIRDS] Marsh Sandpiper previous records LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Thanks for the info, Paul! It's always good to have these details to fill in any gaps.Almost forgot about the bird in Ensenada recently. That's a beautiful area to visit for a few reasons, including birding.
    
    Cheers!
    Dany Sloan
    Downtown LA, CA
    
    On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Paul Lehman <lehman.paul1@...> wrote:
    For those interested, and to correct a little misinformation being
    passed around both at the sandpiper site and on-line, the previous
    records of MARSH SANDPIPER in the U.S. are: one in CA in late fall last
    year near the north end of the Salton Sea (single observer, one-day
    only, photos), and about 6-7 birds from western Alaska, all from fall:
    mostly from Adak Island (central Aleutians), plus Buldir Is. (w.
    Aleutians), and one from St. Paul Is. in the Pribilofs. But if you are
    talking about "North American" records, then you also need to add in the
    bird found near Ensenada, Mexico, a few years back (also in fall).
    
    So, is this bird an early spring migrant that wintered some unknown
    miles farther south, or did it in fact winter somewhere locally? This
    would seem a bit north of expected latitudes for wintering in this
    species, however.
    
    --Paul Lehman, San Diego
    
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  35. 04/11 -- Marsh Sandpiper images LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Amazing bird! Amazing find!
    
    A few images are here:
    
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/74757345@N02/sets/72157643851039004/
    
    Michael Park
    Berkeley, CA
    
    
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  37. RE: [CALBIRDS] Marsh Sandpiper present LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Read below for today's 4-12-2014 initial continuing sighting of the Marsh Sandpiper.
    
    It would be nice if the first person of the day copy and paste the following directions to post for immediate access to readers avoiding scanning through many emails for the directions.
    
    from Ruth Rudesill:
    
    There are several ways to go. I suggest going on Hwy 80 to Midway Rd exit past Vacaville- head south. Turn Right on Hwy 113 and travel several miles. Turn left on BINGHAMPTON RD. Stay on this road it will change to SWAN RD. Turn right on S LIBERTY ISLAND RD stay on this until a wide left turn. This is where everyone parks. The bird has been in the ditch along the next stretch of road heading towards the levee.
    
    Alternate route: Take I-80 but get off on Hwy 12 towards Rio Vista. Turn Left on Hwy 113 and go north to Binghamton Rd. I felt it was longer due to driving thru Suisun
    
    from Linda Pittman:
    
    Yes, you can turn left onto Hwy 113 from Hwy 12 east. It might be more direct for you to take I-80 to Vacaville and exit on Alamo east. Continue east on Alamo, which changes to Fry Rd, to Hwy 113. Turn left on Hwy 113 and next road up will be Binghamton Rd.
    
    from Ruth R:
    
    There are several ways to go. I suggest going on Hwy 80 to Midway Rd exit past Vacaville- head south. Turn Right on Hwy 113 and travel several miles. Turn left on BINGHAMPTON RD. Stay on this road it will change to SWAN RD. Turn right on S LIBERTY ISLAND RD stay on this until a wide left turn. This is where everyone parks. The bird has been in the ditch along the next stretch of road heading towards the levee.
    
    Alternate route: Take I-80 but get off on Hwy 12 towards Rio Vista. Turn Left on Hwy 113 and go north to Binghamton Rd. I felt it was longer due to driving thru Suisun
    
    --
    
    Michael Feighner
    
    Livermore, CA, Alameda County
    
    <http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfeighner> images[1]
    
    <http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfeighner> http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelfeighner
    
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    ?It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.?
    ? Charles Darwin <http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/12793.Charles_Darwin> --
    
    From: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CALBIRDS@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Linda Terrill
    Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2014 8:13 AM
    To: CALBIRDS@yahoogroups. com
    Subject: [CALBIRDS] Marsh Sandpiper present
    
    The Marsh Sandpiper was seen to fly in at approximately 6:30am <x-apple-data-detectors://0> and present for viewing as dawn broke. As has been the case, it and accompanying yellowlegs are skittish and flushing frequently with cars passing, etc. It has flown off and returned - and flown off again several times since first sighting this morning.
    
    Linda and Scott Terrill
    Los Gatos,CA
    
    Make it happen.
    Make it happen.
    
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  39. Marsh Sandpiper present LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    The Marsh Sandpiper was seen to fly in at approximately 6:30am and present for viewing as dawn broke. As has been the case, it and accompanying yellowlegs are skittish and flushing frequently with cars passing, etc. It has flown off and returned - and flown off again several times since first sighting this morning.Linda and Scott TerrillLos Gatos,CAMake it happen.Make it happen.
    
    
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  41. Re: [CALBIRDS] Marsh sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Yes, very cooperative. More photos...
    
    http://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/MarshSandpiperP1160097a.htm
    
    On Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:42:05 -0700, Graham Chisholm
    <graham.chisholm@...> wrote:
    >Present at 4 pm and very cooperative. The crowd is on the road about half way down the channel within about 100-150' of the bird. Cars are parked along the road.
    --
    Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
    "It turns out we're very good at not seeing things" - Jack Hitt
    
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  43. Marsh Sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    I just put it to bed at 7:30. I am the last one here and leaving. Hopefully it will still be here in the morning.
    
    Dave Pereksta
    Ventura
    
    Sent from my iPhone
    
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  45. Re: [CALBIRDS] Marsh sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Bird still showing nicely at 6:15.
    Robbie Fischer
    Pacifica
    
    Sent from my iPhone
    > On Apr 11, 2014, at 4:42 PM, Graham Chisholm <graham.chisholm@...> wrote:
    >
    > Present at 4 pm and very cooperative. The crowd is on the road about half way down the channel within about 100-150' of the bird. Cars are parked along the road. Good luck.
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  47. Marsh sandpiper LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Present at 4 pm and very cooperative. The crowd is on the road about half way down the channel within about 100-150' of the bird. Cars are parked along the road. Good luck.
    
    
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  49. Marsh Sandpiper previous records LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    For those interested, and to correct a little misinformation being
    passed around both at the sandpiper site and on-line, the previous
    records of MARSH SANDPIPER in the U.S. are: one in CA in late fall last
    year near the north end of the Salton Sea (single observer, one-day
    only, photos), and about 6-7 birds from western Alaska, all from fall:
    mostly from Adak Island (central Aleutians), plus Buldir Is. (w.
    Aleutians), and one from St. Paul Is. in the Pribilofs. But if you are
    talking about "North American" records, then you also need to add in the
    bird found near Ensenada, Mexico, a few years back (also in fall).
    
    So, is this bird an early spring migrant that wintered some unknown
    miles farther south, or did it in fact winter somewhere locally? This
    would seem a bit north of expected latitudes for wintering in this
    species, however.
    
    --Paul Lehman, San Diego
    
    
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