Chestnut-collared Longspurs, Independence

Observers: Leah and Andrew Kirk
Email: andrewkirk@qnet.com
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Date: 01/12/03
Time: 05:18:25 PM


On this nearly 60 degree January day, we located a flock of 11 C/c Longspurs out at Shepherd Creek alfalfa field. It is the most we have ever seen at once. Also outstanding was the total absence of Horned Larks, which usually winter there by the thousands.