2 Black-bellied plovers, 1 l-b curlew, 1 Whimbrel at Owens River/Crowley Lake

Observers: Robert Maurer
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Date: 05/23/2006
Time: 02:35 PM -0400


On Saturday, May 20th, I observed the above birds plus 1 killdeer, 4 willets, 8 Wilson's phalaropes, 2 red-necked phalaropes, 2 avocets, 3 greater yellowlegs, 8 spotted sandpipers at the location where the Owen's River dumps into Crowley Lake. A common loon was at the dam on the 22nd. The black-bellied plovers were in high breeding plumage.