Running an airboat in such a small area during the nesting season makes
absolutely no sense. Does anyone know who we can contact from the
mitigation project to stop this madness?

Thanks for posting the info

Kurt Radamaker

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001 23:42:55 -0400, Bev Hansen <[log in to unmask]>

>At 6:45 this morning Al and I began searching for the Masked Duck east of
>the library in Pembroke Pines.  We met a group of three birders who had
>also looked for it unsuccessfully on Monday.  Later another birder arrived
>who had been there the previous day.
>About 9 a.m. a crew arrived to do the monthly maintenance on the
>wetland.  Two worked on land removing vegetation by hand, while a third
>used an airboat to reopen channels.  The airboat flushed a number of Least
>Bitterns, egrets and herons, but we saw no Masked Duck.
>Bev Hansen
>Spring Hill, Florida
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