I received a question from one of our list members which made me realize
that a part of my post of two days ago was misleading. Specifically, I had
"I made my first visit to Carson Lake since spring. .... (more about
And then, in a new paragraph:
"Over toward the Rice Drain area (i.e., taking the first left as you
enter the refuge), I found one Solitary Sandpiper."
The problem with that writing is that it makes it sound like the Rice Drain
is a separate refuge. It isn't. It is just the name of a part of Carson
Lake. There's a map right at the entrance to Carson Lake which shows the
names of the various sections of the refuge.
Sorry about the confusion.
| Martin Meyers
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