Big Pine area birds

Observers: Darrin Heindel and Tom Heindel
Verification: MONO
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Date: 05/28/2008
Time: 05:44 PM -0400


On 28 May, an American Bittern and 3 Cattle Egrets were at Klondike Lake and 4 Franklin Gulls, all adults, were at Klondike Lake (2 birds) and Tinemaha Reservoir (2 birds). They were smaller than adjacent Ring-billed and California Gulls and had a black head with dark red bill, and sported a white bracelet medial to the black primaries.