Gail Menk and yours truly birded this site this morning (11/6) from 7 a.m. to
10 a.m.  Overcast and windy.  Aside from the "regulars," the following birds
were observed, mostly in the large most easterly pond, and much the same as
seen by Howard Horne on 11/5:

1 Eared Grebe (very dark and showing very little white) keeping company with
6 Ruddy Ducks, 3 male & 3 female.
13 White Ibis
10 Green-winged Teal
Lots of Blue-winged Teal
10 Northern Shovelers
5 Gadwalls
2 American Wigeon
3 Ring-necked Ducks
6 Lesser Scaup
1 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Kestral
12 Coots
3 Avocet
3 Spotted Sandpipers
1 Snipe
2 Flickers
2 Phoebes
2 Barn Swallows
2 House Wrens
3 Ruby-crowned Kinglets
2 Shrike
2 Palm Warblers
Several Savannah Sparrows
3 Song Sparrows
10 Eastern Meadowlarks
12 Boat-tailed Grackles

55 total species were observed.

After leaving the above site, I went by the Tram Road Water Treatment
Facility (Southeast Farm).  The gate to the farming areas was closed.  I
checked the holding ponds and found several of both Yellowlegs and Least
Sandpipers together with a dozen or so Dunlins and 2 Barn Swallows.  Also,
could not see a single bird on the fences or flying over the agricultural

Keith MacVicar
Tallahassee  FL
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