Wednesday, May 1, 2019

5/01 Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (RMBS)

5/01/2019 Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (Riverlands/RMBS)
This is what Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary (RMBS/Riverlands) looked like on 5/01/19.
On 5/07 the flood peaked at ~34.4, 21 feet over the flood stage.

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Photos above were shot from Riverlands Way on the levee just east of Heron Pond.
The rails and bitterns were found in marsh below, close to the road.

Road to Ellis Island Parking Lot and under bridge to Lincoln Shields Area

Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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A few of the birds seen, complete set and larger sizes in gallery.
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American Bittern
American Bittern
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Common Yellowthroat
Red-winged Blackbird
Red-winged Blackbird
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail
Forster's Tern
Forster's Tern
Sora
Sora
American Bittern
American Bittern
American White Pelicans
American White Pelicans

Spillway at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Forster's Tern
Forster's Tern
American White Pelicans
American White Pelicans
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
American Bittern
Willets
Willets
Willets
Willets
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail

Photos from gallery

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