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Hunting Island SP, SC
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- From: "Paul Champlin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 08:58:59 EDT
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I visited Hunting Island State Park, SC on Sunday and had a my first look of
the year at a good number of shorebirds and great (15 feet away) looks at
several Painted Buntings (visiting the feeder at the nature center).
Highlights forced down by several T-storms included:
Marbled Godwits (23)
A single sleeping Godwit that looked like a Hudsonian.
Semi Sandpiper (35)
Short-billed Dow (300+)
Peep sp. (200) a bit far for binoculars
Am. Oystercatcher (2)
Black-belied Plover (5)
Golden Plover (1 imm.)
Semi. Plover (1)
I also had:
1 Least Tern
1 Common Tern
1 Forsters Tern
and lots of the regular species.
The bulk of the migrants were on the salt pannes on the right, just before
the bridge onto the island.
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