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Santee NWR and Orangeburg sod farms birds

Hi C-Birders,

Caroline Eastman and I drove down to Santee, SC for the C.B.C., which was
yesterday, 29 Dec 2001. Very successful. Lex Glover found four different
species of goose at the Bluff Unit of Santee NWR -- Canada, Snow, Greater
White-fronted, and Ross's. This morning Caroline and I walked the Wright's
Bluff Nature trail and got three of these four from the goose observation
platform, missing the Greater White-fronted Goose.

We stopped by the Orangeburg sod farms on the way home. The best bird was a
single Lapland Longspur mixed in with a large flock of American Pipits.

Here is our list from an hour at the sod farms, which are along US 301 just
southwest of I-26 in Orangeburg County, SC:

Turkey Vulture
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Common Snipe
Mourning Dove
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
Loggerhead Shrike
Blue Jay
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Northern Mockingbird
American Pipit
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Pine Warbler
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Lapland Longspur
Northern Cardinal
House Finch
American Goldfinch

Robin Carter
Columbia, SC