Owens & Death Valley weekend

From: various
Email: tjheindel@aol.com
Date: 10/29/01
Time: 8:40:42 AM
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On 27 Oct a group birded Owens Valley wetspots and found an adult male Peregrine Falcon and 4 Ross's Geese at Cottonwood Marsh, Owens Lake, and Judy Wickman found 2 Red-necked Phalarope at Dirty Socks. On 28 Oct a group birded Death Valley and found another Peregrine Falcon, 1 Merlin, 1 Common Moorhen, 12 Lewis's Woodpeckers, 1 female Vermilion Flycatcher, 2 Western Scrub-Jays, 2 Clay-colored Sparrows, 2 Swamp Sparrows, and 1 White-throated Sparrow. Chris Howard and Rosie Beach found an American Crow at an unusual location, Stovepipe Wells.