Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Rare bird sighted in area



An unusual avian visitor to Charlotte County is a large shorebird called the whimbrel.  This is a very large shorebird with a long down-curved bill for picking and probing in the mud for invertebrate prey.  It has been sighted at Cedar Pt, and nearby Palm/Knight Island and Stump Pass by Jeff Bouton, Tom Duch, and Margaret and Bill Dunson.    

Bill Dunson

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