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FLORIDA STATEWIDE RARE BIRD ALERT UPDATE
- * FL00010.13
Phone: 561-340-0079  (for taped message and to report sightings)
* Compilers: Hank and Dotty Hull
email: [log in to unmask]

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This is Dotty Hull reporting the Florida Statewide Rare Bird Alert for
Friday , October 13. This report is sponsored by FLORIDA NATURE TOURS, which
offers two April and two May tours to the Dry Tortugas and several South
Florida tours, as well as private guiding. For information go to
http://www.floridanaturetours.com or call 407-363-1360. Reports are followed
by coordinates from the DeLorme Florida Atlas & Gazatteer. To leave a
report, press 4 now and begin speaking after the tone.


SPECIES MENTIONED
MAC GILLVRAY’S WARBLER
LONG-BILLED CURLEW
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
Migration report

MONROE COUNTY
An adult MacGillivray's Warbler was seen at 4:00 P.M. on 10/12  at the
Botanical Garden on Stock Island, just before you get to the island of Key
West. The bird was seen behin Desbian’s Pond. No further sightings were
reported on 10/13. To reach the gardens when on Stock Island on US 1 go past
the golf course and turn right on Junior College Rd. at Mile Marker 4.2.
This is the last road before bridge to Key West. The Gardens are on the
right in 0.2 mile. De Lorme p. 127, D 1-2

DUVAL COUNTY
A LONG-BILLED CURLEW was still present on 10/12 at Ward’s Bank in Hugenot
Memorial Park in NE Jacksonville. There were also 12 LESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULLs, mostly at the jetty. From I-95 north of Jacksonville, take Rt. 105
east to the ocean. Watch on the right for the park. De Lorme p. 58, A1

Migration report
A Black-billed Cuckoo was seen in the mangroves at the end of the paved road
(just beyond the turnaround) at the north end of Fort De Soto Park in St.
Petersburg. No reports on other migrants today.

Sixteen warbler species, including 1 CANADA, Blackburnian, Black-throated
Green, and Kentucky on the north side at San Felasco park in Gainesville on
10/11.

Twenty warbler species, including a male Wilson’s Warbler, plus many other
migrants were seen at Turkey Creek Sanctuary in Palm Bay on 10/13.

Good Birding!

Documentation of rarities for FL Ornithological Society Records Committee
should be sent to
FOSRC, c/o Archbold Biological Station, PO Box 2057, Lake Placid FL 33862.

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