Re: summering shorebirds and minor miscellanea

Lisa Ruby

We had a Greater Yellowlegs at Lake Hodges this morning.

Lisa Ruby
Sabre Springs

On 6/8/2021 11:46 AM, via wrote:
In the miscellanea category, landbird migrants have thinned considerably
(no surprise!), with a migrant Pacific-slope Flycatcher at the Tijuana
Estuary on 8 June, and a W. Wood-Pewee and Willow Flycatcher in
Encinitas on 7 June. There was still a lingering Northern Fulmar off La
Jolla on 4 June, where also a lingering/summering Black Turnstone. And
speaking of presumed summering shorebirds, today's (8 June) totals of
non-breeders on public-access sections of South San Diego Bay were:

Black-bellied Plover: 40

Semipalmated Plover: 20

Whimbrel: 3

Long-billed Curlew: 11

Marbled Godwit: XX

Ruddy Turnstone: 2

Black Turnstone: 2

Red Knot: 9 (surprisingly 6 of the 9 were in partial or full alternate

Western Sandpiper: 13

Short-billed Dowitcher: 80 (2 in alternate)

Greater Yellowlegs: 6

Willet: XX

--Paul Lehman, San Diego

Lisa Ruby
Sabre Springs

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